University of Houston-Victoria
Provost

Deans Guide to Duties and Dates

Table of Contents

Section

1. Time Table Summary-Approximate

2. Academic Affairs Calendar  Who Does What by When Annually

3. Budget

3.1  Allocations 
3.2  Hearings/Presentations 
3.3  Deadlines 
3.4  Part-Time Faculty and Summer School Salaries

4. Curriculum

4.1  Program Development 
4.2  Approval Process 
4.3  Catalog Copy

5. Faculty

5.1  Hiring 
5.2  Evaluation 
5.3  Resignation/Retirement 
5.4  Renewal/Non-Renewal Notices for Tenure-Track Faculty 
5.5  Promotion and/or Tenure 
5.6  Visiting or Temporary Full-Time Faculty 
5.7  Faculty Personnel Files 
5.8  Summer Teaching
5.9  Tracking Process for Faculty Credentials
5.10 Faculty on Modified Contract

6. Table of Employment Decisions

7. Planning and Assessment

7.1  Assessment 
7.2  Planning 
7.3  Academic Affairs Retreat

8. Students and Classes

8.1  Preparing Schedules 
8.2  Textbooks 
8.3  Advising 
8.4  Registration 
8.5  Minimum Length of Courses

9. Academic Administrators

9.1  Deans 
9.2  Department Chairs

10. Policies and Procedures

10.1   Annual Faculty Evaluation Report Form 
10.2   Faculty Personnel Files 
10.3   Method of Computing Faculty Raises 
10.4   Basis for Budget Allocations to the Academic Schools 
10.5   Pay Scales and Faculty Salary Guidelines 
10.6   Summer Scheduling and Compensation 
10.7   Hiring Procedures 
10.8   Faculty Critical-Need Provisions 
10.9   Request to Fill Vacant Faculty Position Form 
10.10 Search Committee Procedures 
10.11 Checklist for Offers of Faculty Employment 
10.12 Checklist for New Faculty 
10.13 Computer/Telephone Set Up 
10.14 Checklist for Terminating Faculty 
10.15 General Information on Off-Campus Resources & Services
10.16 Part-Time Faculty Hiring 
10.17 Reference Works
10.18 Graduate Assistants
10.19 Faculty Computers--New and Replacement Cycle
10.20 Software Purchases

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