Policy update history

Revision of: C290: Ombuds/Dispute Resolution Services for Faculty
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • On April 23, 2019, the Faculty Senate approved a new policy C290 “Ombuds/Dispute Resolution Services for Faculty,” which describes the role of Ombuds/Dispute Resolution Services for Faculty, and states the service is confidential, impartial, informal, and independent resource for faculty concerns and conflicts.

Revision of: C09: Respectful Campus
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • In response to free speech concerns pertaining to this Policy, the Faculty Senate appointed a task force to perform a comprehensive review of C09 with a focus on policy applicability, enforceability, ease of use, and free speech concerns. Changes proposed by the task force were sent to faculty for review and comment 10/21/16 to 11/19/16. No concerns were raised and the revised Policy was approved by the Faculty Senate on April 25, 2017.

Revision of: A61.7: Curricula Committee

Revision of: A53: Development and Approval of Faculty Policies
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate, Operations Committee
  • Faculty notification:  february-4,-2016.pdf
  • Updated this policy to provide a process for faculty members or academic administrators to propose a policy change or a new policy. The policy revision is designed to ensure the Faculty Senate Policy Committee gets all the information it needs to process a policy request, and that the requester is kept informed of action taken by the Committee. In addition, definitions were added to clarify the terms used. The revised Policy was approved by the Faculty Senate in December 2015.

Revision of: A53.1 Policies Applicable to Faculty
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • Faculty notification:  february-4,-2016.pdf
  • New Policy: This new Policy discusses the relationship and authority of the different types of official policies at UNM, and includes a table sorted by subject matter that lists Regent and Administrative policies that are applicable to faculty. This provides one policy document for faculty to use to determine all policies applicable to them. This new Policy was approved by the Faculty Senate December 2015.

Revision of: A88: Creation and Reorganization of UNM Academic Units
Revision of: E60: Sponsored Research
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • Faculty notification:  november-18,-2015.pdf
  • Updated the policy to include processes which ensure that administration consults with the Faculty Senate Research Council, HSC Council, and other interested parties to discuss research priorities of and adjustments to the F&A distribution algorithm for sponsored research.

Revision of: C280: Leave Without Pay
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate and Board of Regents
  • Faculty notification:  may-27,-2014.pdf
  • Updated Policy - Conform with the new policy structure approved by the Faculty Senate in accordance with Faculty Policy A53 “Development and Approval of Faculty Policies.” Clarify that insurance continues when a faculty member goes on leave without pay, unless the faculty member actively cancels his or her insurance through UNM Human Resources. Extend eligibility for leave without pay to any faculty member, except for adjunct appointments. This policy change will no longer limit leave without pay to full-time faculty only. Update for new position titles.

Revision of: A61.5: Campus Development Advisory Committee
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • Faculty notification:  april-24,-2014.pdf
  • Updated Policy to increase membership from ten to twelve members and place in new policy format. Faculty Senate Operations Committee revised to add provision limiting membership to three from the seven areas concurrently.
Revision of: A83: Annual Reports
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • Faculty notification:  april-24,-2014.pdf
  • Conform with the new policy structure approved by the Faculty Senate in accordance with Faculty Policy A53 “Development and Approval of Faculty Policies.” Provide flexibility to the Provost, HSC Chancellor, and the EVP for Administration to redesign annual reports so they are strategic in nature and align with other current reporting requirements.

Revision of: C190: Lecturer Annual and Promotion Reviews
  • Version approved by Faculty Senate
  • Updated Policy - As a condition of approval Faculty Senate asked the Policy Committee to work with C. Parker and P. Ganderton to develop procedures to address their concerns.

Revision of: B5: Separation from the University

Revision of: B2: Faculty Ranks and Titles
Revision of: B3: Faculty Appointments and Contracts

Revision of: C07: Faculty Disciplinary Policy

Revision of: C215: Parental Leave


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