Faculty and Employee Handbooks

All faculty at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) are bound and protected by the policies below. The Office of Faculty Affairs asks that you read each handbook carefully to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. For more information regarding policy and procedures, please feel free to contact the Office of Faculty Affairs at officeoffacultyaffairs@uiwtx.edu.

UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine Supplemental Faculty Handbook

All faculty at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) are bound and protected by the UIW Faculty Handbook as approved by the UIW Board of Trustees. This supplement includes policies and procedures unique to the School of Osteopathic Medicine (SOM), but compatible with the UIW Faculty Handbook.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Structure and Function of the School of Osteopathic Medicine
Chapter 3: UIWSOM Council Bylaws
Chapter 4: Policies and Procedures Governing Faculty Employment
Chapter 5: Policies and Procedures Related to Instruction
Chapter 6: SOM Adjunct Clinical Faculty
Chapter 7: Faculty Development
Chapter 8: Part-Time Faculty: Rights and Responsibilities
Appendix: 1-3

University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Handbook

All faculty at University of the Incarnate Word are bound and protected by this UIW Faculty Handbook. Supplements for schools may include policies and procedures unique to their circumstances as long as those additional policies and procedures do not deny rights articulated in this UIW Faculty Handbook and assure due process.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: The Structure of Academic Organization 
Chapter 3: Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws
Chapter 4: Policies and Procedures Governing Full-Time Faculty Employment
Chapter 5: Faculty Evaluation System
Chapter 6: Policies Related to Instruction
Chapter 7: Curriculum and Academic Policy Development and Revision
Chapter 8: Part-Time Faculty: Rights and Responsibilities
Appendix: 1-24

University of the Incarnate Word Employee Handbook

This policy was developed in compliance with the By-Laws of the University of the Incarnate Word, including all Amendments thereto, which stipulates that the UIW Board of Trustees shall formulate and determine such general policies as shall be deemed necessary for the development and administration of UIW.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Authority and Administration
Chapter 2:
Recruitment and Employment  
Chapter 3:
Compensation
Chapter 4:
Leaves of Absence, Vacation, and Holidays
Chapter 5:
Benefits
Chapter 6:
Employee Records
Chapter 7:
Rules and Conduct
Chapter 8:
Life Threatening Illnesses
Chapter 9:
Harrassment-Free Work and Learning Environment Policy
Chapter 10:
Employment Separation
Chapter 11:
Discipline
Chapter 12:
Complaints Resolution, Grievance, and Appeals Process
Chapter 13:
Policy on the Acceptable Use of Information Resources
Chapter 14:
Intellectual Property
Chapter 15:
Reasonable Accommodation
Chapter 16:
Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing
Chapter 17:
Copyright
Chapter 18:
Miscellaneous Policies
Chapter 19:
Animals on Campus
Chapter 20:
Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy
Appendix:
1-7