Listed below are some UNT policies of particular interest to faculty of color. A complete list of policies can be found in the Policy Manual, available through the University Policy Office.
Tenure & Promotion Policies by department
Other Policies of Interest:
Policy 06.004: Faculty Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion
Policy 06.005: Non-Tenure Track Faculty Reappointment and Promotion
Policy 06.007: Annual Review
Policy 06.023: Program of Assistance for Teaching Personnel Whose Primary Language is Not English
Policy O6.035: Academic Freedom and Academic Responsibility
Policy 06.052: Review of Tenured Faculty
Policy 06.051: University Faculty Grievance
Policy 07.006: Free Speech and Public Assembly on Campus Grounds
Policy 16.004: Prohibition of Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
Policy 16.005: Prohibition Against Sexual Misconduct and Retaliation
The UNT Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Faculty of Color was formed in order to identify issues of interest to people of color at UNT, gather information on university policies or practices affecting BIPOC faculty, and to keep faculty informed of university, state, or federal laws & regulations regarding civil rights, equal employment, or diversity issues. The committee may submit recommendations for further action to the Faculty Senate.
The resources collected in this guide may be of use to all UNT community members, but particularly to those who may not be aware of all the services available to meet the particular needs and challenges of people of color at the university.
If you know of other resources or links that might be included on this guide, please contact the subject librarian indicated in the profile box at the bottom left corner of this page.
2. Office of the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs--Faculty Resources
Holly Hutchins, Vice Provost for Faculty Success
Angie Cartwright, Assistant Vice Provost for Faculty Success
Offers resources for all UNT faculty to help support teaching, scholarship, and service. Includes a mentoring program, newsletter, resource links, and sponsored events.
4. Division of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access
Joanne Woodard, Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access
"Our goal is to champion equity, access and engagement to create a welcoming campus community where diverse faculty, staff and students thrive."
Dr. Teresa McKinney, Asst. Vice President of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access and Director of Diversity & Inclusion
Promotes campus education, mentoring, training, and community engagement on issues of diversity and inclusion; and offers resources for student success.
Mediation at UNT is a voluntary process that can help individuals find mutually agreed upon solutions to job-related interpersonal disputes between faculty, administrators, and/or staff.
Assists in protecting the health, safety, and welfare of students and members of the UNT community; and, provides procedures for dealing with disruptive or troubled students.
7. UNT System Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (Human Resources)
Provides guidance for faculty and staff regarding state and federal programs related to equity, diversity, inclusion and non-discrimination in the workplace, including: investigations of alleged discrimination or harassment; training on equal opportunity laws & policies; creation or revision of policies related to diversity & inclusion; Title IX assistance.