Faculty Policies

Graduate Faculty Membership: Policies and Procedures

Posted On May 20, 2015

I. Preamble

The Georgia State University policy on Graduate Faculty Membership (revision effective 01/17/2013) states:

As a research university of the University System of Georgia and in accordance with the requirements of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Georgia State University recognizes and provides the following broad guidelines for members of its two Graduate… more »

Appointment of Retired Faculty as Instructors

Posted On March 17, 2014

Purpose

The appointment of retired RCB faculty as either part-time instructors (PTIs) or as partial EFT contract faculty is desirable whenever such appointments provide the College with the capability of staffing courses which are needed but for which permanent faculty are not available to teach them and GTAs or PTIs would be less preferable.

Board… more »

Professional Obligations and Expectations of Faculty

Posted On March 13, 2014

Preamble

As a community of scholars committed to the enhancement of scholarship and increasing the quality of professional standards for the development and dissemination of knowledge, the faculty of the Robinson College of Business subscribe to the following professional obligations and expectations of faculty. A faculty appointment is a full-time position for the contractual period… more »

Support for Faculty Professional Development Activities

Posted On February 25, 2014

Purpose

While ongoing professional development activities are part of the normal expectations of faculty, this document provides a mechanism by which the College and its academic units can provide support (in the form of course releases, funds to attend seminars, etc.) for faculty to engage in relatively major professional development activities that will significantly enhance… more »

Faculty Leaves of Absence and Course Releases

Posted On February 24, 2014

Purpose

This document provides an overview of the various types of leaves of absence and course releases that are available to faculty in the RCB. It also provides policies and procedures for personal leaves without pay and for administrative course releases.

General Description of Leaves and Course Releases

In general, a leave of absence excuses… more »

Instructional Innovation Grants Policies, Procedures, and Administration Purpose

Posted On February 24, 2014

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business (RCB) provides course releases and other funding for improving teaching in the form of Instructional Innovation Grants (IIGs). The main objective of these grants is to encourage faculty creativity and innovations in instructional methodology related to classroom teaching. The grants are not designed to support course or program… more »