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Governance and Policies

In accordance with University policy, the Office of Faculty Affairs (OFA) oversees faculty governance and policy. The OFA supports many of the Medical School governance bodies and faculty committees, including the Faculty Council, Executive Council and Nominations Committee. In addition, the Office organizes various work groups and task forces related to academic policies and procedures.

Campus Governance Document

Campus Academic Quality Assessment and Development (AQAD)

  • University of Massachusetts Academic Quality Assessment and Development (Doc. T97-111, Performance Measurement System) -  T97-111_AQAD_guidelines.pdf

School Bylaws

  • Bylaws of The Morningside Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at UMass Chan Medical School (Approved 1/4/2022) — download /uploadedImages/pdficon_small(2).gif

  • Bylaws of The Graduate School of Nursing of the University Of Massachusetts Worcester (Approved 11/8/2018) —  download /uploadedImages/pdficon_small(2).gif
  • Bylaws of The School of Medicine of the University Of Massachusetts Worcester (Revised 4/24/2019— download /uploadedImages/pdficon_small(2).gif

Academic Personnel Policy

Programs, Centers and Institutes

Other Institutional Policies and Guidelines