Faculty Handbook-3.3 Political Activity

Faculty Handbook-3.3 Political Activity

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This section of the Faculty Handbook discusses political activity as it relates to UAB faculty members.
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3.3 Political Activity

Board of Trustees rule (Board Rule 304) Political Activities of University Personnel and any guidelines which may be promulgated hereunder apply to all administrative officers, faculty, staff or other employees of The University of Alabama System. http://uasystem.ua.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/2013-Combined-Board-Manual-11.22.13.pdf
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Important aspects of Board Rule 304 include these major requirements:

  • UAB employees are not to use UAB resources for political activities
  • UAB employees are not to coerce colleagues to participate in political activity

Any faculty member who plans to seek election or appointment to a public office must first notify Dean and Department Chair and must have the approval of the President and the Chancellor.