Academic and Unclassified Staff

Academic Program Coordinator Responsibilities Policy

At McNeese State University, each academic program is assigned a program coordinator who is academically qualified in the field or curricular area of concentration. Program coordinators work with faculty, department heads, and deans for curriculum...

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Administrative and Unclassified Employee Evaluation Policy

Purpose This policy demonstrates compliance with applicable criteria from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the University of Louisiana System. SACSCOC requires the following: Standard 4.2.c: “The governing board...

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Assessment and Certification of Faculty English Proficiency Policy

Assessment and Certification of Faculty English Proficiency This policy establishes the responsibility of McNeese State University to assess and certify faculty English proficiency. This policy applies to all full-time and part-time instructional personnel, including graduate...

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Endowed Professorships Policy

Purpose The McNeese State University Foundation provides endowed professorships according to University, McNeese Foundation, and Board of Regents guidelines. Endowments for professorships consist of private donations matched with state funds awarded by the Board of...

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Faculty Appointments Policy

Faculty Appointments and Hiring Process 1. The term “academic department” is used generically to mean departments, colleges, etc. that hire faculty. The term “academic year” generally refers to the time beginning one week prior to...

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Faculty Credentialing Policy

McNeese State University is defined as primarily a teaching institution; therefore, the institution seeks faculty whose academic credentials, certifications/licensure, work experience, and expertise support the institution’s teaching mission as well as the quality and integrity...

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Faculty Emeritus Policy

Granting of Emeritus Titles The awarding of emeritus titles is authorized by the University of Louisiana System (ULS) Faculty Emeritus policy. With the exception of president emeritus, the emeritus or emerita title may be granted...

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Faculty Evaluation Policy

McNeese complies with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Principles of Accreditation:  Foundations for Quality Enhancement standard 6.3, which states that “The institution publishes and implements policies regarding the appointment, employment, and...

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Faculty Senate Policy

Purpose The Faculty Senate, as the representative body for the faculty of McNeese State University, exercises responsibility for advising administration in matters of academic freedom and standards, curriculum, long-range planning, budgetary planning, University organization and...

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Graduate Faculty Policy

Purpose This policy outlines information related to earning and sustaining graduate faculty status at McNeese State University. Oversight of all processes related to the “graduate faculty” distinction is governed by the Doré School of Graduate...

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