Faculty Handbook

Guide to brief descriptions of existing policies, procedures, resources, and other information that applies to faculty members. The handbook includes referrals to the Bylaws of the Board of Regents, the Standard Practice Guide (SPG), the bylaws of the schools and colleges, and other primary sources of official policy and practices.

Recruitment, Hiring & Retention

Guide to policies and procedures for hiring faculty to the instructional tenure-track, clinical instructional track, and research professor track; making joint appointments, faculty recruitment/retention efforts, and other related resources.

Faculty Leadership Development

Guide to programs and other resources for faculty members in administrative roles or those who are interested in professional development.

Promotion & Tenure

Instructions, procedures, and principles for tenure and promotion.

Conflicts of Interest & Commitment

Guide to the U-M policies and procedures governing Conflicts of Interest and Conflicts of Commitment, tools for developing and administering COI/COC policies, and the current list of COI/COC implementation policies for U-M units.

Faculty Honors & Awards

Guide to programs administered by the Office of the Provost and other provost units that recognize excellence among the U-M faculty.

Funding Opportunities

The Office of the Provost and its units offer a number of funding opportunities to support faculty members and their projects.

Additional Faculty Resources & Policies