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Academic Affairs Administrative Handbook


 Five-Year Academic Calendar 


Faculty Criteria

Excerpt from SACS

Criteria for Accreditation

Policy for Evaluation of Degree Credentials from Non-U.S. Institutions

Procedures and Standards for Distance Learning and Web Enhanced Courses

Hiring Handbook for Faculty & Staff

Faculty Appointments

Background Check Procedure for TCU Appointments

Justification Form

Faculty Titles

Full-Time Appointments

Search Procedures for Full-Time Faculty Positions

Faculty Search Authorization Form

Part-Time Appointments

Search Procedures for Part-Time Faculty Positions

Guidelines for (Re)Appointment of Adjunct/Part-time Faculty

Guidelines for (Re)Appointment of Non-teaching Adjunct Faculty

Academic Program Review Guidelines

Academic Support Program Guidelines

Checklist for outgoing Faculty/Staff

Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Achievement as a Creative Teacher and Scholar

Deans’ Teaching Award Guidelines

Deans’ Research and Creativity Award

Faculty Annual Report Format

Green Honors Chair Guidelines

Green Honors Chair Schedule (3 year)

Green Honors Chair Departmental Instructions

Graduate Council Operating Procedures

Guidelines for Faculty/Exempt Staff Personnel File Management

Guidelines for Recognizing Centers of  Excellence

TCU Sponsored Activities Away From Campus

TCU Vita Format

Undergraduate Council/Procedures & Course Proposal

Tenure and Promotion

Tenure and Promotion Calendar and Procedures

Tenure and Promotion – Preparation of Recommendations

Retention of Tenure and Promotion Materials Policy


Compensation Policy for Summer Teaching

Compensation Policy for Summer Courses Abroad

Disclosure Requirements for Academic Programs Leading to Professional Licensure

Faculty Workload Policy

Instructional Equipment Policy

Intellectual Property Policy and Procedures

University Contributions to Retirement on Additional Pay Policy

Professor of Professional Practice Policy

Faculty 12/12 Vacation Policy

Miscellaneous Forms

Procedure for Visiting Scholars

Request form for Visiting Scholars

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