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Faculty Handbook

 1. Mission, Role and Scope     5. Policies Governing Faculty Service  
 2. Constitution of the University Assembly    6. Course and Student Policies   
 3. Organization and Accreditation    7. Employee Policies for Faculty  
 4. Faculty Employment/Evaluation Policies    8. Laws, Resources, & Academic Offenses   

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Faculty Handbook provides an overview of faculty roles, rights, and responsibilities. This handbook helps to define UA Little Rock’s vision in “improving students’ lives and enhancing our communities.”

The Faculty Handbook offers quick access to policies and information to help faculty members to understand the terms and conditions of their employment. Additional university policies and are available at

Equal Employment Opportunity 

It is the policy of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons; to prohibit discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, veteran’s status, or disability, and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunity through a positive, continuing program of affirmative action.

This policy will be followed in recruiting, hiring, determination of pay, promotions, university-sponsored training programs, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoff, demotions, terminations, social and recreational programs, use of university facilities, fringe benefits, and treatment as individuals. It is to be implemented throughout the campus and is the responsibility of all departments and all personnel, supervisory and non-supervisory. Compliance with this policy shall be promoted and monitored by the Department of Human Relations.

For more information, see the following:

Department of Human Resources at

Affirmative Action Policy - 401.2 at

Equal Access

In accordance with the requirement of 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.  UA Little Rock does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

It is the policy of UA Little Rock to provide equal access and opportunity to qualified persons with disabilities in compliance with Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990; and the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

The Department of Human Resources provides information relating to reasonable accommodations under the ADA and monitors ADA accommodations for employees and applicants.

If you are an employee or applicant with a disability, please contact the Department of Human Resources at (501) 569-3180 to update your status as an individual with a disability and/or whether you have a disability that requires accommodation(s).

Right to Change Policies

Policies and procedures stated in this handbook require continuing evaluation, review, and approval by appropriate University officials. All statements reflect policies or procedures in existence at the time this handbook went to press. The University reserves the right to change policies at any time and without prior notice.

Throughout this publication, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock may be referred to as UA Little Rock or the University.

UA Little Rock Faculty Handbook | Publication of the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs