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Contents

PREAMBLE ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….1

VISION, MISSION, VALUES STATEMENT ……………………………………………………….1

FACULTY/STAFF WORKING RELATIONS ……………………………………………………..2

DEFINITIONS …………………………………………………………………………………………………….2

AGREEMENT …………………………………………………………………………………………………….3

DURATION OF AGREEMENT …………………………………………………………………………..3

SIGNATURE PAGE …………………………………………………………………………………………….4

Section I: WORKING RELATIONSHIPS ……………………………………………………………6

Article 1. Recognition ……………………………………………………………………………………….6

Article 2. Academic Freedom …………………………………………………………………………….6

Article 3. Collegiality ………………………………………………………………………………………..8

Article 4. Governance and Collegiality ……………………………………………………………….8

Article 5. Co-Determination ……………………………………………………………………………10

Article 6. Councils ………………………………………………………………………………………….10

Article 7. Committee Assignments …………………………………………………………………..11

Article 8. Non-Discrimination/Sexual Harassment and Affirmative Action ……………11

Article 9. Relationships ……………………………………………………………………………………12

Article 10. Past Practice …………………………………………………………………………………..12

Article 11. Association Membership …………………………………………………………………13

Article 12. Check-Off ……………………………………………………………………………………..15

Article 13. Savings Clause ……………………………………………………………………………….15

Article 14. Adherence to Law …………………………………………………………………………..16

Article 15. Management Rights ………………………………………………………………………..16

Section II: FACULTY AND ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY

FOR HUMAN RESOURCES AND CURRICULAR MATTERS ………………………..17

Article 16. Jesuit Heritage ………………………………………………………………………………..17

Article 17. Faculty Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure …………………………………17

Article 18. Peer Review Elections …………………………………………………………………….32

Article 19. Professional Responsibilities of the Faculty ……………………………………….32

Article 20. Assessment of Student Learning ……………………………………………………….39

Article 21. Curriculum and Program …………………………………………………………………39

Article 22. Faculty Workload …………………………………………………………………………..40

Article 23. Intellectual Property ………………………………………………………………………..48

Article 24. Librarians – Hours and Working Conditions ………………………………………51

Article 25. Department Chairs ………………………………………………………………………….64

Article 26. Leaves of Absence ………………………………………………………………………….65

Article 27. Outside Employment ………………………………………………………………………73

Article 28. Administrative Teaching ………………………………………………………………….74

Article 29. Miscellaneous Provisions ………………………………………………………………..74

SECTION III: WAGES AND FACULTY BENEFITS …………………………………………83

Article 30 Salary and Benefits ………………………………………………………………………….83

Article 31. Supplemental Benefits …………………………………………………………………….92

Article 32. Retirement ……………………………………………………………………………………..93

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Article 33. Professor Emeritus ………………………………………………………………………….95

Article 34. Faculty Development Fund and Librarian Development Fund ……………..95

Article 35 Tuition Programs …………………………………………………………………………….96

Article 36 Housing Subsidy Fund ……………………………………………………………………..97

Article 37 Relocation Benefit …………………………………………………………………………..97

Article 38 Adoption Benefit ……………………………………………………………………………..98

SECTION IV: CONFLICT RESOLUTION ………………………………………………………..99

Article 39 Grievance Procedure ………………………………………………………………………..99

Article 40 Arbitration …………………………………………………………………………………….102

Article 41 Conflicting Grievances …………………………………………………………………..105

Article 42 Discipline and Discharge ………………………………………………………………..105

Article 43 Layoff …………………………………………………………………………………………..106

Article 44 No Strike – No Lockout ………………………………………………………………….110

Article 45 Contract Re-Openers ………………………………………………………………………111

Side Letter A: Joint Task Force Mandates ……………………………………………………………..114

Side Letter B: Librarians Tuition Remission …………………………………………………………116

Side Letter C: Faculty Tuition Remission …………………………………………………………….117

Side Letter D: Joint Task Force: Retirement Preparation …………………………………………118

Side Letter E: Term Faculty Workload ………………………………………………………………….119

Index ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..120

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