Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook provides the University of New Mexico (UNM) faculty with a written record of faculty policies and procedures.

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Faculty Governance

The tradition of faculty governance of the University of New Mexico is found in the Faculty Constitution established in 1949. The three main faculty governing bodies are:

  • The Faculty Senate and its standing committees
  • The Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee
  • The Committee on Governance

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Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA)

Faculty represented by UA-UNM should also refer to the CBA for matters of compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment. Faculty may refer to their offer letter to determine if they are represented by UA-UNM.

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Office for Academic Personnel (OAP)

As the central service center for Main and Branch Campuses, the Office for Academic Personnel (OAP) provides information to administrators and faculty to help them navigate policies and procedures that govern their rights and responsibilities as UNM employees.

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Advance at UNM’s Faculty Resource Guide

UNM has a multitude of resources available for faculty, from help finding grants to networking events and faculty development workshops.

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