The Faculty Handbook is a guide to the faculty and is designed to present general information about New York University, and some of the more important University policies and practices as they apply to the Faculty of the University. It is also meant to inform and serve other members of the University community. The Handbook is compiled from a number of sources and is maintained by the Office of the Provost.
The ever-evolving landscape of university administration can be extremely complex. This is especially true when faced with the specific policies, procedures and resources applied to personal situations and opportunities. On this page you will find a complete and comprehensive listing of the tools and information at your disposal to help navigate through these processes. These tools, as well as assistance from The Office of Faculty, are all afforded to you as a valued member of the Tisch School of the Arts.
Resources for Faculty
The origin, history and traditions of the Tisch School of the Arts require the recognition of certain faculty, Arts Professors, as having a unique relationship with the University predicated on principles set forth in the School’s creation. Arts Professors have achieved excellence in their discipline and are actively engaged in the production of new knowledge.
This policy outlines the procedures governing the appointment, review and reappointment of full-time, non-tenure track contract faculty holding the rank of “Teacher”. As experienced practitioners, teachers, and artists in their respective fields, TSOA Teachers make significant contributions to the distinct excellence of the School and enhance its reputation for teaching excellence.
This document sets forth the core principles and procedures for tenure and promotion at NYU. They are designed to support high academic standards in awarding tenure and promotion, and to insure a comprehensive, rigorous, and fair review of the candidates.
Tisch School of the Arts Full-Time Faculty Sabbatical Application Form. Please download this form and, upon completion, submit to the Chair of your department.
Distinguished Teaching Award: This award, established in 1987, is presented annually to outstanding full-time faculty members in recognition that, along with research, exceptional teaching, both within and outside the classroom, is among our institutional priorities.
David Payne-Carter Award: This award, which is student-driven, is given to a member of the Tisch faculty who excels in teaching. Student representatives form committees and nominate individuals from their respective departments.
The Official University Academic Calendar provides relevant holidays, breaks, commencement, and school start/end dates. The Academic Calendar supplements the University Calendar with relevant University Registrar and Bursar dates.
TSOA recognizes that there are some professional activities and relationships, especially those involving matriculating TSOA students, which may be in conflict with a TSOA faculty member’s obligations to the school. In these situations, please refer to the following Tisch policy on Conflict of Interest. This is supplimental to, not in replacement of, New York Universities policies.
Resources for New Faculty
NYUHome is a service that provides information and facilitates collaboration, interaction, and communication for NYU faculty and staff members, and students in degree or diploma programs, both in the United States and overseas.
NYU Classes is the new learning management system at NYU. Similar to Blackboard, NYU Classes is an online space for you to interact with your students and colleagues, keep track of assignments and tests, and store information based on your courses.
An academic partnership devoted to faculty development. After 25 years in operation, we remain committed to this partnership, and to fostering connection, collaboration, and collegiality among our members.
NYU is proud of the opportunities and advantages we offer to our employees. As a full-time faculty member, you are eligible for a comprehensive and competitive benefits program that provides access to quality health care and resources that can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle, provide for your financial security and balance your work and personal responsibilities.
Bobst Library is the main library at Washington Square South. Other libraries include Law, Medical, Dental, Courant, IFA, Real Estate and the libraries of the Consortium and other affiliated libraries.
Rescources for Administrators
Please click on AP Workflow to go directly to the Controller's Division web-site. For help on how to use the system, there is a Quick Guide on how to submit a reimbursement request. There is also information on how to prep your receipts for submission.
These forms are found on the Controller's Division website. Please click on the links below to pull up the proper form.
Please use the guide below when submitting reimbursements for grant awards to the Tisch Budget Office. Please note, due to federal tax regulations faculty reimbursements must be processed within 60 days of expenditure or face taxation.
The Tisch School of the Arts New Course Proposal and Approval Form. Please submit this form, along with a detailed syllabus, to The Office of Faculty.
This policy is promulgated to define the policy in the Tisch School of the Arts (TSOA) for complying with New York State and federal requirements that determine the crediting of higher education classes.
This form, along with other materials you attach, will serve as a complete Faculty Search Dossier for each finalist in a faculty search.
Visiting Scholars are faculty sponsored research professors who visit New York University in order to engage in research and general scholarly and cultural interaction with New York University's faculty and students.
Created in 2007, the Humanities Initiative at NYU draws on the diverse talents and interests of NYU’s humanities faculty and students while taking advantage of the university’s location in New York City.