The Division of Academic Affairs provides leadership and oversight in curricular matters, the development and administration of academic policies and standards, faculty development and research, and the use and improvement of campus academic facilities.  

Academic Advising Handbook 2013-2014 (PDF)
Curriculum Development and Approval Processes
Adjunct Faculty Policies & Resources
Board of Regents Faculty Awards Guidelines
Reporting Child Abuse/Neglect Site
Chairperson Policy
Code of Civility (PDF)
Dean's Responsibilities (PDF)
Department Summary Recommendation Form (DSR) (PDF)
External Reviewer Guidelines (PDF)
Faculty Handbook (PDF)
Faculty Responsibilities and Absences (PDF)
Guidelines on Course Time and Effort Buyouts (PDF)
Guidelines on Double Sections (PDF)
International Travel: Staff Travel Waiver (DOCX)
International Travel: Travel Warning Representation (DOCX)

Middle States Accreditation Self-Study (PDF)

Middle States Appendices to Self-Study (PDF)
Procedures for Affiliate Appointments (PDF)
Clinical Faculty Evaluation, Reappointment, Promotion and Merit Policy (PDF)
Lecturers Policy (PDF)
Sabbatical Leave Policy (PDF)
Procedures for Inter-Institutional Appointments (PDF)
Procedures for Joint Appointments (PDF)

PTRM Cycle (Color PDF) / PTRM Cycle (B&W PDF)

Sabbatical Leave Application (DOCX)
Teaching Evaluation Handbook (PDF)
Third Year Review (PDF)

TU Academic Strategic Plan 2016 (PDF)

TU Academic Department Chaiperson's Roles & Responsibilities (PDF)
TU Faculty Workload Guidelines (PDF)
TU Guidelines for Use of Material Protected by Copyright (PDF)
TU Policies Affecting Students
TU Policies Repository
TU Policy on Appointment, Rank, and Tenure (ART) of Faculty (PDF)
TU Policy on Intellectual Property (PDF)
TU Student Academic Integrity Policy (PDF)
TU Policy on Transitional Terminal Leave for Tenured Faculty Policy (PDF)
University Promotion, Tenure, Re-appointment and Merit Committee
Link to USM Policies


Division of Academic Affairs
Administration Building, Room 311

Phone: 410-704-2125
Fax: 410-704-3129




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410-704-NEWS (6397)

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