Regents Policy 7401: The Faculty Code of Conduct and the University Policy on Faculty Conduct and the Administration of Discipline
Amended July 17, 2003, July 18, 2013, and March 16, 2017
This policy is the Faculty Code of Conduct and University Policy on Faculty Conduct and the Administration of Discipline as set forth in Academic Personnel Manual Sections 015 (APM - 015) and 016 (APM - 016). It is the intent of the Faculty Code of Conduct to protect academic freedom, to help preserve the highest standards of teaching and scholarship, and to advance the mission of the University as an institution of higher learning.
The Faculty Code of Conduct (1) sets forth the responsibility of the University to maintain conditions and rights supportive of the faculty’s pursuit of the University’s central functions, (2) defines normative conditions for faculty conduct and sets forth types of unacceptable faculty conduct subject to University discipline, and (3) makes recommendations and proposes principles and guidelines to ensure the development of fair procedures for enforcing the Code.
University Policy on Faculty Conduct and the Administration of Discipline defines the conditions under which specific types of disciplinary sanctions may be imposed and the procedures for imposition of disciplinary sanctions.