Use of Academic Assistants

Policy number: 
06.022
Policy description: 

University of North Texas faculty work to maintain a quality learning environment for UNT students regardless of the class size, format, or delivery mode.  UNT utilizes academic assistants to provide faculty with logistical support when teaching large sections or assist with specialized instructional needs and support of class activities. 

Faculty require logistical support when teaching large sections as well as assistance to meet specialized instructional needs. This policy establishes who is considered an academic assistant and describes how an academic assistant should be used in supporting instructors, students, and class activities to maintain a quality learning environment regardless of the size, format, or delivery mode of a class.

See full policy (PDF): 
PDF icon Use of Academic Assistants
Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Policy Director, Office of the Provost
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff
Date Issued: 
Wednesday, March 1, 1989

Last updated: 

Date: 
04/08/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revision added Unit Administrator definition.
Date: 
08/17/2015
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to remove word "Guidelines" from the title to ensure there is no ambiguity that this is a policy. Additionally, it wasr eviewed and revised to comply with the UNT requirement of reviewing policies every 6 years. Effective 08/17/2015.
Date: 
06/01/2003
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
02/01/1999
Action: 
Review without revision
Date: 
01/01/1998
Action: 
Revision