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    13.1    The Code of the University of North Carolina/UNC Policy Manual

                The UNC Administrative Manual has been merged with The Code of the UNC Board of Governors.  The  contents of these documents may now be found in the UNC Policy Manual.  All faculty have access to The Code online at this website.  A complete copy of The Code can be downloaded at

        13.1.1 The Code - Chapter VI, Section 600 Academic Freedom and Tenure.  See links below: 

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  Freedom and Responsibility in the University Community
  Academic Freedom and Responsibility of Faculty
  Academic Tenure
  Due Process Before Discharge or the Imposition of Serious Sanctions
  Appointment, Nonreappointment, and Requirements of Notice and Review
  Termination of Faculty Employment
  Retirement of Faculty
  Faculty Grievance Committee for Constituent Institutions
  Students' Rights and Responsibilities
  Appellate Jurisdiction of The Board of Governors
  Rights of Special Faculty Members
  Review of Personnel Actions Affecting Specified Employees Exempt from the State Personnel Act (EPA)

          13.1.2 The Code - Chapter V, Section 502 Chancellors of Constituent Institutions

          13.1.3 The Code - Appendix - Delegation of Duty and Authority to Boards of Trustees

13.2 Other UNC Board of Governor's Policies on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities

13.2.1 Board of Governors Doctoral Study Assignment Program

THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA has established the DOCTORAL STUDY ASSIGNMENT PROGRAM to allow selected faculty members of the comprehensive and general baccalaureate institutions of The University to pursue up to one year of full-time study toward the doctoral degree.

Faculty members selected to participate in the program will be allowed to pursue doctoral studies in an accredited university on a full-time basis during the period of the award. They will continue to receive their full salary and other benefits for the period of study, and will remain as employees of the institutions where they are currently employed. Faculty members selected for these study assignments are responsible for all educational and personal costs associated with their studies, including tuition, moving expenses, travel, and any other such expenses.

In order to be nominated for these awards, a candidate must:

  1. Be a full-time faculty member in one of the following institutions: Appalachian State University, East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, Fayetteville State University, North Carolina A & T State University, North Carolina Central University, Pembroke State University, University of North Carolina at Asheville, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Western Carolina University, or Winston-Salem State University.
  2. Be recommended by the appropriate Chancellor and Department or Unit Head.
  3. Except in unusual circumstances, have had two or more years of full-time teaching experience at the institution where currently employed.
  4. Agree in writing to return to home institution after completion of the year of study and remain for at least two years.
  5. At the time of nomination to the President of the University of North Carolina, be enrolled in a graduate program leading to a doctoral degree at an accredited university in the United States.


  1. Interested faculty members should obtain application forms from the Vice Chancellor's office and submit them to their Deans or Department Heads. The completed applications and recommendations from Deans or Department Heads should be submitted to the Chancellor's office as soon as possible.
  2. The Chancellor will select applicants from his institution and submit these to the President in priority order.
  3. The selection panel will interview all finalists.
  4. The President will review the nominations and make final selections.

    See the Office of Academic Affairs for forms and information about application deadlines. Applications are normally submitted early in the spring semester of each academic year.

        13.2.2 Employment of Related Persons (Anti-Nepotism Policy)

        13.2.3 Conflict of Interest and Commitment

        13.2.4 Guidance on External Professional Activities of Faculty and Professional Staff

        13.2.5 Political Activities of University Employees

13.3 No forms for this section.