Faculty Manual Preface

The Faculty Manual brings together information on the mission and vision of Syracuse University, on policies governing the faculty, and on the rights and responsibilities of the faculty of Syracuse University. Policies are subject to change through normal procedures.

Members of the faculty are those individuals having the academic rank of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, or lecturer, who have been duly appointed by the dean or director of an academic unit with the concurrence of the Chancellor or Vice Chancellor and Provost, and whose primary duties are instruction and scholarly or creative activity.

The Faculty Manual and its periodic corrections and additions are made maintained in electronic format only A number of topics not fully covered in the Faculty Manual are treated in a variety of University publications and documents such as SU Policies; various publications of the Office of Human Resources; University Senate, school and college bylaws; and statements of policy adopted by programs, departments, schools, and colleges.

Academic rules and regulations governing students can be found in the Course Catalog: Academic Rules and Regulations.

General University rules, and rules pertaining to student records, all of which apply to general student conduct and behavior, can be found in the Syracuse University Student Handbook published by the Office of Student Programs and Student Government Association. This publication also lists activities, campus events, services, and cultural and recreational activities.

Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, national origin, religion, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.