Even for seasoned faculty, academia can often be a very confusing world, dominated by byzantine procedures, office politics, and cultural eccentricities. The purpose of the handbook is to clarify roles, responsibilities, governance structures within which the faculty member functions and optimize awareness of rights and policies. It serves as an information resource, methodological guide, and procedural and policy roadmap that would help faculty negotiate their way through the demands of an academic career.
Faculty members are advised to read these carefully, as key faculty issues as promotion, compensation, leadership appointment, and grievances, are provided here to minimize misunderstanding and inadvertent injustice. This handbook brings transparency and objectivity in the sphere of faculty growth and advancement. The ultimate aim is to assist faculty members in achieving their full potential in the best way possible.
The key components of the faculty handbook or Faculty e-Book are: