Promotion and Tenure
The University’s policies on promotion and tenure are outlined in the Faculty Handbook on pages 27 – 29 and six supplemental documents (supplement 1, supplement 2: CVM, supplement 3: CAHP, supplement 4: COMP, supplement 5: COP, supplement 6: CGN). In addition, each college has its own tenure and promotion policies. Please contact your individual colleges for additional information.
Human Resource and Benefits Information
WesternU provides competitive benefits for all regular full-time and part-time employees actively working a minimum of 32 hours per week. Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance as well as retirement plans are provided as employee benefits.
Related university policies and procedures are available on the Human Resources Policies page.
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
WesternU provides a valuable resource to help employees manage life’s daily challenges at no cost. It helps a variety of issues including emotional well-being, work issues, parenting & child care, education, and legal assistance. Visit the EAP Web siteat PacifiCare Behavioral Health (log-in username: Western U, password: care) or call 800-234-5456.
Campus Safety and Security
WesternU Office of Environmental Health and Safety supports and advances the teaching, learning and research activities of the campus through promotion of a safe and healthy campus environment. This is accomplished by providing and coordination programs and services that minimize safety, health, environmental, and regulatory risks to the Western University Community in a manner consistent with responsible fiscal and environmental stewardship.
Campus Security supports the teaching, service, and research goals of the University by providing a safe and comfortable environment through the protection of the University community and its property and the prevention of crime. To accomplish this, WesternU’s Security Service provides a high profile presence using a diversity of patrolling techniques including vehicle and foot patrol.
Useful Contact Lists on Campus
Directions and Campus Map
A campus map and directions to the campus are available on our public Web site.