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Recent Updates to the Handbook
August 22, 2019

*  Section III (Faculty Ranks, Appointments, and Policies: University-wide):  clarified the procedures for the appointment of fully joint and secondary appointments.

*  Section IV (Faculty of Arts and Sciences):  added provisions regarding secondary appointments consistent with the procedures in Section III.

*  Section V (School of Architecture):  clarified the procedures for faculty appointment and promotions to make consistent with FASTAP 2007.

*  Section VI (School of Art):  added description for the ranks of Senior Critic, Critic, and Lecturer; and clarified the School’s leave policy.

*  Section VII (Divinity School and Institute of Sacred Music):  revised School-specific policies for faculty ranks and leaves.

*  Section IX (School of Forestry and Environmental Studies): clarified the School’s leave policy.

*  Section X (School of Law):  clarified description for the ranks of Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Tutor in Legal Studies.

*  Section XI (School of Management):  updated description for Appointments, Curriculum, and Strategy Committee; and clarified procedures for term appointments.

*  Section XII (School of Medicine):  clarified the procedures for appointments and promotions for School of Public Health faculty and clarified the descriptions of the adjunct faculty ranks.

*  Section XIV (School of Nursing):  clarified the procedures for appointments and promotion.

*  Section XV (Research Appointments: University-wide): clarified procedures for the appointment of postdoctoral appointees.

*  Section XVII (Leaves of Absence & Teaching Relief: University-wide):  clarified the policies regarding teaching relief for child rearing.

October 17, 2018

* Updates to Sections III and XVII to clarify the policies related to parental benefits.

* Updates to Section XXI to clarify policies related to short- and long-term medical disability.