OAA Policies and Procedures Handbook
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This handbook contains the policies and procedures promulgated by the Office of Academic Affairs. It is updated every spring or in response to a change to the Rules of the University Faculty and Bylaws of the Board of Trustees. In the 2011 revision, policy language contained in volume 2 was made into stand-alone policies. The remaining material was moved to volume 1.
Complete Handbook (Vols. 1-3)
Volume 1, Chapter 1: Governance Documents
Volume 1, Chapter 2: Unit Administration
Volume 1, Chapter 3: Appeals
Volume 1, Chapter 4: OAA Administration
Volume 3: Promotion and Tenure
Policy on Faculty Annual Review
Policy on Faculty Appointments
Policy on Faculty Compensation
Policy on Faculty Conflict of Commitment
Policy on Faculty Fellow Appointments
Policy on Faculty Paid External Consulting
Policy on Faculty Professional Leave
Policy on Faculty Recruitment and Selection
Policy on Faculty Special Assignment
Office of Human Resources Policies frequently used by departments. Other human resources policies can be found at the OHR policy webpage.
Office of Research policies frequently used by departments can be found at the OR policy webpage.
- Policy on Faculty Financial Conflict of Interest
Other policies of interest to faculty can be found at the OSU University Polices webpage.
Sample Pattern of Administration (Click here for a Word version of this document.)
Sample Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Document (Click here for a Word version of this document.)
Evidence for Criteria
Providing leadership for faculty promotion
The Ohio State University Editorial Style Guide
Faculty Rank Title Codes
Chart with Levels of Approval