Virtual Binder

A. University Policies and Procedures

  1. Mission Statement
  2. Statement of Professional Ethics
  3. Preferred Name Policy
  4. Prolonged Student Absences and Missed Class Notifications
  6. Professional Conduct
    1. Sexual Misconduct Policy
    2. Sexual Harassment and Misconduct (Non-Title IX)
    3. PASSHE Amorous Relationship Policy
  7. Animals on Campus Policy
  8. ADA Classroom Accommodations Appeals Procedure
  9. Policy on Disruptive Classroom Behavior
  10. FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)
  11. Student Health Services
  12. CAPC
  13. APSCUF
    1. WCU Chapter Website
    2. Faculty Heath and Welfare Funds
    3. Highmark PPO Blue Benefits Summary
  14. Excused Absence Policy for Student Athletes

B. Evaluation

  1. Top Ten Things That Must Be Done During Your First Year
  2. Student Rating of Instructor Survey (SRIS)
    1. SRIS 1 - Regular Classroom Student Evaluation Questions (Quantitative Data)
    2. SRIS 2 - Regular Classroom Student Evaluation Questions (Qualitative Data, Not used in Tenure Evaluation)
    3. SRIS 3 - Distance Education/Online Student Evaluation Questions
  3. Provost Forms and Policies (*Please review carefully!)

C. Teaching and Advising Responsibilities

  1. LARC (Learning Assistance and Resource Center)
    1. LARC Welcome Letter
  2. WCU Writing Center
  3. Goals of the WCU General Education Program
  4. Teaching Tips and Class Management
  5. Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)
    1. TLC Resources for Effective Teaching
    2. TLC Guide to Getting Started Teaching at WCU
    3. Committee for Excellence and Learning in Teaching (CELT)
  6. Twardowski Career Development Center (CDC)
    1. Getting to Know the Twardowski Career Development Center
    2. Integrating Career Development into the Academic Experience
  7. Committee for Advising Excellence

D. Research

  1. Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
    1. ORSP Information
    2. ORSP Funding Opportunities

E. Faculty Resource Fair Materials

  1. 2023 Resource Fair Descriptions
  2. Global Engagement Office Staff
  3. Educating for Sustainability / Sustainability Advisory Council
  4. Center for Civic Engagement & Social Impact
    1. Community-Engaged Learning
    2. WCU Resource Pantry
  5. Faculty Mentoring Program
  6. Athletic Advisory Board
  7. WCU Foundation
  8. Navigate
  9. Office of Educational Accessibility (OEA)
  10. Student Leadership and Involvement
  11. Faculty Senate
  12. Honors College
  13. Dowdy Multicultural Center
  14. LGBTQIA+ University Caucus

F. Adjunct Resources

  1. 7 Start Up Steps for New Adjuncts at WCUPA
  2. Adjunct Quick Start: Key Teaching Policies & Student Support at WCU
  3. Understanding WCU's Evaluation Policy for Adjuncts
  4. Professional Development Opportunities for Adjuncts
  5. FMC Mentoring Cohort Flyer
  6. APSCUF Adjunct Membership Flyer



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