Core principles and procedures pertaining to Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty are found in the University Guidelines for Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty Appointments, Grievance Procedures, and Disciplinary Regulations, which are incorporated in this Handbook.  For any discrepancies, the Guidelines as maintained in the Handbook will control. In addition, colleges, schools, and institutes have their own internal rules, procedures, and policies, which may supplement but do not supersede or replace policies outlined in this Faculty Handbook.

Full-Time Continuing Contract Faculty are a distinct and important part of the University academic community and contribute significantly to the University’s academic missions. School policies applicable to this group of faculty shall recognize the contributions they make to the University’s commitment to teaching excellence, traditional research, and other forms of scholarly and artistic achievement, as well as University service.