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January 2013

October 2012

July 2012

  • Code of Student Conduct
  • Research Conflict of Interests
  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Tenure
  • Full-Time Faculty Member as a Degree Candidate
  • Discrimination Complaint Procedure
  • Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
  • Summer Research Fellowship Programs
  • Tuition Assistance Policy
  • Responsibility of Budget Unit Directors
  • Fixed Asset Control
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure Mid-Year
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Promotion in Rank

January 2012

  • Organization Chart
  • Definition of the Credit Hour
  • Policy, Procedure and Timeline for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Scientific Research and Scholarly Activity
  • Gun and Weapon Regulation
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure Mid-Year

October 2011

  • Sexual Harassment Policy
  • Firearms, Weapons, and Certain Related Devices
  • Fixed Asset Control
  • Workplace Violence Prevention Policy
  • Sexual Misconduct Policy
  • Stalking Policy
  • Schedule of Reappointment/Nonreappointment of Lecturers (Beyond Their First Year of Employment) and Senior Lecturers (Every Three Years Beyond Their First Year of Employment)

July 2011

  • Administrative Organization
  • Academic Organization
  • Organization Chart
  • Initial Appointment of Teaching and Research Faculty
  • Reappointment or Nonreappointment of Faculty
  • Voluntary Phased Separation Program for Tenured Faculty
  • University Telephone System Usage
  • Individual and Institutional Memberships in Professional or Civic Organizations and Social Clubs
  • Notifying the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) of Substantive Change
  • Sick Leave Policy
  • Business-Related Travel Allowance
  • Business Travel Policy
  • Policy on the Use of Computing Resources
  • Information Technology Access Control Policy
  • Information Technology Infrastructure, Architecture, and Ongoing Operations Policy
  • Data Classification Policy
  • Electronic Messaging Policy for Official University Communication
  • University Drug and Alcohol Policy

May 2011

  • Organization Chart
  • Initial Appointment of Teaching and Research Faculty
  • Special Appointments
  • University Professors
  • Extra Compensation
  • General Harassment Policy
  • Sexual Harassment Policy and Procedures
  • Faculty Research and Development Assignments
  • Student Complaint Procedure
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure
  • Schedule of Tenure Faculty for University Professor Designation

January 2011

  • Organization Chart
  • Joint Appointments
  • Eminent Scholars
  • Graduate Program Director
  • Facilities and Administration Cost Recovery
  • Tuition Assistance Policy
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Policy
  • Policy on Children in the Workplace
  • Guidelines and Policy on Dealing with Disruptive Students
  • Schedule of Tenured Faculty for Eminent Scholar Designation

July 2010

  • Policy on Faculty and Faculty Adminstrator Hiring (deactivated)
  • Hiring Procedures for Instructional and Adminstrative Faculty
  • Administrative and Professional Faculty
  • University Policy on the Evaluation of Teaching
  • Policy on Intellectual Property
  • Copyright Ownership and Royalty Rights for Technology-Based Instruction (deactivated)
  • Visitng Scholar/Volunteer Policy
  • Policy, Procedures and Timeline for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Scientific Research and Scholarly Activity
  • Student Disciplinary Policies and Procedures

June 2010

  • History
  • Mission of the University
  • Old Dominion University Organization Chart
  • Statement of Work Values (deactivated)
  • Resolution Concerning Employment
  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Policy on Conversion of a Non-Tenure Eligible Position to Tenure-Eligible and Appointment to the Rank of Assistant Professor
  • Emeritus/Emerita Appointments
  • Tenure
  • Evaluation of Faculty
  • Separation Process for Faculty and Staff
  • Policy for Conflicts of Interests Arising from an Employee's or Family Member's Financial Interests, Employment at, or Prepresentation of Old Dominion University
  • Policy on Intellectual Property
  • Faculty Research and Development Assignments
  • Telework Policy
  • Family and Medical Leave Act Policy
  • Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy and Procedures (deactivated)
  • Solicitation Policy
  • Threat Assessment
  • Student Record Policy
  • Schedule of Reappointment/Nonreappointment of Nontenured Faculty Members in the Second and Subsequent Years on Service (Nontenured and Non-First Year Faculty Only)
  • Schedule of Reappointment/Nonreappointment of Lecturers (Beyond Their First Year of Employment) and Senior Lecturers (Every Three Years Beyond Their First Year of Employment)

October 2009

  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Tenure
  • Evaluation of Faculty
  • Schedule for Pre-Tenure Review (Non-Tenured and Non-First Year Faculty)
  • Schedule for Pre-Tenure Review for Faculty Appointed at Mid-Year (Non-Tenured and Non-First Year Faculty)
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure Mid-Year
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Promotion in Rank

June 2009

  • Eminent Scholars
  • Resale of Sample Textbooks and Materials
  • Interim Suspension

January 2009

  • Accommodation of Students with Disabilities
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Faculty and Faculty Administrators
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Dependents and Spouses of Faculty and Faculty Administrators
  • Webb Center Scheduling Policy and Procedure
  • Sexual Assault Policy
  • Stalking Policy

October 2008

  • History
  • Virginia Sickness and Disability Program
  • Firearms, Weapons, and Certain Related Devices
  • Guidelines for Children in the Workplace
  • Student Disciplinary Policies and Procedures
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure

August 2008

  • Emeritus/Emerita Appointments
  • Resolution Supporting Intellectual Diversity
  • Academic Advising
  • Academic Advising Mission Statement
  • Class Rosters
  • Grades and Grade Sheets
  • Use of Fixed-Price Contract Residuals
  • Annual Leave Policy for Adminstrative and Professional Faculty and Eligible Instructional and Research Faculty on Twelve-Month Contracts
  • Sick Leave Policy
  • Civil and Administrative Leave; Military Leave
  • New leave policies on Bone Marrow and Organ Doner Leave, Emergency/Disaster Leave, Recognition Leave, and School Assistance and Volunteer Service Leave
  • Payroll Deductions section - changes to Virginia Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plans and Virginia Retirement System Group Term Life Insurance
  • Optional Benefits Through Payroll Deduction section - changes to Flexible Spending Accounts, Tax Sheltered Annuities, and Deferred Compensation Plan and removal of section on United States Savings Bonds
  • Workers' Compensation

January 2008

  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank

  • Tenure - Track Positions Funded by Research Centers

  • Tenure

  • Certificate of Recognition or Achievements for Terminally Ill and Deceased Students

October 2007

  • University Professors
  • Graduate Assistantship Grievance Procedure
  • Guidelines for Export-Controlled Research
  • Policy on the Use of Computing Resources
  • IT Access Control Policy
  • IT Operations Management Policy
  • Data Classification Policy
  • Electronic Messaging Policy for Official University Communication
  • Smoking Policy
  • Solicitation Policy
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure

July 2007

  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Tenure

May 2007

  • Code of Ethics
  • Composition of Tenure Committees
  • Evaluation of Faculty
  • University Policy on the Evaluation of Teaching
  • Approval of New Courses, Course Changes and Curriculum Changes
  • Telecommuting Policy

February 2007

  • Evaluation of Academic Deans
  • Policy for Department Chair Evaluation
  • Class Attendance by Guests
  • Department Chairs

October 2006

  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Tenure
  • Policy for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Scientific Research and Scholarly Activity
  • Procedures for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Scientific Research or Other Scholarly Activity

July 2006

  • History
  • Emeritus Appointments
  • Final Examinations
  • Graduate Program Director
  • Certification of Faculty for Graduate Instruction
  • University Research Administration
  • Copyright Ownership and Royalty Rights for Technology-Based Instruction
  • Review of Research Proposals
  • Financial Interests in Sponsored Programs
  • Qualifications for Service as a Principal Investigator
  • Research-Funded Conversion to a 12-Month Faculty Contract
  • Research Review Boards
  • Priority for External Funding on Limited Submissions
  • Intramural Summer Research Fellowship Programs
  • Research Foundation
  • Guidelines for Children in the Workplace
  • Student Disciplinary Policies and Procedures
  • Certificate of Recognition for Terminally Ill and Deceased Students
  • Schedule of Reappointment/Nonreappointment of Nontenured Faculty Members in the Second and Subsequent Years of Service (Non-Tenured and Non-First Year Faculty) and Lecturers and Senior Lecturers Beyond their First Year of Employment
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure

January 2006

  • Schedule For The Fifth-Year Major Evaluation of Lecturers and Senior Lecturers
  • University Policy on the Evaluation of Teaching (University Policies and Procedures, #5800)

October 2005

  • Initial Appointment of Teaching and Research Faculty
  • Academic Rank and Promotion in Rank
  • Emeritus Appointments
  • Administrative and Professional Faculty
  • Tenure
  • Evaluation of Faculty
  • Faculty Salary Increments
  • Compensation and Human Resources Administration Plan for Administrative and Professional Faculty
  • Annual, Military and Civil Leave Policy for Administrative and Professional Faculty and Faculty on Twelve-Month Contracts
  • Sick Leave Policy
  • Schedule for Pre-Tenure Review for Faculty Appointed at Mid-Year (Non-Tenured and Non-First Year Faculty)
  • Old Dominion University Faculty Senate Constitution
  • Bylaws for the Faculty Senate of Old Dominion University

July 2005

  • University Professors (University Policies and Procedures, #5432)
  • University Professor Nomination Guidelines
  • Board of Visitors Policy on Tenure
  • Policy and Procedures on Evaluation of Faculty
  • University Policy on the Evaluation of Teaching (University Policies and Procedures, #5800)
  • Class Audit (Non-Formal) by Faculty, Spouses and Retired Faculty
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Faculty and Faculty Administrators (University Policies and Procedures, #6401)
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure
  • Schedule for Faculty Seeking Tenure Mid-Year

May 2005

  • Faculty Class Attendance
  • Final Examinations
  • Faculty Office Hours
  • Procedures for Compliance with the Virginia State and Local Government Conflict of Interests Act (University Policies and Procedures, #5411)
  • Communications with the Board of Visitors
  • Institutional and Individual Memberships in Professional Organizations and Social Clubs (University Policies and Procedures, #1060)
  • Guidelines for the Establishment and Operation of Research Centers
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Faculty and Faculty Administrators (University Policies and Procedures, #6401)
  • Tuition Assistance Program for Dependents and Spouses of Faculty and
    Faculty Administrators (University Policies and Procedures, #6405)

January 2005

  • Administrators Returning to Faculty Positions (University Policies and Procedures, #6110)
  • Student Disciplinary Policies and Procedures
  • Student Record Policy (University Policies and Procedures, #4100)