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Academic Affairs / Provost

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01 Executive Management

01.01 Policy and Procedure System

AA/PPS 01.01.01 Academic Affairs Policy and Procedure Statement PPS System (0.01) [Word]

01.02 Administration Organization

AA/PPS 01.02.01 Academic Administrative Units (2.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.02 Establishment and Review of Centers, Institutes, and Academies (1.14) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.03 Guidelines for the Formation/Operation of College, Center or Institute Advisory Councils at College Level and Below (1.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.10 Role of the Academic Dean (1.09) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.11 Role, Evaluation and Step-Down Salaries of Department Chairs and School Directors (1.10) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.20 Dean and Chair Workloads (1.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.21 Senate Chair Workload (1.05) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.30 Council of Academic Deans (1.06) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.31 Council of Chairs (1.13) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.32 Budget Committee-Academic Affairs Division (1.15) [Word]
AA/PPS 01.02.33 General Education Council (1.12) [Word]

02 Academic Administration

02.01 Curriculum Programs and Course Offerings

AA/PPS 02.01.01 Academic Credit Courses: Additions, Changes, and Deletions (2.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.10 Academic Programs: Additions, Changes, and Deletions (2.05) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.11 Academic Certificates (2.22) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.20 Academic Courses: Study-Abroad, Study-in-America and Off-Campus Courses (2.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.21 Short Courses (2.07) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.30 Distance Education Courses and Programs (2.16) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.40 Curriculum Committees (2.18) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.41 Reporting Substantive Changes to SACSCOC (2.19) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.01.50 Academic Program Review (2.13) [Word]

02.02 Academic Requirements and Advising

AA/PPS 02.02.01 Enrollment Management in Academic Departments (3.12) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.02 Small Class Report (2.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.10 Credit by Examination (3.08) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.11 Transfer and Award of Academic Credit (4.15) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.12 Memorandums of Understanding, Articulate Agreements and Transfer Planning Guides (2.15) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.20 Schedule Changes, Drops, and Withdrawals (4.09) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.21 Limiting the Number of Course Drops for Undergraduate Students at Public Institutions of Higher Education in Texas (SB1231) (4.14) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.22 Designation of Special Registration Groups (2.21) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.30 Undergraduate Academic Advising Policies (3.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.02.31 Student-Funded Tutoring (3.10) [Word]

02.03 Teaching

AA/PPS 02.03.01 Conduct and Planning of Courses (4.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.02 Conduct of Classes (4.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.10 Instructional Contact Time and Academic Credit (4.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.12 Grades and Changes of Grades (4.07) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.20 Maintenance and Improvement of Quality in Teaching (4.05) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.30 Faculty Authored Teaching Material (4.10) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.03.31 Commercial Use of Class Notes and Materials (4.13) [Word]

02.04 Honors and Scholarships

AA/PPS 02.04.01 Faculty Service Awards (6.12) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.04.10 Honorary Faculty Titles and Emeritus Faculty (6.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.04.20 Presidential Awards for Excellence In Teaching, Scholarly/Creative Activity, Service, and Presidential Seminar (6.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 02.04.21 Piper Professor Award Recognition (6.04) [Word]

03 Fiscal Operations

03.01 Scholarship Activities and Grants

AA/PPS 03.01.01 Contracts and Grants of An Academic Nature (5.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.02 Limited Submissions for Certain Sponsored Programs (5.14) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.03 Applicable Cost Standards for Sponsored Programs (5.15) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.04 Fixed Price Agreements - Residual (5.13) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.05 Industrial Testing Agreement (5.16) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.10 Start-Up Funds (5.04) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.11 Additional Compensation for Additional Duties for Faculty Paid 100 Percent from Sponsored Programs (5.05) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.12 Faculty Course Buyout and Incentive Compensation for Externally Funded Sponsored Programs (5.06) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.13 Addressing Allegations of Misconduct in Academic Research and Scholarship (5.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.20 Effort Reporting on Sponsored Programs (5.08) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.21 Cost Sharing on Sponsored Programs (5.09) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.22 Program Income on Sponsored Programs (5.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.01.23 Participant Support on Sponsored Programs (Including Tuition/Fees and Subsistence) (5.10) [Word]

03.02 Fiscal Management

AA/PPS 03.02.01 Accreditation Costs (10.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 03.02.05 Merrick Endowment Funds [Word]

04 General Administrative Services

04.01 Personnel: Employment, Assignment, and Compensation

AA/PPS 04.01.01 Faculty Hiring (7.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.02 Hiring and Employment of Temporary, Non-Continuing Faculty (7.14) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.03 Unpaid Faculty (7.07) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.04 Dean and Chair Hiring (7.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.05 Endowed Chairs, Endowed Professorship, and University Chairs: Operating Guidelines (7.15) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.10 Faculty Criminal Background Checks (7.20) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.11 Clear English Requirements (7.12) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.20 Faculty Responsibilities, Definitions and Titles (7.22) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.21 Research Faculty Appointments (7.19) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.22 Clinical Faculty Appointments (7.18) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.23 Faculty of Practice Appointments (7.23) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.24 Postdoctoral Research Associate Appointments (7.21) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.30 Nomination and Evaluation Procedures for Graduate Faculty (7.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.31 Faculty Selection Compensation in University Seminar 1100 (US 1100) (7.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.32 Management and Funding of Faculty Fellowships (7.17) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.40 Faculty Workload (7.05) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.41 Summer Teaching Loads (7.08) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.50 Procedures for Awarding Faculty Merit Raises (7.10) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.01.51 Faculty Salary Equity Study (7.16) [Word]

04.02 Personnel: Development, Evaluation, and Promotion

AA/PPS 04.02.01 Development/Evaluation of Tenure-Track Faculty (8.01) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.02 Faculty Development Leaves (8.02) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.03 Non-tenure Line Faculty Workload Release Program (8.13) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.10 Performance Evaluation of Continuing Faculty and Post-Tenure Review (8.09) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.11 Performance Evaluation of Non-Continuing Non-tenure Line Faculty (8.11) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.12 Evaluation of Academic Deans Excluding the Dean of The Graduate College, the Dean of the University College, and the Dean of the Honors College (8.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.13 Annual Evaluation of Provost's Direct Reports excluding Academic Deans (8.12) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.20 Tenure and Promotion Review (8.10) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.31 Faculty Access to Academic Personnel Files (8.06) [Word]
AA/PPS 04.02.32 Faculty Grievance Policy (8.08) [Word]

04.03 Planning and Reporting

AA/PPS 04.03.01 Academic Affairs Computing Priority Committee (9.03) [Word]

07 Student Services

07.01 Student Awards and Scholarships

AA/PPS 07.01.01 Presidential Upper Level Scholarship Program (6.05) [Word]

08 Facilities

08.01 Facilities Management

AA/PPS 08.01.01 Classroom and Teaching Theater Scheduling (4.12) [Word]
AA/PPS 08.01.02 Accessibility for Students with Disabilities to Classroom Instructions (2.08) [Word]
AA/PPS 08.01.10 STAR One Space Management For Faculty and Staff (20.03) [Word]
AA/PPS 08.01.11 Scheduling the Conference Room at the Spring Lake Hall (20.02) [Word]