Faculty Accommodations in Response to Government Action
Indiana University Bloomington is committed to excellence and innovation, a diversity of community and ideas, respect for the dignity of others, and engagement in the economic, civic, cultural and social development of our state, our nation, and our world. This policy seeks to mitigate any adverse effects on academic appointees at IUB, both U.S. citizens and non-citizens, that arise from actions by the U.S. or other governments that prevent faculty members from fulfilling any of their substantial institutional obligations.
It is the policy of IUB that department chairs and deans, in concert with the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Academic Affairs, shall make all reasonable accommodations to alleviate any negative impact on the progress toward tenure, promotion, and/or reappointment of academic appointees who are directly affected by such government actions.
Deans shall petition the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs for an exception to policy, or other accommodation, as appropriate.
Accommodations may include but are not limited to an extension of the tenure clock, unpaid leave, or course releases.