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CHAPTER V - COMPONENT PERSONNEL

1. Component Employees

1.1 Definitions

1.11 Faculty Employees

1.12 Staff Employees

1.13 Special Employment Contracts

2. General

2.1 Employment

2.11 Equal Employment Opportunity

2.12 Hiring and Promotions

2.13 Terminations

2.14 Grievances

2.2 Appointment of Relatives (Nepotism Rule)

2.3 Retirement and Recognition of Service

2.4 Standards of Conduct

2.5 Absences

2.6 Power to Bind the System in Fixing Its Policies

2.7 Payroll Deductions

3. Administrative Officers

3.1 Employment

3.11 Hiring

3.2 Terminations

3.21 Limited Right to Hearing

3.22 Tenured Faculty as Administrators

3.3 Sexual Misconduct

4. Faculty

4.1 Employment

4.11 Board Goals for Faculty

4.12 Nominations

4.13 Appointments

4.14 Reappointments

4.15 Vacancies

4.16 Salary Authority

4.2 Tenure

4.21 Defined

4.22 Tenure Track Faculty

4.23 Prior Service Credit

4.24 Maximum Probationary Service

4.25 Calculating Service

4.26 Non-tenured Faculty

4.27 Non-reappointment and Denial of Tenure

4.28 Performance Reviews

4.3 Promotion

4.31 Discretionary Nature of Promotion

4.32 Guidelines

4.4 Faculty Grievances of Non-renewal or Termination of Employment

4.41 Faculty Member Defined

4.42 Grievable Issues

4.43 Termination Prior to End of Contract Period

4.44 Grievance Process

4.45 Not a Due Process Proceeding

4.46 Component Procedures

4.5 Termination and Due Process Procedures

4.51 Grounds

4.52 Suspension

4.53 Summary Dismissal

4.54 Hearing Tribunal

4.55 Review by President

4.56 Appeal to the Board

4.6 Termination of Faculty Employment Under Special Circumstances

4.7 Rights and Responsibilities as a Teacher and as a Citizen

4.71 Classroom

4.72 Research and Publication

4.73 Licenses and Permits

4.74 Speaking as a Citizen

4.75 Partisan Political Activities

4.76 Non-competitive Use of Employee-owned, Mediated Courseware

4.8 Terms and Conditions of Employment

4.81 Faculty Development Leaves

4.82 Absences

4.83 Outside Employment

4.84 Textbooks and Other Course Materials

4.85 Acceptance of Money from Students

4.86 Knowledge of These Rules & Regulations

4.9 Honorary Titles and Emeritus Faculty

4.91 Honorary Titles

4.92 Regents’ Professor

4.93 University (College or Institute) Distinguished Professor

4.94 Emeritus (or Distinguished Emeritus) Status

4.95 Privileges and Perquisites of Emeritus Status

4.96 Duration of Honorary Titles

4.10 Miscellaneous Provisions

4.10(1) Faculty Organizations

4.10(2) Recruitment and Resignation of Faculty Members

4.10(3) Retired Faculty

4.11 Sexual Misconduct 

5. Unclassified Employees (Excluding Administrative Officers) and All Classified Employees

5.1 Employment

5.11 Hiring

5.12 Salaries

5.2 Terminations

5.3 Absences

5.4 Outside Employment

5.5 Acceptance of Money from Students

5.6 Sexual Misconduct

6. Employee Training

6.1 Seminars and Workshops

6.2 Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

6.3 College Courses

6.4 Training Subject to Subchapter D, Chapter 656, Title 6, Texas Government Code (Restrictions on Certain Training)