Academic Policies & Resources
These resources include materials in support of faculty evaluation, the Faculty Handbook, and information on faculty reconciliation and grievances.
General ItemFaculty Handbook
Virginia Tech's Faculty Handbook contains information on employment policies and procedures for all categories of faculty.
Faculty members may resolve complaints about selected employment actions through the grievance process as described in the Faculty Handbook. Process, forms, and contact information.
General ItemFaculty Qualifications for Teaching
All instructors of record at Virginia Tech must meet the “credentialing” requirements outlined in the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Faculty Credentials Guidelines.
General ItemFaculty Reconciliation
Services of the Faculty Senate's Committee on Reconciliation are available to Teaching/Research, Administrative and Professional, and Research Faculty as described in the Faculty Handbook. Process, forms, and contact information.
General ItemFaculty Evaluation Resources
Review and evaluations of a faculty member’s job performance, progress towards promotion and tenure serve as important opportunities for supporting the ongoing success of faculty, aligning expectations to progress, building a positive culture of feedback.