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Faculty Information Guide

Most of the information faculty need is available in handbooks that are available on this website:
• Faculty Handbook for full-time faculty (on website: ‘Faculty/Staff’)
• Part-time Faculty Handbook (on website: ‘Faculty/Staff’)
• Student Handbook: (on website: ‘Haigazian University Publications’)
 
 
To locate information about specific topics see below.
 

About Haigazian University:
• History, Accreditation, Mission/vision/values, Connections with other universities, Facilities
  - Website (‘About HU’ & ‘Campus’)
  - Student Handbook (‘History’, ‘Mission’, ‘Accreditation’, & ‘Student Services and Facilities’)
  - HU Catalog (‘Haigazian University’ & ‘Student Resources & Facilities’)

Academic Calendar for the Year:
  - Website (‘Academic Calendar’)
  - Student Handbook 
  - HU Catalog (the first of the catalog’s 2 years)

Academic Dishonesty (Plagiarism & Cheating):
• By students (Definitions & policies)
  - Course syllabi
  - HU Catalog (Rights & Responsibilities, Academic Honesty)
• By faculty (Definitions & policies)
  - Faculty Handbook (Ethics & Code of Conduct)

Activities & Events:
• Organized by HU
  - Website (‘News & Events’)
  - Emails
• Organized by Faculties
  - Posters on campus
  - Emails
• Organized by Student Life
  - Website (2 calendars on home page; ‘Student Activities’)
  - Emails 
  - Posters on campus

Administration Offices & Their Personnel:
• Positions & names, Contact information
  - Website (Administration & Directory)
  - Catalog (Personnel)
  - Student Handbook (Contacts)
  - Public folder (Shared Excel List)

Admission & Registration Criteria & Procedures for Students:
  - HU Catalog (Admissions Information, Financial Information, Academic Information)
  - Website (‘Admissions’)

Advising:
• Who the advisors are, Guidelines & procedures
  - Website (‘Academic Advising')
  - Student Handbook (Student Services & Facilities)

Alumni of HU:
• What they are doing now, How to contact them
  - Alumni group on Facebook (HU website: ‘Alumni’, then “I want to join Alumni group on facebook”)
  - Chairs of academic departments

Board of Trustees Information:
• Who the members are
  - HU Catalog (Personnel)
  - Website (‘Board of Trustees’)

Career Services:
• Information about careers, Contacts with employers, Training for interviews, CV writing, etc.
  - Job Placement Office (Mugar 115)
  - CCE schedule of training on HU website
• Internships, volunteer work, community service
  - Academic departments
  - Registry of partner organizations (under ‘Faculty Material’ in public folder)
  - Job Placement Office (Mugar 115)

Classroom Management System:
• Info. about the system
  - Student Handbook (Student Services)
  - HU Catalog (Academic Resources)
  - Website (‘Academic Computing Software’)
• Where to access it
  - Portal
  - Website (‘Classroom Management’)
• How to use it
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Committees:
• Faculty Assembly & other faculty committees, Their responsibilities, Their membership, What they are doing
  - Faculty Handbook
  - Faculty Handbook & minutes of May Faculty Assembly meeting
  - Committee minutes posted on portal

Courses in Each Major:
• Course descriptions and prerequisites
  - HU Catalog (Academic Programs & Course Listings)
  - Website (‘Undergraduate Program’ or ‘Graduate Program’)
• Course sequence / which semester each course is offered
  - Department
• Course outlines & syllabi
  - Departmental Chairperson
  - Faculty who teach the course
  - Faculty secretary (syllabi)

Departmental Meetings:
• Discussions held, Decisions/recommendations made
  - Minutes of meetings from departmental chair

Discipline Problems with Students:
• Behavioral standards & discipline, Procedures for behavioral misconduct
  - HU Catalog (Rights & Responsibilities)
  - Student Handbook (Rules & Regulations - Standards of Conduct)

Exams:
• Schedules
  - Portal
  - Website (Announcements on home page)
• Rules and regulations
  - To be added

Faculty Interests & Research:
• Faculty background & interests
  - Website profiles (‘Meet the Faculty’)
  - HU Catalog (Personnel)

Faculty – Miscellaneous Information:
• Rights & responsibilities of faculty, Compensation/fringe benefits/ indemnity
  - Faculty Handbook
  - Part-time Faculty Handbook
• Faculty forms
  - Faculty Handbook (Appendices)
  - Public folder (‘Faculty Material’, then ‘Forms from Faculty Handbook’)
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty
• Contact info. for other HU faculty
  - Public folder (Shared Excel List)
  - Website (Directory)
• Organizations for internships/ practicums & how to contact them
  - Academic departments
  - Registry of partner organizations (under ‘Faculty Material’ in public folder)
• ID cards, Keys
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Faculty Secretary Related:
• Her schedule 
  - Schedule posted on door of MEH 205
• Photocopying, Exams
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Financial Aid Criteria & Procedures:
  - Website (‘Financial Aid’ or ‘Apply for Financial Aid’)
  - Student Handbook (Financial & Academic Brief Guidelines) 
  - HU Catalog (Financial Information)

Grading & Academic Probation:
• Grading system at HU, Letter grades, Rules & regulations related to probation, Withdrawal from courses
  - HU Catalog (Academic Information)
  - Student Handbook (Financial & Academic Brief Guidelines)

Graduation:
• Requirements to graduate, Procedures to follow
  - Website (‘Apply for Graduation’)
  - Website (‘Graduation & Diploma Information’)
  - HU Catalog (Academic Information)
  - Student Handbook (Financial & Academic Brief Guidelines)
• Info. about graduate studies
  - Website (‘Graduate Program')
  - HU Catalog (‘Graduate Catalog’ section)

IT Related:
• How to access IT helpdesk
  - HU Catalog (Academic Resources)
  - Website (‘ITS Department’)
  - Student Handbook (Student Services & Facilities)
• How to use Classroom Management System, How to use classroom computers/laptops & projectors
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Libraries:
• Databases available, How to use interlibrary loan
  - Website (‘Libraries’ & ‘OLIB’)
  - HU Catalog (Academic Resources)
  - Student Handbook (Student Services & Facilities)

Majors Offered & Their Faculty:
  - HU Catalog
  - Website (Academics)

Policies & Procedures for Full-Timers:
• Attendance/absence, Reappointment/promotion/termination, Teaching overloads, Outside employment, Plagiarism & cheating, Research & teaching release time, Attendance at conferences/training, Faculty evaluation
  - Faculty Handbook

Policies & Procedures for Part-Timers:
• Responsibilities, General & academic policies, Examinations & grading, Ranks, qualifications, appointment, & reappointment, Faculty evaluation
  - Part-time Faculty Handbook
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Portal (Student Information System):
• What it is, How to access it, How to use it
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Professional Development:
• PD at Haigazian and in Lebanon, Procedures/forms for attending a conference, Procedures/forms for support of research
  - Faculty Handbook (Rights & Responsibilities of the Faculty, [2] Professional Rights of the Faculty)
  - Forms on public folder in sub-folder ‘Faculty Material’: Guidelines for Request for Conference Grant, Request for Conference Grant, Guidelines for Request for Research Support, Request for Support of Research, Guidelines for Teaching Release Time,  Application for Teaching Release Time

Rights & Responsibilities of Deans, Chairs, Coordinators, Faculty:
• Responsibilities
  - Of Deans, Chairs, Coordinators – Faculty Handbook (The University Governance & Administration, Administrative Structure)
  - Of Faculty - Faculty Handbook (Rights & Responsibilities of Faculty)
• Rights
  - Of Faculty - Faculty Handbook (Rights & Responsibilities of Faculty)

Rooms: Schedules & Reservations
• Schedules
  - Website (Home page then ‘Announcements’ then ‘Schedule of Classes’)
  - Portal
• Reservation of rooms
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty
  - Information Desk (to make reservations)

Schedules of Courses:
• In the major (sequence over 3 years)
  - Schedule available in department & from advisor
• By semester
  - Portal 
  - Website (‘ See Schedule of Courses’)

Services & Facilities on Campus:
• Telephone/ fax/mail, Lost & found, Fitness Center
  - HU Catalog (‘Student Resources & Facilities’)
  - Website (‘Student Resources & Services’)
  - Student Handbook (‘Student Services and Facilities’)
• Food & drink
  - Cafeteria menu sent by email monthly
• IT helpdesk
  - HU Catalog (Academic Resources)
  - Website (‘ITS Department’)
  - Student Handbook (Student Services & Facilities)
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty

Technology in Classrooms:
• Use of computers/laptops & projectors, Use of Internet, Use of LABSRV
  - Boarding Pass to Haigazian for New Faculty
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