The Faculty Handbook of the University of Missouri-St. Louis is intended to acquaint faculty with the University of Missouri System and the University of Missouri-St. Louis campus. The Handbook contains information about the history and organization of the University of Missouri System and material about faculty appointments, promotions, tenure, grievances, and faculty rights and responsibilities. Also included are key UMSL campus policies that are important for faculty to know. This Handbook also includes information about the colleges, centers, institutes, Faculty Senate, and University Assembly of the UMSL campus.
The Faculty Handbook contains links to the source policy documents upon which this handbook is based. The key policy documents for the University of Missouri System are the UM Collected Rules and Regulations, the Business Policy Manual, and the Human Resources Policy Manual, all of which are available electronically.