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    Part I: Organizational Structure of Southeastern Louisiana University
    Part II: General University Employment
    Part III: Policies Governing Employment of Faculty
    Part IV: Responsibilities and Duties of Faculty
    Part V: Rights and Privileges Pertaining to Faculty
    Part VI: Other Policies and Procedures
    Part VII: Community-University Relations
    Part VIII: University Procedures in Emergency Situations
    Part IX: Participating in University Governance

 

PART I:
ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE OF
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY


A.
GOVERNING BOARDS - updated Spring 2011

-Board of Regents
-University of Louisiana System
 

B.
INSTITUTIONAL PURPOSE STATEMENT - updated Summer 2013
 
C.
UNIVERSITY STRATEGIC PLAN - updated Fall 2013
 

-Strategic Mission
-Core Values
-Strategic Priorities

 

D.
ORGANIZATIONAL CHART - updated Fall 2013

 
E.
UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS - updated Spring 2011

-Term Appointment of Administrators
-Descriptions of Administrative Positions

 

F.

PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF ADMINISTRATORS

 

-Evaluation of the President and Vice Presidents
-Evaluation of Deans
-Evaluation of Department Heads

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PART II:
GENERAL UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT


A.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN - updated Summer 2013

-General Statement
-Equal Opportunity in Employment

 

B.
NONDISCRIMINATION AGAINST AND ACCOMMODATION OF INDIVIDUALS
WITH DISABILITIES
- updated Summer 2013

-Procedure for Requesting an Accommodation
-ADA Grievance Procedure

 

C.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN EDUCATION
   
 

D.
AIDS POLICY - updated Fall 2013

 
E.1
HARASSMENT & DISCRIMINATION POLICY - updated Summer 2013
-Sexual Harassment
-Other Forms of Harassment
 
E.2 RETALIATION POLICY - updated Summer 2013
   
F.

POLICY REGARDING VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE

 

G.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE WORKPLACE POLICY - updated Summer 2013

 
H.
STATE OF LOUISIANA EMPLOYEE SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY
 

-Purpose
-Definitions
-Policy
-Assistance Program
-Awareness Program
-Applicability
-Effective Date

 

I.
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY'S DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE POLICY

 
J.
DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE PREVENTION POLICY
 
-Prevention, Intervention, Education, Counseling and Rehabilitation Program
-Local, State, Federal Statutes
 
K.
DRUG/ALCOHOL TESTING

 
L.
CODE OF ETHICS FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 
M.

LOYALTY OATH - updated Fall 2013


N.

USE OF UNIVERSITY MATERIALS, FACILITIES, AND LABOR - updated Fall 2013


O.
EMPLOYMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE SAME FAMILY

 
P.
STATE OF LOUISIANA DUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW - updated Summer 2007
   

 
Q.
PERSONNEL FILE POLICY

   
R.
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTS - updated Spring 2011

 
S.
MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

 
T.

OUTSIDE EMPLOYMENT POLICY - updated Spring 2011

 

U.

FRAUD POLICY - updated Spring 2012

 

V.
OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES POLICY ON PUBLIC RECORDS INFORMATION REQUESTS - updated Spring 2008


W.
HIRING TEMPORARY, INTERMITTENT, AND STUDENT EMPLOYEES POLICY - updated Spring 2008

X.
CONSENSUAL RELATIONSHIPS - updated Spring 2008

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PART III:
POLICIES GOVERNING EMPLOYMENT OF FACULTY


A.
APPOINTMENT TO THE FACULTY - updated Spring 2011

-Appointment to and Promotion of Academic Staff
-Procedures
-Types of Appointments
-Appointment by Rank
-Appointment at the Rank of Instructor
-Appointment at the Rank of Assistant Professor
-Appointment at the Rank of Associate Professor
-Appointment at the Rank of Professor
-Faculty Initially Appointed as Associate Professor or Professor
-Part-time Faculty

 

B.
EMPLOYEE IDENTIFICATION CARDS - updated Spring 2011

 
C.
TERMINATION AND NOTIFICATION - updated Spring 2011
 

-Termination for Financial Exigency
-Termination due to Academic Program Discontinuance

-Termination of Appointment by Faculty Members

 

D.
INVESTIGATIONS OF MISCONDUCT
 
-Authorization for Investigations
-Procedure for Conduct of Investigations
-Notification
-Reporting of Findings
-Confidentiality

 
E.
EVALUATION OF FACULTY - updated Spring 2010
 
-Procedures for Annual Evaluation
-Departmental Evaluation Guidelines
-Elements of Evaluation
-Levels of Performance
-Remediation of Tenured Faculty
-Academic Dismissal of Tenured Faculty

 
F.
PROCEDURE FOR RESOLVING FACULTY COMPLAINTS - updated Summer 2013
 

-Ombudsperson
-Mediation
-Faculty Grievances
-Faculty Grievance Committee
-Faculty Grievance Procedures
-Grievance Committee Membership and Selection
-Roles of Members
-Southeastern Louisiana University Faculty Grievance Form

 

G.
ORIENTATION OF NEW FACULTY MEMBERS

 
H.
TENURE AND PROMOTION GUIDELINES
 

-Principles of Tenure
-Principles of Promotion
-Principles of Tenure and Promotion
-Guidelines for the Evaluation of Candidates for Tenure and Promotion
-The Categories for Evaluation of Tenure and Promotion
-Criteria for Tenure
-Evaluation During the Probationary Period
-Criteria for Promotion
-Procedures for Tenure and Promotion Reviews
-Promotion Decision
-Tenure Decision
-Evaluation Schedule for Tenure and Promotion
-Interim Review Schedule for Probationary Faculty
-Tenure and Promotion Guidelines Endnotes

 

I.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE FLUENCY updated Fall 2007

 

J.
EMERITUS TITLES - updated Fall 2011

-Granting of Emeritus Titles
-Criteria for Emeritus Status

 

K.
TERMINATION/SEVERE SANCTION OF
TENURED FACULTY FOR CAUSE
-updated Fall 2002

-Professional Ethics
-Collegial Behavior
-Moral Behavior
-Incompetence and Insubordination
-University Level Faculty Review Panel

 

L.
SUMMER TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS AND COMPENSATION - updated Summer 2013
   
M.

TELECOMMUTING POLICY

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PART IV:
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES OF FACULTY


A.
BASIC DUTIES OF FACULTY MEMBERS

-Reasonable and Prudent Behavior
-Adequate Supervision
-Proper Instruction Regarding Equipment and Facilities
-Maintenance of Equipment and Facilities

 

B.

OFFICE HOURS

 

C.
TELEPHONES AND FAX MACHINES - updated Spring 2006
 
-Telephone Use
-Telephone Protocol
-Fax Machines

 
D.
BUILDING SECURITY AND BUILDING KEYS - updated Summer 2013
 
-Building Security
-Office Keys

 
E.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION

 
F.
ACCOMMODATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES - updated Spring 2011

 
G.
EMPLOYEE EXIT CHECK OUT PROCEDURES - updated Summer 2007

 
H.
TUTORING FOR COMPENSATION

 
I.
GUIDELINES FOR APPROVAL OF
SUPPLEMENTAL COMPENSATION
- updated Spring 2011
 
-Payment of Supplemental Compensation
 
J.
FIELD TRIPS - updated Summer 2013
 
K.
TEACHING LOADS

-Extended Workload
-General Policy for Sponsored Projects (Grants and Contracts)

 

L.
INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES - updated Spring 2013

-Grading System
-Class Attendance
-Course Information Sheets
-Class Meetings
-Grade and Attendance Report Policies
-Reporting Grades
-Class Rosters
-Examinations

 

M.
STANDARDS FOR DISTANCE EDUCATION
 
N.
SELECTION OF TEXTBOOKS - updated Fall 2012

-Rental Textbook Adoption Guidelines
-Retail Bookstore Text Adoption Guidelines
 

O.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY - updated Spring 2011

 

P.
STUDENT OPINION OF TEACHING

 
Q.
MISCONDUCT IN RESEARCH - updated Fall 2009

 
R.
GRADUATE FACULTY STATUS - updated Spring 2009

 
S.
SUBMISSION OF CHANGES IN CURRICULA - updated Fall 2011

 
T.
ACADEMIC ADVISING

   
U.

FACULTY INVOLVEMENT IN OUTCOMES ASSESSMENT ACTIVITIES

 

V.

ATTENDANCE AT CONVOCATIONS, COMMENCEMENTS, FACULTY MEETINGS

   
W.
STUDENT BEHAVIOR IN THE CLASSROOM - updated Summer 2013

   
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PART V:
RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES PERTAINING TO FACULTY


A.
SALARY SCHEDULE updated Fall 2008

-Salary Schedule Based on the Minimum Educational Attainment
     of the Master's Degree
-Stipends for Promotion
-Salary Conversion for Employment Status Changes
-Pay Periods

-Terminal Pay Policy
 

B.
HEALTH CENTER - updated Fall 2003

 
C.
BENEFITS PROGRAMS - updated Summer 2007

 
D.
LEAVE POLICIES - updated Spring 2009

-Leaves of Absence
-Sabbatical Leave Guidelines
-Sick Leave
-Shared Sick Leave
-Annual Leave, Faculty Leave, and Holidays
-Funeral Leave
-Military Leave
-Leave for Civil and National Service
-Leave for Personal Emergencies
-Family and Medical Leave
-Return to Transitional Duty Policy

 

E.

WORKER'S COMPENSATION

 

F.
PRESIDENT'S AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE -updated Spring 2003
 
-Awards Selection Process for President's Awards for Excellence - Faculty
-Schedule for Selection of Recipients
-Awards Selection Process for President's Award for Excellence in Service -     Unclassified Staff
-Schedule for Selection of Recipients
 
G.
COURSE WORK BY EMPLOYEES OF THE UNIVERSITY - updated Summer 2009

-Enrollment in Individual Classes
-Admission to Degree Programs
-Tuition Fee Exemption for Faculty, Staff, and Dependent Relations
 

H.
USE OF LINUS A. SIMS MEMORIAL LIBRARY BY FACULTY AND STAFF - updated Spring 2009

 
I.
OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE TO FACULTY AND STAFF - updated Summer 2013

-University Counseling Center
-Employee Assistance Program
-University Bookstore Discount
-U.S. Post Office Boxes
-Employee Wellness and Adult Fitness Program
   

J.
ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

 
K.
CENTER FOR FACULTY EXCELLENCE

 
L.

SUPPORT FOR SCHOLARLY RESEARCH THROUGH THE RESEARCH AND GRANTS COMMITTEE

   

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PART VI:
OTHER POLICIES AND PROCEDURES


A.
CASUAL VISITORS

 
B.
PETS ON CAMPUS - updated Spring 2011

 
C.
FIRE, EXTENDED COVERAGE, AND THEFT INSURANCE

 
D.
WORKPLACE SEARCHES - updated Spring 2011

 
E.
SMOKING POLICY - updated Summer 2011

 
F.
COMPUTER POLICY

 
G1.
WEB SITE POLICY -updated Summer 2007

 
G2.

SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY - updated Fall 2013

 

H.
E-MAIL POLICY - updated Spring 2014
  
I.
CAMPUS COPY CENTER

 
J.
COPYRIGHT POLICY

 
K.
POLICIES AND PROCEDURES RELATING TO THE
FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT


 
L.
UNIVERSITY BULLETIN BOARDS - updated Summer 2013

 
M.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR - updated Summer 2007

 
N.
EMPLOYEE SAFETY MEETINGS

 
O1.
CAMPUS TRAFFIC REGULATIONS - updated Summer 2007

 
O2.

COASTING DEVICES POLICY - approved Fall 2013

 

P.
SAFE DRIVER PROGRAM - updated Spring 2011

 
Q.
TRAVEL POLICIES - updated Summer 2007
-Claims for Reimbursement
-Required Approval for International Travel
-Use of University Vehicles
 
R.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY

 
S.
SCHEDULING EVENTS ON CAMPUS - updated Spring 2011

 
T.
SOUTHEASTERN BY-LION NEWSLETTER - updated Spring 2011

 
U.
CATERING PROCEDURES - updated Spring 2011
-Catering Events for Faculty and/or Staff
-Using External Vendor for Catering University Events
-Food Prepared and Served by Faculty, Staff, or Students
V.
SPACE MANAGEMENT POLICY

   
W1.
LITIGATION POLICY
 
W2.

LITIGATION HOLD POLICY - added Summer 2013

 

X.
UNIVERSITY MAIL GUIDELINES - updated Spring 2011
 

-Postal and Faculty Boxes
-Using Correct Addresses
-UPS/Receiving Station

   
Y.
FACILITIES RENTAL - updated Summer 2013
   
Z. CREDIT HOUR POLICY - approved Summer 2013
   
AA. LOST AND FOUND POLICY - approved Spring 2014
   
AB. ANTI-LITTER POLICY - approved Spring 2014
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PART VII:
COMMUNITY-UNIVERSITY RELATIONS


A.
POLITICAL ACTIVITY: SEEKING AND HOLDING PUBLIC OFFICE

 
B.
SELLING OR SOLICITING ON CAMPUS

 
C.
PUBLIC INFORMATION AND PUBLICATIONS - updated Spring 2011

-News
-Publications
-Photography

 

D.

SOUTHEASTERN'S GRAPHIC STANDARDS AND USE OF UNIVERSITY NAME - updated Spring 2010

 
-Graphic Standards
-Use of University Name
 
E.
COORDINATION OF FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES WITH UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT - updated Spring 2010

 
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PART VIII:
UNIVERSITY PROCEDURES IN
EMERGENCY SITUATIONS


A.
PROCEDURES IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY - updated Summer 2013

-Accidents and Injuries
-Bomb Threat Procedure
-Building and Ground Structural Distress
-Emergency Phone Numbers
-Fire and/or Explosions
-Laboratory Emergencies
-Medical Epidemics
-Mental Health Crisis
-Physical/Bodily Harm
-Rape/Sexual Assault
-Suspicious Packages or Envelopes
-Weather-related Emergencies

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PART IX:
PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY GOVERNANCE


A.
UNIVERSITY COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES
   
B
FACULTY SENATE
 
 
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