University Resources, Operations and Policies

 

Office of the Provost

Academic Forgiveness Readmission Policy

Core principles and standards with respect to academic forgiveness and readmission for students at Adelphi University.

 

Academic Freedom

Academic freedom is valued very highly at Adelphi; nevertheless, the University is disinclined to see the concept abused.

 

Academic Honesty

Core principles and standards with respect to academic integrity for students at Adelphi University.

 

Adjunct Faculty

Defines the appointment and reappointment process, types of adjunct faculty, as well as related workload policies during appointment.

 

Appointment and Reappointment of Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Processes for appointment and reappointment to non-tenure track faculty positions.

 

Award Management and Closeout

The University has a responsibility to manage the sponsored projects lifecycle, comply with policies, and close out completed sponsored projects in a timely and accurate manner.

 

Continuing Review of Faculty

The purpose of professional evaluations is to ensure that the educational goals and missions of the University are accomplished and to encourage the improvement of individual professional performance.

 

Copyrights

Equitable remuneration resulting from copyrighted works where ownership is retained by the University, as well as the conditions under which ownership would be retained.

 

Credit Hour Policy

Each course at Adelphi University is assigned a number of credit hours, based on the traditional Carnegie Unit, as the unit of measure of the course’s level of instruction, academic rigor, and time requirements. The Office of the Provost bears responsibility for University compliance with federal and state regulations regarding credit hours, as well as compliance with the Credit Hour Policy of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

 

Distance Learning Policy

Guidelines to assure the highest educational quality for such distributed learning.

 

Effort Reporting Policy for Sponsored Programs Policy

Effort reporting is the process by which the University determines and documents the effort expended on sponsored projects during each reporting period.

 

Exam/Assignment Absence Policy

The goal of this policy is to effectively balance religious holidays observed by members of the university with the regular academic schedule and requirements of faculty and students.

 

Grievance Procedures and Arbitration

The purpose of this policy is to provide basic guidance to faculty at the University around the formal grievance procedures and arbitration at Adelphi University.

 

Honorary Degree Policy

Adelphi University awards honorary degrees on a selective basis to distinguished individuals who merit special recognition for outstanding achievement or leadership in a field or activity consistent with the ideals and purposes of the University. This policy sets forth the following standards and procedures for granting honorary degrees.  

 

Privacy and Release of Student Education Records

Adelphi University is committed to protecting the privacy of student records and to providing notifications to students of their rights.

 

Protocol for Student Complaints Concerning the Actions of Members of Faculty

Adelphi University is responsible for fully and fairly addressing complaints concerning conduct by faculty while acting in the context of affiliation with the University.

 

Research Financial Conflict of Interest  

To ensure the highest quality research free from bias and financial conflict of interest (FCOI), Adelphi University has designed and implemented the following policy based upon federal guidelines.

 

Survey Registration Requirements

All surveys should be coordinated by the Office of Research, Assessment and Planning.

 

Tenure

This policy defines and details what Tenure is, as well as the procedures and criteria to be met to be awarded tenure.

 
 

For further information, please contact:

Laura Kern
Office of Finance and Administration
Levermore Hall, Room 310
p – 516.877.3176
e – lkern@adelphi.edu

 
 
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