7.1.2 Appointment with Tenure
Approved by Academic Council, Faculty, Administration
An appointment with tenure is an appointment without limit of time. This appointment continues until the earliest of the following dates: date of resignation, date of retirement from the Faculty of the University; or date of termination of appointment with tenure which has occurred in accordance with the written policies of the University as set forth in the Faculty Handbook. The faculty ranks which are eligible for appointment with tenure are professor, associate professor, and assistant professor.
An appointment with tenure may be made only by written decision of the President, which shall be transmitted by the Provost to the faculty member. An appointment with tenure may not be acquired by any other means, such as length of service to the University. The terms and conditions of appointment with tenure are stated in the Faculty Handbook and in any additional written notices from the Provost of the University, or the Provost’s designee, stating special terms of the appointment.
When termination of appointment with tenure occurs in accordance with the written policies of the University as set forth in the Faculty Handbook, written notice executed and dated by the President shall be given to the faculty member. The termination is not effective prior to report to the Board of Regents.