Faculty Handbook

Download Faculty Handbook - Updated May 24, 2022

 

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Section 1. Introduction to the Faculty Handbook

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(1.1)

About This Handbook

(1.2)

2021 Updates

Section 2. University Governance

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(2.1)

University of North Texas—History and General Information

(2.2)

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB)

(2.3)

The University of North Texas System—General Information

(2.4)

University Administration

(2.5)

University Faculty Committees

Section 3. College of Music Structure and Governance

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(3.1)

College of Music Overview

(3.2)

College of Music Mission Statement

(3.3)

College of Music Vision Statement

(3.4)

College of Music Academic Divisions and Areas

(3.5)

College of Music Administration

(3.6)

College of Music Committees

Section 4. Faculty and Personnel Policies

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(4.1)

Freedom and Responsibility

(4.2)

Information on Sexual Harassment for the College of Music Community

(4.3)

Filling Faculty Positions

(4.4)

Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure—Guidelines by Division

(4.4.1)

Division of Composition Studies Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.2)

Division of Conducting and Ensembles Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.3)

Division of Instrumental Studies Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.4)

Division of Jazz Studies Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.5)

Division of Keyboard Studies Divisional Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.6)

Division of Music Education Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.7)

Division of Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.4.8)

Division of Vocal Studies Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure

(4.5)

Faculty Merit Evaluations and Merit Standards by Division

(4.5.1)

Division of Composition Studies Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.2)

Division of Conducting and Ensembles Division Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.3)

Division of Instrumental Studies Division Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.4)

Division of Jazz Studies Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.5)

Division of Keyboard Studies Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.6)

Division of Music Education Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.5.7)

Division of Music History, Theory and Ethnomusicology Guidelines for Annual Review

(4.5.8)

Division of Vocal Studies Guidelines for Merit Evaluation

(4.6)

Course Syllabi and Student Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness

(4.7)

Faculty Mentoring Policy

(4.8)

College of Music Lecturers

(4.8.1)

Lecturer Guidelines

(4.8.2)

Criteria for Promotion-Lecturers

(4.8.3)

Lecturer Compensation

(4.9)

Adjunct Appointments

(4.10)

Teaching Appointments after Retirement

(4.11)

Emeritus Faculty

(4.12)

Faculty Absences

(4.13)

Emergency and Administrative Leave

(4.14)

Family and Medical Leave

(4.15)

Leave of Absence Without Pay

(4.16)

University Travel Reimbursement

(4.17)

College of Music Faculty Travel Policy

(4.18)

Supplemental Travel Policy

(4.19)

Outside Employment

(4.20)

Employee Information and Personal Data

Section 5. Teaching Assignments and Responsibilities

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(5.1)

Faculty Workloads

(5.2)

Part-time Teaching Loads for Adjunct Instructors

(5.3)

Summer Teaching

(5.4)

Teaching Assistants and Fellows

(5.5)

Teaching Fellow Credentials

(5.6)

Teaching Assistant and Fellow Appointment and Renewal

(5.7)

Teaching Assistant and Fellow Mentoring

(5.8)

Teaching Fellows: Applied Studio Teaching

(5.9)

Office Hours

(5.10)

Faculty Studio Assignments

Section 6. Faculty Professional Development

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(6.1)

Development Leave

(6.2)

Getty Funding for Special Events

(6.3)

University Libraries

(6.4)

Faculty Information System

(6.5)

Intramural Seed Funding

(6.6)

External Funding

(6.7)

Office of Research and Innovation

(6.8)

Eminent Professorships

(6.9)

UNT International Affairs

(6.10)

Summer Workshops

Section 7. Admissions, Scholarships, and Academic Advising

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(7.1)

Admissions and Award Overview

(7.2)

College of Music Scholarship Policy

(7.3)

Placement Examinations

(7.4)

Jury and Student Recital Requirements

(7.5)

Academic Advising

(7.6)

International Student Advising

(7.7)

Applied Lesson Policy for IELI Students (Performance Majors)

(7.8)

Guidelines for College of Music International Doctoral Performance Majors

(7.9)

Establishing Texas Residency (students)

Section 8. Teaching: Administrative Procedures

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(8.1)

Course Prerequisites

(8.2)

Laboratory Ensemble Requirement

(8.3)

Copyright Compliance

(8.4)

Mode of Instruction and Use of Technology

(8.5)

Textbooks

(8.6)

Auditing Class Rolls

(8.7)

Incompletes and Incomplete Grade Contracts

(8.8)

Ensemble Tour and Travel Policy

(8.9)

Student Absences

(8.10)

Student Travel Funding

(8.11)

Course Safety

(8.12)

Prevention of Hearing Loss

(8.13)

Students with Disabilities

(8.14)

Final Examinations

(8.15)

Changing Teacher/Major Professor

(8.16)

Reporting Grades

(8.17)

Academic Integrity

(8.18)

Student Privacy Rights

(8.19)

Grade Appeals

(8.20)

Special Problems Courses

Section 9. Assistance for Faculty, Staff and Their Family Members

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(9.1)

Division of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access

(9.2)

Employee Assistance Program

(9.3)

Assistance with Employee Benefits

(9.4)

Faculty/Staff Scholarship Program

(9.5)

Child Care at the UNT Child Development Laboratory

Section 10. College of Music Scheduling and Facilities

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(10.1)

College of Music Facilities

(10.2)

Building Hours

(10.3)

Building Access and Keys

(10.3.1)

Key Control Policy

(10.3.2)

Percussion Keys

(10.4)

Access Control for the Ardoin- Voertman Concert Organ

(10.5)

Building Maintenance and Custodial Services

(10.6)

College of Music Scheduling

(10.7)

College of Music Scheduling Policy

(10.8)

Stage Management for Recitals

(10.9)

Chamber Music Rooms

(10.10)

Practice Rooms

(10.11)

Graham Green Room

(10.12)

College of Music Office

(10.13)

College of Music Copy Room

(10.14)

Emergency Guidelines

Section 11. Recording Services and Instrument Repair

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(11.1)

Recording Services

(11.2)

College of Music Computer Lab and Recording Studio

(11.3)

Piano Technical Services

(11.4)

Tuning Policy

(11.5)

Wind and Stringed Instrument Repair Shops

(11.6)

Concert Programs

Section 12. Publicity, Marketing and Outreach

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(12.1)

Division of University Brand Strategy and Communications (UBSC)

(12.1.1)

Branding and Logo Policy

(12.1.2)

Web Publishing

(12.1.3)

Printing Services and Copy Centers

 

Other Important Documents

Governing Documents

 

Emergency Procedures

UNT Emergency Guidelines

 

Room Reservation and Event Support Procedures