Adjunct Faculty Handbook
This handbook has been prepared to assist adjunct faculty in providing students with the highest possible quality of instruction. It contains information on UVa-Wise policies and procedures and where to go for assistance. Instructors are encouraged to read it thoroughly to gain a better understanding of their role in the College’s academic community. We welcome your input on this handbook, especially regarding how to make it more useful. Please send comments to the Academic Dean.
The policies described in this handbook apply to all faculty and staff of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise and are only accurate as of the date of publication. Faculty and staff are responsible for being aware of and following all current policies. Links to the policies are provided where available. For the most up-to-date information please consult these links or the appropriate vice chancellor.
In accordance with federal law, the law of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and the policies of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, UVa-Wise does not discriminate in any of its programs, procedures, or practices against any person on the basis of age, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation or veteran status.
The University of Virginia’s College at Wise operates equal opportunity and affirmative action programs for faculty, staff and students. UVa-Wise is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The Equal Opportunity Programs Office is responsible for the enforcement of the College’s non-discrimination obligations. An applicant for admission or employment or any student or employee may file a discrimination complaint with the EO/AA Officer, Human Resources Office, Resource Center, UVa-Wise, 1 College Avenue. Wise, Virginia 24293, telephone 276-328-0240.
Amelia Harris, Academic Dean
Smiddy Hall 206