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A53.1: Policies Applicable to Faculty

Approved By: Faculty Senate
Effective Date: April 20, 2018
Responsible Faculty Committees: Policy Committee
Office Responsible for Administration: Office of the University Secretary

Revisions to the Policy Rationale, Policy Statement, and Applicability sections of this document must be approved by the full Faculty Senate.

Policy Rationale

The Faculty Handbook provides University of New Mexico (UNM) faculty with a written record of faculty policies and procedures. Policies in the Faculty Handbook are unifying documents that describe academic principles, the reasoning behind the principles, and institutional procedures necessary for implementation. Faculty Handbook policies contain governing principles and procedures that mandate or constrain actions and apply to UNM faculty.

Policy Statement

Faculty policies are governed by UNM Board of Regents’ Policies. The Board of Regents' Policy Manual shall be controlling in any matters in which there is an inconsistency between the Faculty Handbook and the Board of Regents' Policy Manual. All UNM policies which pertain primarily to faculty and academic matters are placed in the Faculty Handbook. The scope of Faculty Handbook policies is established by the “Faculty Constitution” and the right to review and take action on these policies is granted to the faculty by UNM Board of Regents Policy 5.1 “The Faculty’s Role in the University's Academic Mission.”

The Faculty Handbook shall be controlling in any faculty and academic matters in which there is an inconsistency between the Faculty Handbook and the University Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual, the University Catalog, or the Pathfinder. It is not the purpose of the Faculty Handbook to serve as a manual of school/college and departmental policies or procedures; however, the Faculty Handbook shall be controlling in all matters in which there is inconsistency. Although, policies applicable to faculty are primarily published in the Faculty Handbook, some policies published in the University Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual also apply to faculty and these policies are described and listed in the Procedures Section of this document.

Applicability

All UNM academic faculty and administrators, including the Health Sciences Center and Branch Campuses.

Definitions

No specific definitions are required for this Policy

Revisions to the remaining sections of this document may be amended with the approval of the Faculty Senate Policy and Operations Committees.

Who Should Read This Policy

  • Faculty
  • Academic staff
  • Academic deans and other executives, department chairs, directors, and managers

Related Documents

Contacts

Direct any questions about this Policy to the Office of the University Secretary.

Procedures

Topic

Board of Regents' Policies (RPM)

Faculty Handbook Policies (FH)

University Administrative Policies (UAP)

Academic Adjustments for Students with Disabilities

RPM 2.3

FH D100
FH D170

UAP 2310

Academic Dishonesty

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.8

FH D175
FH D176

Academic Freedom and Tenure

RPM 1.5
RPM 2.1
RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18
RPM 5.2
RPM 5.16
RPM 6.5

FH Section B
FH C150
FH C240

UAP 2060
UAP 2220

Academic Mission

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.1

FH A88
FH A91

UAP 1000

Acceptable Computer Use

UAP 2500

Access to Sensitive and Protected Information

UAP 2520

Accessibility

UAP 5200
UAP 5320

Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

UAP 3110
UAP 5320

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

FH D170

UAP 2310
UAP 5320

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities, Academic Adjustments

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

UAP 2310

Accountability for University Information and Transactions

UAP 2000

Advisors to Board of Regents

RPM 1.7

FH A60

Alcohol Use and Possession on UNM Property

RPM 2.6

FH C05

UAP 2140

Allocation and Assignment of Space

FH A89

UAP 5200

Allowable and Unallowable Expenditures

UAP 4000

Alternative Retirement Program

UAP 3625

Animal Control on University Property

UAP 2290

Animal Use in Education and Research

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.15

FH E100

Animals, Service

RPM 2.18

UAP 2295

Annual Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C50
FH C205

Appeals

RPM 1.5
RPM 4.3

FH B6
FH D175
FH D176

Archives and Records--UNM

RPM 2.9

FH C07

UAP 6020

Award Payments

UAP 2615

Awards and Recognition, Special

RPM 1.6

FH A61.12

Benefits

RPM 6.3

UAP 3600
UAP 3625
UAP 3630
UAP 3635
UAP 3640
UAP 3650
UAP 3700

Bicycles and Other Non-Motorized Vehicles

UAP 2260

Campus Violence

UAP 2210

CARS

FH C09

UAP 3750

Casualty and Liability Insurance and Claims

UAP 6150

Classified Research

RPM 5.11

FH E10

Clinical Practice Payments

UAP 2615

Code of Conduct (Employee)

RPM 2.18
RPM 6.4

UAP 3720

Code of Conduct (Student)

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.2
RPM 4.3

FH D175
FH D176

Collections and Museums

UAP 6410

Commercialization of Intellectual Property

RPM 2.15
RPM 5.8

FH E70

Compliance, HSC Institutional

RPM 3.7

Computer Security Controls and Access to Sensitive and Protected Information

UAP 2520

Computer Use, Acceptable

UAP 2500

Confidentiality of Faculty Records

RPM 2.17
RPM 5.7
RPM 6.8

FH C70

UAP 2300
UAP 3710

Conflict of Interest

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.5
RPM 5.6
RPM 6.4

FH C130

UAP 3720

Conflict of Interest Waiver for Technology Transfer

RPM 5.17

FH E80

UAP 3720

Conflicts of Interest in Research

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.10
RPM 5.17

FH E80
FH E110

UAP 3720

Consensual Relationships and Conflicts of Interest

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.5
RPM 2.18

FH C07

UAP 2215

Constitution (Faculty)

RPM 5.1

FH A51

Copyright

RPM 2.15
RPM 5.8

FH E70

UAP 2500

Counseling, Assistance, and Referral Service (CARS)

FH C09

UAP 3750

Creation and Reorganization of Academic Units

RPM 5.1

FH A88

Creation and Reorganization of Research Centers and Institutes

RPM 5.1

FH A91

Data Governance

UAP 2580

Deductions from Payroll

UAP 2635

Dependent Care Spending Account

UAP 3650

Dependent Education Benefits

RPM 6.11

UAP 3700

Dental Insurance Benefits

RPM 6.3

UAP 3600

Disabilities

RPM 2.18

FH D170

UAP 2310
UAP 3110

Discrimination

RPM 2.3

FH B6
FH C07
FH D170
FH D175
FH D176

UAP 2310
UAP 2720
UAP 2740
UAP 3110

Dishonest or Fraudulent Activities

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.13

UAP 7205

Dishonesty in Academic Matters

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.8

FH D100
FH D175
FH D176

Distribution of Paychecks

UAP 2620

Diversity and Campus Climate

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

FH C50

Domestic Abuse Leave

RPM 5.4

UAP 3445

Domestic Partners

UAP 3600
UAP 3790

Drug Free Environment

RPM 2.6

FH C07

Education Abroad Health and Safety

UAP 2710
UAP 6110

Education Benefits

RPM 6.11

UAP 3700

Education Retirement Plan, New Mexico

UAP 3625

Educational Records, Student

RPM 4.4

FH Information Section

Email, Student

UAP 2540

Emergency Control

RPM 3.2
RPM 3.4

UAP 6130

Emeriti Status

RPM 6.3

FH C305

Employee Impairment at Work

FH C07

UAP 3270

Employment of UNM Graduates

RPM 5.3

FH C20

Endowed Faculty Chairs

RPM 5.18

FH C170

Endowed Faculty Payments

UAP 2615

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18
RPM 5.2

UAP 2720

Extra compensation

RPM 5.6

FH C140

UAP 2615

Faculty's Role in the University's Academic Mission

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.1

FH A51
FH A91

Family and Medical Leave

RPM 5.4

UAP 3440

Flexible Spending Accounts

UAP 3650

Foreign Nationals

UAP 2180

Fraudulent or Dishonest Activities

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.13

FH E40

UAP 7205

Free Expression and Advocacy

RPM 2.1
RPM 2.18
RPM 4.5

FH C150
FH C240

UAP 2050
UAP 2060
UAP 2220

Garnishments

UAP 2670

Graphic Identification Standards

UAP 1010

Gratuities

UAP 3720

Grievances-- Student

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.2
RPM 4.3

FH D175
FH D176

Guiding Principles

RPM 2.18

Harassment

RPM 2.3

UAP 2210
UAP 2240
UAP 2720
UAP 2740
UAP 3780

Honorarium Payments

UAP 2170

Honorary Degrees

RPM 1.6

FH A61.12

HSC Institutional Compliance

RPM 3.7
RPM 3.8

HSC Performance Payments

UAP 2615

Human Beings as Subjects of Research

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.14

FH E90

ID Cards (UNM Lobo Card)

UAP 1050

Impairment at Work

FH C07

UAP 3270

Inclement Weather

RPM 5.4

UAP 3435

Information Technologies (IT) Governance

FH A61.6

UAP 2560

Information and Transactions, Systems

UAP 2000
UAP 2500

Information Security

UAP 2000
UAP 2030
UAP 2500
UAP 2520
UAP 2550
UAP 2580

Inspection of Public Records (IPRA)

RPM 2.17
RPM 4.4
RPM 5.7
RPM 6.7
RPM 6.8

FH C70

UAP 2030
UAP 2300
UAP 3710
UAP 6020

Insurance, Employee Benefits

RPM 7.14

UAP 3600

Insurance Loss Claims

UAP 6150

Intellectual Property

RPM 2.15
RPM 5.8

FH E70

Jury Duty

RPM 5.4

FH C255

UAP 3415

Keys

UAP 5010

Lactation Support

UAP 2750

Law Enforcement on Campus (UNM Police)

RPM 8.2

Leaves of Absence

RPM 5.4

FH C280

UAP 3415
UAP 3425
UAP 3435
UAP 3440
UAP 3445

Leave with Pay

RPM 5.4

UAP 3415

Leave Without Pay

RPM 5.4

FH C280

UAP 3600

Life Insurance Benefits

RPM 7.14

UAP 3600

Mailing Services

UAP 6340

Mandatory Reporting

FH C07
FH D175

UAP 2200
UAP 2710
UAP 2740

Media Response

FH C150

UAP 3740

Medical Insurance Benefits

RPM 7.14

UAP 3600

Medical Reimbursement Account

UAP 3650

Military Leave and Related Service Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C230

UAP 3425

Minors on Campus

UAP 2205

Misconduct – Reporting

RPM 2.18

UAP 2200

Misconduct --Research

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.13

FH E40

Museums and Collections

RPM 8.5

UAP 6410
UAP 6420

New Mexico Education Retirement Plan

UAP 3625

Non-Motorized Vehicles

UAP 2260

Non-Standard Payment Processing

UAP 2615

Webpages, Official University

UAP 2570

Outside Employment

RPM 5.5

FH C130

Overseas Research

RPM 5.12

FH E20
FH E70

Parental Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C215

UAP 3440

Parking and Vehicles on Campus

RPM 8.3

UAP 2260

Paycheck Distribution

UAP 2620

Payroll Deductions

UAP 2635

Payroll Overpayments and Collection

UAP 2680

Per Diem and Travel Reimbursement

RPM 7.7

FH C225

UAP 4030

Personal Information Disclosure

RPM 2.17
RPM 4.4
RPM 5.7
RPM 6.8

FH C70

UAP 2300
UAP 3710

Photo Identification Cards (UNM Lobo Card)

UAP 1050

Police, UNM Law Enforcement on Campus

RPM 8.2

Policies and Procedures – HSC

RPM 3.4

Political Activity

RPM 2.18
RPM 6.5

FH C150
FH C240

UAP 2050
UAP 2060
UAP 2220
UAP 3740

Possession of Alcohol on University Property

RPM 2.6

FH C05

UAP 2140

Post Tenure Review

RPM 5.16

FH B4

Postal Services

UAP 6340

Privacy

RPM 2.17

UAP 2120

Prizes - Payments

UAP 2615

Professional Development and Training

UAP 3290

Professional Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C225

Protected and Sensitive Information

UAP 2520

Public Information and/or Access to University Records

RPM 2.17
RPM 4.4
RPM 5.7
RPM 6.7
RPM 6.8
RPM 7.2

FH C70

UAP 2300
UAP 3710
UAP 6020

Rainforest Innovations, UNM

RPM 2.15
RPM 5.8

FH E70

Reasonable Accommodation, Religion

RPM 2.3

FH C220
FH D170

UAP 2720

Reasonable Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

UAP 3110

Records Management, Retention, and Disposition

RPM 2.9

UAP 6020

Recognition and Awards, Special

RPM 1.6

FH A61.3.1

Recreational Drones

UAP 2265

Recycling

UAP 2100
UAP 6350

Reporting Suspected Misconduct and Retaliation; Whistleblower Protection from Retaliation

RPM 2.18

UAP 2200

Research -- Classified

RPM 5.11

FH E10

Research, Conflicts of Interest in

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.1

FH E110

UAP 3720

Research Misconduct

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.13

FH E40

Research -- Overseas

RPM 5.12

FH E20

Research -- Sponsored

RPM 5.9

FH E60

UAP 2425
UAP 2430
UAP 2470
UAP 2480

Research Subjects

RPM 2.18
RPM 5.14
RPM 5.15

FH E100

Respectful Campus

RPM 2.18

FH C09

UAP 2240

Responsibility and Accountability for University Information and Transactions

UAP 2000

Retaliation

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

FH C07
FH C09
FH C290
FH D175
FH D176
FH E110

UAP 2200
UAP 2740

Retirement

FH B5

UAP 3600
UAP 3625
UAP 3640
UAP 3700

Retirement, Supplemental Savings Plans

UAP 3640

Rights and Responsibilities

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.6
RPM 2.7
RPM 2.9
RPM 2.18

FH C05

UAP 1010
UAP 2140
UAP 2215
UAP 2740
UAP 3290
UAP 5010
UAP 6110
UAP 6150

Risk Management

RPM 7.14

UAP 6100

Sabbatical Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C200

Safety and Risk Services

FH C05

UAP 6110
UAP 3290

Security, Information

UAP 2550

Sensitive and Protected Information

UAP 2520

Separation of Employment

FH B5

UAP 3225

Service Abroad

RPM 5.4

FH C235

Service Animals

RPM 2.18

UAP 2295

Service Awards

UAP 3745

Sexual Harassment

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

FH C07

UAP 2210
UAP 2740
UAP 3290

Sexual Misconduct

RPM 2.3
RPM 2.18

FH C07

UAP 2210
UAP 2710
UAP 2740

Sick Leave

RPM 5.4

FH C210

UAP 3440

Skateboards

UAP 2260

Smoking on University Property

UAP 2250

Social Security Numbers, Protection of

UAP 2030

Solicitation

UAP 3730

Space Allocation and Assignment

FH A89

UAP 5200

Special Recognition and Awards

RPM 1.6

FH A61.12

Sponsored Research

RPM 5.9
RPM 5.11

FH E60

UAP 2425
UAP 2430
UAP 2470
UAP 2480

Student Code of Conduct

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.2
RPM 4.3

FH D175
FH D176

Student Email

UAP 2540

Student Grievances

RPM 2.18
RPM 4.2
RPM 4.3

FH D175
FH D176

Student Identification Numbers

UAP 2030

Student Publications

RPM 4.5

FH A70

Student Records

RPM 2.17
RPM 4.4

UAP 2300
UAP 6020

Students with Disabilities, Academic Adjustments

RPM 2.18

FH D170

UAP 2310

Study Abroad, Health and Safety

UAP 2710
UAP 6110

Supplemental Retirement Savings Plans

UAP 3640

Suspected Employee Impairment at Work

FH C07

UAP 3270

Sustainability

RPM 2.18

UAP 2100
UAP 6350

Taking University Property off Campus

UAP 7730

Tax Reporting- Payroll

UAP 2635

Technology Transfer-- Conflict of Interest Waiver

RPM 5.17

FH E80

UAP 3720

Tenure

RPM 5.2
RPM 5.16

FH Section B

Terminating Employment Pay

UAP 2650

Tobacco-Free Campus

UAP 2250

Training--Mandatory

FH C05

UAP 3290

Travel Reimbursement and Per Diem

RPM 7.7

FH C225

UAP 4030

Tuition Remission

UAP 3700

Unallowable and Allowable Expenditures

UAP 4000

Unemployment Compensation

UAP 3635

University Archives and Records

RPM 2.9

FH C07
FH C70

UAP 6020

University Design

UAP 5320

University External Graphic Identification Standards

UAP 1010

UNM's Name and Symbols-- Use of

RPM 2.7

FH C05

UAP 1010

UNM Public Art Collection

UAP 6420

UNM Rainforest Innovations

RPM 2.15
RPM 5.8

FH E70

Use and Possession of Alcohol on University Property

RPM 2.6

FH C05

UAP 2140

Use of University Vehicles

UAP 7780

Vehicles on Campus and Parking

RPM 8.3

UAP 2260

Violence on Campus

UAP 2210

W-2s

UAP 2635

Wage Withholdings

UAP 2670

Weapons on University Property

UAP 2210

Webpages, Official University

UAP 2570

Whistleblower Protection from Retaliation; Reporting Suspected Misconduct and Retaliation

RPM 2.18

UAP 2200

Workers' Compensation

UAP 3630

History

  • February 23, 2022 – Updated to reflect name change of the Science and Technology Corporation @ UNM (STC.UNM) to UNM Rainforest Innovations (UNMRI), per FHB Policy A53 procedures
  • October 19, 2021 – Updates to table approved by Faculty Senate Operations Committee October 6, 2021 – Updates to table approved by Faculty Senate Policy Committee December 22, 2015 – Approved by the Faculty Senate