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II. Applicability of the Faculty Handbook and Procedures for Change

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II. Applicability of the Faculty Handbook and Procedures for Change

II.A. Abbreviations and Style

This handbook is intended to conform to the stylistic conventions in use at James Madison University. After a name or title has been used the first time, it will usually be abbreviated.

Some examples are listed below:

  • Academic Unit Head – AUH
  • Academic Unit Personnel Advisory Committee – AUPAC
  • Administrative and Professional Faculty – A&P
  • Board of Visitors – BOV
  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs – provost
  • Renewable Term Appointment – RTA
  • Speaker of the Faculty Senate – Speaker