Faculty Handbook

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

PROMOTION, TENURE, ACADEMIC FREEDOM, AND DUE PROCESS REGULATIONS [ref]The name of this policy was changed from “Regulations on Academic Freedom, Tenure and Due Process” in September 2008[/ref]
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT GREENSBORO

http://provost.uncg.edu/documents/personnel/tenure.pdf
(Approved by the Faculty Council, September 16, 1975; Board of Trustees, October 9, 1975; Board of Governors, May 14, 1976;
Section 8 amended by the Board of Governors, March 12, 1982; adopted by Board of Trustees, April 8, 1982)

(Amended by the General Faculty, September 29, 1990; March 2, 1994; November 1, 1995; April 23, 1997; March 14, 2001; April 5,
2006 and approved by the Board of Trustees, February 7, 1991; April 5, 1995; November 9, 1995; August 28, 1997; April 19, 2001;
November 6, 2003; August 31, 2006 and by the Board of Governors, April 12, 1991; June 9, 1995; February 9, 1996; November 14, 1997
and by the President, September 10, 2001)

(Amended by the Faculty Senate, September 3, 2008; the General Faculty, September 10, 2008;
the Board of Trustees, September 18, 2008; and the President, October 5, 2009)

(Amended by the Faculty Senate, April 7, 2010; the General Faculty, April 28, 2010; the Board of Trustees, September 16, 2010; and
UNC General Administration April 4, 2011)

(Amended by the Faculty Senate, April 18, 2012; the General Faculty, April 25, 2012;
Approved by the Board of Trustees, December 6, 2012; and UNC General Administration on May 20, 2013)


Contents

1. Principles of Academic Freedom and Responsibility in the University Community

2. General Policies on Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure

3. Policies on Appointments, Timing of Reviews, Resignations and Retirement

4. Procedures with Regard to Promotion and Tenure

5. Rights of Special Faculty Members and Fixed-Term Faculty Appointments

6. Reappointment, Nonreappointment, and Requirements of Notice and Review for Tenure Track Faculty

7. Termination of Employment for Reasons of Financial Exigency or Program Curtailment

8. Discharge or the Imposition of Serious Sanctions

9. Implementation of these Regulations

10. Amendments

11. Appendix: Documents Governing the Promotion and Tenure Process at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro