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4.4.3 Appointments

Last updated on:
Friday, September 1, 2017
Formerly Known As Policy Number: 
4.4.C

(1) Professors shall be appointed without limit of time, unless otherwise expressly specified.

(2) Associate Professors shall customarily be appointed for a term of six years, but may be appointed for a shorter term of years or without limit of time. Appointments for a term of years are renewable.

(3) Assistant Professors shall customarily be appointed for a term of three years, but may be appointed for any term not exceeding five years. Such appointments are renewable, but not normally beyond a total of seven years at this rank.

(4) Appointment at the rank of Professor (Teaching), (Performance), or (Research) or Associate Professor (Teaching), (Performance), or (Research) shall be for a term of up to six years’ duration. Reappointment at the rank of Associate Professor (Teaching) or (Performance) may be for renewable terms of up to six years’ duration or for a continuing term of appointment. Promotion to or reappointment at the rank of Professor (Teaching) or (Performance) shall be for a continuing term of appointment. Promotion to or reappointment at the rank of Professor (Research) or Associate Professor (Research) may be for renewable terms of up to six years’ duration or for a continuing term of appointment.

(5) Reappointment at the rank of Professor (Applied Research) may be for renewable terms of up to six years’ duration or for a continuing term of appointment.

(6) Reappointment at the rank of Associate Professor (Clinical) may be for a term of years not to extend beyond August 31, 1995. Reappointment at the rank of Professor (Clinical) shall be for a continuing term of appointment.

(7) Appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor (Research) shall be for an initial term of up to six years. Such appointments are renewable, but not normally beyond a total of six years in this rank.