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Application of the Tenure Code Approved by the Board of Regents June 8, 2007 to Faculty Covered by UEA Contract 

Please note that a section of the Tenure Code may be inapplicable because it is in conflict with explicit provisions of the collective bargaining agreement, or because the subject matter is addressed in the collective bargaining agreement in detail without mention of the specific issue addressed in the Tenure Code, or because the section of the new code deals with terms and conditions of employment, hence negotiable. Thus, the fact that a section of the Tenure Code is inapplicable to UEA faculty does not necessarily mean that the collective bargaining agreement calls for a different result in a specific situation.

 Section 1.        Academic Freedom

                        1.1       Applicable except the last paragraph on Academic Freedom and

                                    Responsibility

                        1.2       Applicable except the last sentence

 

Section 2.         Applicability of Regulations and Continuity of Appointments

                        2.1       Applicable except the last sentence

                        2.2       Applicable

 

Section 3.         Faculty Ranks and Types of Appointments

                        3.1       Applicable

                        3.2       Inapplicable

                        3.3       Applicable.
                                   

                                    NOTE : The reports which go to the Tenure Committee concerning the use of non-regular appointments do not have the effect of conferring the Tenure Committee with jurisdiction over disputes arising between bargaining unit faculty and the University.

 

                        3.4       Applicable except that subsection (11) is inapplicable.

                        3.5       Applicable.

                        3.6       Applicable except that the final paragraph of Section 3.6 is inapplicable.

 

Section 4.         Terms of Faculty Employment

                        4.1       Inapplicable

                        4.2       Applicable

                        4.3       Applicable

                        4.4       Inapplicable except that paragraph 1 is applicable.

                        4.5       Inapplicable

 

Section 5.         Maximum Period of Probationary Service

                        5.1       Inapplicable

                        5.2       Applicable

                        5.3       Inapplicable

                        5.41     Applicable

                        5.42     Inapplicable

                        5.43     Inapplicable

                        5.5       Inapplicable

 

Section 6.         Tenure of Faculty on Regular Probationary Appointments

                        6.1       Applicable

                        6.2       Inapplicable

                        6.21     Applicable

                        6.22     Inapplicable

                        6.3       Inapplicable

                        6.4       Inapplicable

                        6.5       Inapplicable

 

Section 7.         Personnel Decisions Concerning Probationary Faculty

                        7.11     Applicable

                        7.12     Applicable except third and fourth sentences to read "Each department statement must be approved by a faculty vote (including both tenured and probationary members) and the dean; after review by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Administration and the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, each department statement must be approved by the Chancellor. The Principal Administrator of each academic unit must provide each probationary faculty member with a copy of the Departmental Statement at the beginning of the probationary service."

                        7.2       Inapplicable

                        7.3       Inapplicable

                        7.4       Inapplicable

                        7.5       Inapplicable

                        7.6       Inapplicable

                        7.61     Inapplicable

                        7.62     Inapplicable

                        7.63     Inapplicable

                        7.7       Inapplicable

                        7a.1     Inapplicable

                        7a.2     Inapplicable

                        7a.3     Inapplicable

                        7a.4     Inapplicable

                        7a.5     Inapplicable

 

Section 8.         Improper Refusal of a New Appointment to a Regular Non-Faculty Member

                                    Inapplicable

 

Section 9.         Appointment of Associate Professors and Professors with Indefinite Tenure

9.1           Inapplicable

9.2           Applicable except for reference to footnote 9

 

Section 10.       Unrequested Leave of Absence for Disability; Termination or Suspension of a

                        Faculty Appointment for Cause
                                    10.1     Inapplicable

                        10.21   Inapplicable

                        10.22   Inapplicable

                        10.3     Inapplicable

 

Section 11.       Fiscal Emergency

                        11.1     Applicable

                        11.2     Applicable

                        11.3     Applicable

                        11.4     Inapplicable

                        11.5     Applicable except to the extent that it authorizes termination or suspension of

                                    faculty appointments as provided in Section 11.4 because Section 11.4 is

                                    inapplicable.

                        11.51   Applicable

                        11.52   Applicable

                        11.53   Applicable except to the extent that it references Section 11.6 because Section

                                          11.6 is inapplicable.

                        11.61   Inapplicable

                        11.62   Inapplicable

                        11.63   Inapplicable

                        11.64   Inapplicable

                        11.7     Inapplicable

 

Section 12.       Programmatic Change

                        12.1     Applicable

                        12.2     Inapplicable

                        12.3     Inapplicable

                        12.4     Inapplicable

 

Section 13.       Judicial Committee

                        13.1     Inapplicable

                        13.2     Inapplicable

                        13.3     Inapplicable

                        13.4     Inapplicable

                        13.5     Inapplicable

 

Section 14.       Procedures in Cases of Un-requested Leave of Absence or Termination or

                        Suspension of a Faculty Appointment for Cause

                        14.1     Inapplicable

                        14.2     Inapplicable

                        14.3     Inapplicable

                        14.4     Inapplicable

                        14.5     Inapplicable

                        14.6     Inapplicable

                        14.7     Inapplicable

 

Section 15.       Appeals to the Judicial Committee

                        15.1     Inapplicable

                        15.2     Inapplicable

                        15.3     Inapplicable

                        15.4     Inapplicable

                        15.5     Inapplicable

                        15.6     Inapplicable

                        15.7     Inapplicable

 

Section 16.       Tenure Committee

                        16.1     Applicable

                        16.2     Limited Applicability

                        16.3     Limited Applicability

                        16.4     Limited Applicability

                                   

            NOTE: The reports which go to the Tenure Committee concerning the use of non-regular (term) appointments do not have the effect of conferring the Tenure Committee with jurisdiction over disputes between bargaining unit faculty and the University

 

Section 17.       Written Notice

                                    Applicable

 

Section 18.       Publication

                                    Applicable

 

Section 19.       Amendment

                                    Applicable

 

Footnotes

                        [1]       Applicable

                        [2]       Inapplicable

                        [3]       Applicable

                        [4]       Applicable except the first sentence

                        [5]       Applicable

                        [6]       Inapplicable

                        [7]       Inapplicable

                        [8]       Applicable

                        [9]       Inapplicable

                        [10]     Inapplicable

 

Interpretations            

                        1          Inapplicable, timeline expired

                        2          Applicable

                        3          Inapplicable

                        4          Inapplicable

                        5          Inapplicable

                        6          Applicable as modified above

                        7          Applicable

                        8          Inapplicable

                        9          Inapplicable

                        10        Inapplicable

                        11        Inapplicable

                                   

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