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The University of Michigan Faculty Handbook

The Faculty Handbook provides information about a wide range of matters, including general University principles and practices, the ins and outs of faculty appointments, tenure, faculty governance, support available for faculty, and many more topics. Send notifications of broken links or requests for corrections to ProvostWebsiteUpdates@umich.edu. Updated February 2024.

Faculty Handbook

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