Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Handbook

Chapter 3 Table of Contents

3. Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

3.1 General Policy

3.1.1 Conflict of Interest/Effort

3.1.2 Discrimination

3.1.2.1 Policy on Discrimination and Harassment

3.1.2.2 Sex Discrimination/Sexual Harassment

3.1.3 Disruption of University Activities

3.1.4 Laboratory and Classroom Safety

3.1.5 Political Activities

3.1.6 Statement on Professional Ethics

3.2 Teaching 

3.2.1 Absence from Regularly Scheduled Class Meetings

3.2.2 Faculty Availability

3.2.3 Academic Integrity

3.2.4 Announcements in Class

3.2.5 Class Times

3.2.6 Course Grades

3.2.7 Examination Policies

3.2.7.1 Final Examinations

3.2.7.2 Scheduling of Evening Examinations

3.2.7.3 Scheduling of Examinations During Winter Carnival Week

3.2.8 Release of Grades - Right to Privacy

3.2.9 Scholastic Standards

3.2.10 Student Class Attendance

3.2.11 Student Advising

3.2.12 Early-Term Class Surveys

3.2.13 Teaching Evaluation Policy

3.2.14 Correcting Student Grades and Retention of Student Work

3.3 Research 

3.3.1 Academic Research Centers

3.3.2 Accountability for Grants, Gifts, and Contracts

3.3.3 Hiring Staff

3.3.4 Patent, Research, and Proprietary Rights Policy

3.3.5 Copyright Policy Regarding Scholarly, Academic and Artistic Works

3.3.6 Misconduct in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Endeavors


Revised:
12/08/2016 - Annual Review: No changes made to content.
04/22/2015 - Annual Review: Added new section 3.3.5 Copyright Policy Regarding Scholarly, Academic and Artistic Works and renumbered 3.3.6 Misconduct in Research, Scholarly, and Creative Endeavors from 3.3.5.
03/06/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now policy@mtu.edu. No changes made to content.
01/09/2014 through 02/07/2014 - 2013 Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners, "3.2.10 Student Absences" now reads "3.2.10 Student Class Attendance"
07/18/2011 - 2010 Annual Review: Renumbered: 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6, 3.2.7, 3.2.8, 3.2.9 3.2.10, 3.2.11, 3.2.13, and 3.2.14; added 3.2.12 Early-Term Class Surveys; and to reflect current University titles and practice, MTU is now Michigan Tech and the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.