School of Natural Sciences

Academic Policies

Faculty

IU Academic Handbook
The information, policies, and procedures set forth here apply to academic appointees on all campuses of the University. The Board of Trustees, the University Faculty Council, and/or administrative bodies and officers may develop new policies or modify these existing policies, when acting in accordance with authority conferred upon them by the Laws of the State of Indiana, the Board of Trustees, and the Faculty Constitution. New policies, duly approved, shall supersede the statements in this Handbook.

Academic Affairs
The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the campus and is accountable to the Chancellor for the quality, development, coordination and promotion of all academic and noncredit programs and courses on the campus. He has overall responsibility for periodic review of academic programs and general education, and for regular assessment of student academic achievement and institutional effectiveness. The Vice Chancellor oversees the recruitment, selection, evaluation, compensation, promotion, tenure, termination, granting of leaves, and assignments of faculty and other academic personnel.

NATS Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
Requires OnCourse faculty member access.

Staff

Human Resources
Information for hourly and appointed university employees.

VISITING SCIENTISTS

NATURAL SCIENCES CONTACT INFORMATION