Faculty Handbook

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May 31, 2013 edition

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Mission of the College
Non-Discrimination Policy
Harassment and Civility
Statement of Diversity

Chapter I. Introduction

Chapter II. Positions and Initial Appointments
A. Tenure-Track Positions
B. Job-Sharing Appointments
C. The Forensics Track
D. Non-Tenure-Track Appointments
E. Non-Tenure-Track Appointments in SSRA
F. Visiting Endowed Professorships
G. Research Associates/Scientists
H. Emeritus Faculty
I. Nepotism

Chapter III. Compensation
A. Salaries and Annual Reviews
B. Garrett Fellows
C. Employee Fringe Benefits
D. Family Leave Plan
E. Short-Term Disability
F. Liability

Chapter IV. Personnel Guidelines and Procedures
A. The Faculty Personnel Committee
B. Tenure-Track Positions
C. Criteria for Evaluation
D. Collection of Information
E. Evaluation of Faculty in the Forensics Track
F. Review Procedures for Tenure, Promotion and Contract
Renewal Cases
G. Periodic Review of Tenured Faculty
H. Evaluation of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
I. Evaluation of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty in SSRA

Chapter V. Teaching Load and Advising
A. Teaching Loads
B. Academic Advising

Chapter VI. Professional Development
A. Sabbatical Leave
B. Leaves of Absence
C. Funds for Scholarship and Instructional Development
D. International Scholarship and Research Fund
E. Grants from External Sources
F. Student/Faculty Research Awards and Other Funds
G. Mentoring

Chapter VII. Faculty Organization and Governance
A. Governance
B. Departments
C. Standing Committees of the Faculty
D. Non-Code Committees

Chapter VIII. Resignation, Retirement and Salary Continuation Plan
A. Resignation
B. Retirement
C. Salary Continuation Plan
D. Phased Retirement

Chapter IX. Policies on Faculty and Student Research
A. Animal Care and Use
B. Institutional Review Board
C. Responsible Conduct of Research Training Policy
D. Institutional Biosafety Committee

Chapter X. Spending Guidelines for Faculty Using Whitman College Funds
A. Common Expenses
B. Reimbursement
C. Family or Companion Expenses
D. Internet Connectivity Fees
E. Cell Phones
F. Home Office
G. Ownership of Equipment
H. Professional Development and ASID Funds