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Section title, number, and organizational changes effective 01 July, 2013. For policy changes since this date see the Policy Revisions page.

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Section One Institutional Purpose and Organization

I Faculty Membership at KSU FH  1.1 Faculty Membership at KSU
II Institutional Mission UH 1.1 Institutional Strategic Plan
III University System of Georgia UH 1.2 University System of Georgia
IV KSU Administrative Officers & Organization UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
V Descriptions of Organization Divisions, Colleges and Departments FH 1.2 Descriptions of Organization Divisions, Colleges & Departments

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Section Two Advising and Registration

I Policy State on Advising UH 2.1 Policy Statement on Advising
II Advising Program UH 2.2 Advisor Responsibilities
III Suggestions for Effective Advising Student Success Website Suggestions for Effective Advising (for advisors)
IV  Advising  Undergrad Catalog Academic Advisement
V Registration Grad or Undergrad Catalog Registration
VI  Declaration of Program of Study (Major) Grad or Undergrad Catalog Changing or Declaring Majors
VII Course Substitution in Program of Study Grad or Undergrad Catalog Substitutions
VIII Regents' Test No longer required  
IX Advanced Standing by Examination Undergrad Catalog Institutional Examination for Advanced Standing
X College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Undergrad Catalog College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for Advanced Standing
XI Advance Placement Examinations Undergrad Catalog Advanced Placement
XII Other Institutional Tests Undergrad Catalog
XIII Petition for Graduation Office of Registrar Graduation Petition
XIV Awarding of Posthumous Degrees UH 5.5 Awarding of Posthumous Degrees
XV Declaration/Change of Degree Program or Concentration Grad or Undergrad Catalog Changing or Declaring Majors
XVI Graduate College Forms Graduate College Website Graduate College Forms
XVII Student Request Forms Office of the Registrar Forms
XVIII Request for Transcript of Record Office of the Registrar Transcripts
XIX  University Center Cross-Registration Program Grad or Undergrad Catalog Cross Registration

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Section Three Shared Governance and Committees of KSU

I Constituencies Involved in Shared Governance UH 3.1 Constituencies Involved in Shared Governance
II  Senate and University Council Structure UH 3.2 Senate and University Council Structure
III General Faculty Meeting UH 3.3 General Faculty Meeting
IV University System Committees UH 3.4 University System Committees
V Department Bylaws and Department Faculty Council UH 3.6 Department Bylaws and Department Faculty Council
VI College Bylaws and College Faculty Council UH 3.7 College Bylaws and Department Faculty Council
VII Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Review and Approval Process UH 3.8 Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Review and Approval Process

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Section Four Workload and Institutional Expectations

I Academic Freedom and Responsibility FH 2.1 Academic Freedom and Responsibility
II Workload Model for Teaching Faculty FH 2.2 Workload Model for Teaching Faculty
III  Teaching Overloads FH 2.3 Teaching Overloads
IV  Faculty Performance and Assessment FH 2.4 Faculty Performance and Assessment
V Assessment of Teaching, Supervising and Mentoring Effectiveness FH 2.5 Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness
VI Course Scheduling Expectations FH 2.6 Course Scheduling Expectations
VII Course Instructional Materials FH 2.7 Course Instructional Materials
VIII Class Rolls FH 2.8 Class Rolls
IX Grading FH 2.9 Grading
X Final Examination Policy FH 2.9 Final Examination Policy
XI  Student Attendance Policy FH 2.10 Student Attendance Policy
XII Faculty Absences FH 2.11 Faculty Absences
XIII Policy Concerning Research with Human Participants FH 2.12 Policy Concerning Research with Human Participants
XIV Faculty Policies and Procedures with Legal Implications FH 2.13 Faculty Policies and Procedures with Legal Implications

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Section Five Review and Evaluation of Faculty Performance

I Introduction FH 3.1 Introduction
II Overview of Faculty Responsibilities FH 3.2 Overview of Faculty Responsibilities
III Basic Categories of Faculty Performance FH 3.3 Basic Categories of Faculty Performance
IV Evaluation of the Quality and Significance of Faculty Scholarly Accomplishments FH 3.4 Evaluation of the Quality and Significance of Faculty Scholarly Accomplishments
V General Expectations for Tenure, Promotion, and Post- Tenure Review FH 3.5 General Expectations for Tenure, Promotion, and Post-Tenure Review
VI General Expectations for Faculty Performance in Different Ranks FH 3.6 General Expectations for Faculty Performance in Different Ranks
VII Faculty Review Process FH 3.7 Faculty Review Process
VIII Multi-Year Review Schedule FH 3.8 Multi-Year Review Schedule
IX References FH 3.9
References

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Section Six Services and Facilities

I Library UH 4.1 Library
II Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) FH 1.2 Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)
III Distance Learning Center (DLC) FH 1.2 Distance Learning Center (DLC)
IV Educational Technology Center (ETC) FH 1.2 Educational Technology Center (ETC)
V Audio Visual Technology Services (ATVS) UH 4.2 Audio Visual Technology Services (ATVS)
VI Department of University College FH 1.2 University College
VII Teacher Resource and Activity Center FH 1.2 Teacher Resource and Activity Center
VIII Writing Center UH 4.3 Writing Center
IX Student Success Services UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
X Career Services UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XI Information Technology Services (ITS) UH 4.4 Information Technology Services (ITS)
XII Card Services UH 4.5 Card Services
XIII Auxiliary Services UH 4.6 Auxiliary Services
XIV Postal Services EH 5.4.3 Mail and Packages
XV Telephone and Fax Usage Policies EH 5.4.2 Telephone and Fax Usage Policies
XVI Print & Copy Services EH 5.4.14 Copy/Print Services
XVII Offices and Labs Policy Portal After-Hour Access to University Facilities
XVIII Computer Labs UH 4.7 Computer Labs
XIX Check Cashing and Cash Advances EH 5.4.11 Check Cashing and Cash Advances
XX Indoor and Outdoor Campus Facilities UH 4.8 Indoor and Outdoor Campus Facilities
XXI Food Services UH 4.6 Culinary and Hospitality Services
XXII University Events UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXIII Student Development UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXIV Department of Student Conduct and Academic Integrity - SCAI UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXV Student Financial Aid UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXVI Department of Student Life UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXVII Center for Student Leadership (CSL) UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
XXVIII Center for Health Promotion and Wellness UH 4.9 Center for Health Promotion and Wellness
XXIX Emergency and After-hours Assistance UH 4.10 Emergency and After-hours Assistance

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Section Seven Personnel, Fiscal & Institutional Policies

I Faculty Appointments FH 4.1.1 Faculty Appointments
II Graduate Faculty Status FH 4.1.2 Graduate Faculty Status
III Guidelines for Joint Appointments FH 4.1.3 Guidelines for Joint Appointments
IV Employment Contracts FH 4.1.4 Employment Contracts
V Filling Vacant Faculty Positions FH 4.1.5 Filling Vacant Faculty Positions and Faculty Search and Screening Process
VI Faculty Relocation and Moving Expenses Policy FH 4.1.6 Faculty Relocation and Moving Expenses Policy
VII Redirection and Reassignment of Filled Faculty Positions FH 4.1.7 Redirection and Reassignment of Filled Faculty Positions
VIII Non-renewal of Employment Contracts for Individuals with Faculty Status FH 4.1.8 Non-renewal of Employment Contracts for Individuals with Faculty Status
IX Removal of a Faculty Member for Cause FH 4.1.9 Removal of a Faculty Member for Cause
X Visiting Faculty Appointments FH 4.1.10 Visiting Faculty Appointments
XI Temporary Faculty Appointments FH 4.1.11 Temporary Faculty Appointments
XII Part-time Teaching Faculty Appointments FH 4.1.12 Part-time Teaching Faculty Appointments
XIII Conversion from Tenure-track to Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Status FH 4.1.13 Conversion from Tenure-track to Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Status
XIV Salary Conversion for Fiscal and Academic Year Appointments FH 4.1.14 Salary Conversion for Fiscal and Academic Year Appointments
XV Adjunct Faculty Appointments FH 4.1.15 Adjunct Faculty Appointments
XVI Visas for Non-U.S. Citizens FH 4.1.16 Visas for Non-U.S. Citizens
XVII Employment of Relatives EH 1.2.3b Employment of Relatives
XVIII State Restrictions on Kennesaw Faculty Employment Elsewhere in the University System FH 4.1.17 State Restrictions on Kennesaw Faculty Employment Elsewhere in the University System
XIX Reaffirmation of Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative  Action Policies UH 5.1 Reaffirmation of Equal Employment Opportunity Affirmative  Action Policies
XX Processing Out at the End of Employment EH 1.8.1 Clearance/Exit Interview
XXI Academic Year Pay Procedures FH 4.2.1 Academic Year Pay Procedures
XXII Summer Employment and Compensation FH 4.2.2 Summer Employment and Compensation
XXIII Faculty Compensation and Benefits while Teaching or Doing Research Abroad FH 4.2.3 Faculty Compensation and Benefits while Teaching or Doing Research Abroad
XXIV Overload Compensation Guidelines FH 4.2.4 Overload Compensation Guidelines
XXV KSU Employee Benefits FH 4.2.5 KSU Employee Benefits
XXVI Employee Benefits EH 3.0 Employee Benefits
XXVII Teacher's Retirement System EH 3.12.3 Teachers Retirement System of Georgia
XXVIII Regents' Optional Retirement Plan (ORP) EH 3.12.4 Optional Retirement Plan (Regents Retirement Plan)
XXIX Leaves of Absence EH 4.4 Personal Leave
XXX Travel Regulations and Travel Forms EH 1.1.14 Travel Regulations and Travel Forms
XXXI Intellectual Diversity and Interpersonal Relations Position Statement UH 5.2.1 Intellectual Diversity and Interpersonal Relations Position Statement
XXXII Open Records Act EH 5.2.1 Access to Employee Records
XXXIII Outside Employment Policy FH 4.3.1 Outside Employment Policy
XXXIV Kennesaw State University Intellectual Property Policy UH 5.2.2  KSU Intellectual Property Policy
XXXV KSU Policies and Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Scholarly Misconduct UH 5.2.3 Allegations of Scholarly Misconduct
XXXVI Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) UH 5.2.4 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
XXXVII Kennesaw State University Diversity Vision Statement UH 5.2.5 Kennesaw State University Diversity Vision Statement
XXXVIII KSU Position Statement on Environmental Awareness UH 5.2.6 KSU Position Statement on Environmental Awareness
XXXIX KSU Mission Statement on Occupational Health and Safety UH 5.2.7 KSU Mission Statement on Occupational Health and Safety
XL Georgia Public Employees Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know Act of 1988 EH 5.3.4 Georgia Public Employees Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know Act of 1988
XLI Human Immunodeficiency Virus HIV UH 5.2.8 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
XLII KSU Drug and Alcohol Policy UH 5.2.9 KSU Drug and Alcohol Policy
XLIII Smoking Policy UH 5.2.10 Smoking Policy
XLIV Policy Statement on Sexual Harassment FH 4.3.2 & UH 5.2.11 Policy Statement on Sexual Harassment
XLV Visits by Children UH 5.2.12 Visits by Children
XLVII KSU Parking and Traffic Regulations UH 5.2.13 KSU Parking and Traffic Regulations
XLVIII Student Activity Request Form Student Life Website Student Life Website
XLIX Contract and Grants FH 4.4.1 Grants and Contracts
L Office of University Relations UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
LI Office of Development - Development and Fund-Raising Guidelines UH 1.3 KSU Administrative Officers & Organization
LII Handling Disruptive Students at KSU UH 5.4.1 Handling Disruptive Students at KSU
LIII Procedures for Handling Student Complaints Against Faculty Members FH 4.4.2 Student Complaints Against Faculty Members
LIV KSU Faculty Conflict Resolution Procedures FH 4.4.3 KSU Faculty Conflict Resolution Procedures
LV Whistleblower Protection Statute EH 1.9 Whistleblower Protection Statute
LVI Appeals UH 5.6 Appeals