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Faculty Handbook Policies, Budget Committees, and Budget Principles

Sample Faculty Handbook Policies on Financial Exigency

These samples comport with AAUP recommended standards as set forth in the Recommended Institutional Regulations on Academic Freedom and Tenure, Regulation 4c.  

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Faculty Handbook Section XXII (pp. 46-48)

Wartburg College Faculty Handbook
Section – Reduction in Force

Sample Faculty-Organized Budget Committee

The structure of this committee ensures faculty involvement in key budgetary decisions.

North Carolina State University
University Budget Advisory Committee

Sample Budget Principles

See this example from North Carolina State University.

Model Faculty Statement on Financial Recommendations

Joint Resolution Recommending a Hiring Freeze and the Elimination of Administrative Stipends to Avoid Laying off Teaching Faculty from East Carolina University.