Information for Faculty
Collective Bargaining Agreements cover faculty at UM and help define roles and responsibilites for both faculty and administrators.
The Faculty Development Office (FDO) coordinates and develops opportunities for faculty to grow professionally and personally.
Faculty Evaluation procedures are detailed in Section 10.200 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
All curriculum and program changes must be submitted to the Faculty Senate each September for review. Level I and Level II proposals must be reviewed initially by the Office of the Provost and continue on to the Board of Regents for Approval.
Centers at the University of Montana are approved and periodically assessed according to UM Policy 103: Establishment and Periodic Review of Academic Institutes, Bureaus, Centers, Labs, and Other Similar Entities.
Program Review is a process mandated by the Board of Regents Policy 303.3 "to ensure program quality and effective stewardship of resources."
A department's unit standards, along with the Collective Bargaining Agreement, provide performance standards and expectations for the faculty.
Faculy Affiliates are not university employees, but are associated with an academic department for the purposes of teaching or academic oversight.
The Office of the Provost maintains department reports for each academic department of the University of Montana, including assessment plans, unit standards, and program descriptions.