Valdosta State University, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is governed by the Board of Regents through a Chancellor. General policies of the Board of Regents are published in the Board of Regents Policy Manual and policy adoption is recorded in the official minutes of the Board. The University is governed by statutes which have been approved by the Board of Regents. These statutes contain official statements of general policy, rules, regulations, procedures, organizations, and governance. This Faculty Handbook is a compilation of general policies and procedures which affect the professional activities of VSU’s faculty. This handbook nor its provisions constitute an employment contract or agreement between the University and any employee. The rules and regulations within this handbook are subject to change by appropriate action of the faculty and/or administration. Changes may become effective on the date they are approved by the President of the University or designee.

I. University Mission and Vision

II. Academic Affairs Organization and Personnel

III. Rights and Responsibilities of Faculty

IV. Employment and Evaluation of Faculty

V. Personnel Polices