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UTC Faculty Handbook

The UTC Faculty Senate is pleased to host the most current revision of the UTC Faculty Handbook. Until further notice, this version of the handbook represents official UTC policy and supersedes all other versions in print or online. 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: University Goals, Organization and Government

Chapter 2: Faculty Organization and Governance

Chapter 3: Appointment, Evaluation, Promotion, Tenure, and Termination

Chapter 4: Academic Freedom and Faculty Rights

Chapter 5: Faculty Responsibilities and Faculty-Student Relationships

Chapter 6: Vacation, Holidays, Semester Banking, Summer Compensation

Chapter 7: Leaves of Absences, Development Grants, and Research

Chapter 8: Compensated Outside Hours and Conflict of Interest

Chapter 9: Library and Auxiliary Services

Chapter 10: Development and Fundraising


Bylaws (approved March 2014)



Organizational Charts

Principles: Freedom, Responsibility, and Tenure

Interpretative Guide to Tenure Policies, UT

EDO Forms: [Word] [.pdf]

Best Practices for Evaluation of: [teaching] [research] [service]

Reappointment Folder Checklist - Revised December 2013.

Promotion Folder Checklist - Revised December 2013.

Tenure Folder Checklist - Revised December 2013.

Termination Procedures for Adequate Cause

Faculty Development Grant Application

Faculty Development Grant Contract

Suggested Format for Course Syllabus

Honor Code Violation Report Form

Faculty Generated Textbooks and Manuals

Outside Interests Disclosure Form