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Faculty Responsibilities

Faculty Responsibilities (University Statutes §4-03.01)

Appointment as a faculty member is a contract for full-time engagement in faculty responsibilities during the academic year. Responsibilities of the faculty include:

(1)   Satisfactory fulfillment of teaching duties in assigned courses or their equivalents;
(2)   Observance of academic regulations concerning the holding of classes, examinations, grades, etc.;
(3)   The preparation, proctoring and grading of student examinations;
(4)   The direction, reading and evaluation of student papers, reports, theses and dissertations where such has been the
       practice in the School, Division or Department;
(5)   Academic counseling and guidance of students (a faculty member is expected to maintain scheduled office hours as
       required and be familiar with academic regulations and the curriculum of the School);
(6)   Involvement in significant scholarly research;
(7)   Scholarly publication;
(8)   Participation in learned societies and professional organizations;
(9)   Participation in University, School, Division and Department meetings, convocations and commencements;
(10) Service on committees [see University Statutes § 4-06];
(11) Cooperation in the observance of University regulations.


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