Rule Administrator: Executive VP and Provost

4.82 – Transcript Notations

PART 1: PURPOSE The purpose of the student’s official academic transcript is to certify degree completion for employment or for continued educational purposes.  This rule establishes the parameters for notations which may be included on the student’s official transcript.   PART 2: PERMITTED NOTATIONS FOR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Only the following items should be noted on…
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5.10 – Student Academic Code of Conduct – Academic Integrity

PART 1: PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW  Overview:  NMSU strives to cultivate an academic environment in which student scholarship thrives and is subject to rigorous academic standards.  This rule sets the essential expectation for academic honesty throughout the university system.  This rule provides definitions and roles/responsibilities, and addresses general process issues such as confidentiality, protection from retaliation, avoidance of conflict of interest, timeliness, types…
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5.11 – Student Academic Code of Conduct – Procedures to Respond to Allegations of Student Academic Misconduct

PART 1:  PURPOSE AND OVERVIEW Chief Academic Officer for NMSU:  The executive vice president and provost, as the chief academic officer for the university system (See RPM, Policy 6.00) delegates the responsibility for holding students accountable in instances involving student academic misconduct to the officials identified in the Student Academic Code of Conduct. Companion Rule 5.10 – Academic Integrity:  This rule must be…
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5.15 – Degree Revocation and Expulsion from University

The Board of Regents recognizes that on rare occasions a degree may be awarded to an individual who, upon review, has not properly completed all requirements for the degree. PART 1: ALLEGATIONS REPORTED TO DEAN Allegations regarding academic misconduct which may result in permanent expulsion or degree revocation shall be brought immediately to the attention…
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5.50 – Award of Posthumous Honorary Degree

PART 1: PURPOSE When circumstances merit, upon the death of a student, an academic department may nominate a student for a posthumous award of an Honorary Degree.   PART 2: CRITERIA The student must have completed at least 85% of the credit hours required by the student’s academic program or have demonstrated compelling effort(s) to…
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6.30 – Tenure Track Faculty Appointment

PART 1: TENURE HOME Tenure at the university is placed in a specific department/program/community college where the criteria for each individual’s tenure are established.  Tenure at the community college means at the community college, not on the main campus.  There is no obligation to bring the person to the main campus if the person’s position…
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6.35 – Non-Tenure Track Faculty Appointments

Non-tenure-track faculty will be employed to teach, do research, or perform other work assignments. They may be employed full-time or part-time, with regular or non-regular status. All appointments and renewals are subject to need, availability of funding and terms of appointment. The initial employment base period of a non-tenure-track faculty member may be renewed depending…
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6.41 – Joint Academic Appointments

PART 1: WRITTEN AGREEMENT At the time of joint appointments, a written agreement is signed by the faculty member and administrative heads of the participating departments.  The agreement entails the nature and extent of reciprocal commitments between the faculty member and each academic department.  The agreement serves as a guide in the evaluation process and…
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6.42 – Post-Doctoral Appointments

PART 1: POSTDOCTORAL APPOINTMENT DEFINED A postdoctoral appointment is a classification for those individuals who are exemplary scholars, who have recently been awarded a doctoral degree, and who wish to continue their education and research experience under the direction of a university faculty member.   PART 2: RECRUITMENT CONSIDERATIONS The recruitment process for a post…
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6.43 – Graduate Faculty Appointments

PART 1: RESPONSIBILITY FOR GRADUATE PROGRAMS The ultimate responsibility for the quality of the graduate program resides in the graduate faculty, individual departments offering graduate work, and the cognizant dean.   PART 2: ADMINISTRATION OF GRADUATE SCHOOL REGULATIONS The dean of the Graduate School is responsible for the administration of the Graduate School’s regulations.  …
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