The purpose of the Part-Time Faculty Handbook is to provide a source where Part-Time Faculty can access information they need quickly and easily. The handbook gathers into one location general information for Part-Time Faculty.
I. BACKGROUND AND GENERAL INFORMATION
The Ombuds Office at the University of Louisville serves all employees of the university including administrators, faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows. The Ombuds will serve as the initial point of contact for employees who have disputes. The role of the Ombuds is to help employees resolve differences informally through discussion and referral to other conflict resolution venues when appropriate.
Institutional Research and Planning
II. EMPLOYMENT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Paycheck Viewing and Payroll Processing: On the U of L webpage, see Faculty/Staff Services, under Personal Info (You will need to log into ULINK for these using your userid and password)
III. TEACHING INFORMATION AND RESOURCES
Class Rosters and Grading (You will need to log into ULINK for these using your userid and password)
Recording Grades - See Faculty/Staff Services, under Academics, choose Record Grades
Grading System - Varies by department; check with your department to see what their policy is.
Textbook Ordering - From the U of L Webpage, see Faculty Staff Services, under Academics/Bookstore Textbook orders for Faculty
IV. INSTRUCTIONAL AND CLERICAL RESOURCES
Each department is responsible for policy on the following items:
Use of Computers
Evaluation of Faculty Performance
Long-distance phone calls relating to students
Some items required to be included in your syllabus
- Library Hours
- Library Borrowing Privileges
- Renewing Items or Viewing Your Account
- Ask a Librarian
- Course Reserve Policy
- Interlibrary Loan
- Scheduling a Library Visit for Your Class
V. PART-TIME FACULTY INVOLVEMENT IN UNIVERSITY GOVERNMENT
Part-time Faculty Listserv: This is a moderated listserv that is a forum for announcements and news from the Faculty Senate, as well as for discussions among part-time faculty about issues of interest and concern to us all. To be added to the list, please email Susan Peacock or Rose Mills.