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7.15.4 Minimum Notice or Severance Pay

Unless an offer of alternative University appointment is accepted by the faculty member, the faculty member to be terminated will receive notice, or the equivalent in salary as severance payment, or a combination thereof, in accordance with the following calendar:

  1. Not later than March 1 of the first academic year of service, if the appointment expires at the end of that academic year; or, if a one year appointment terminates during an academic year, at least three months in advance of its termination.
  2. Not later than December 15 of the second academic year of service, if the appointment expires at the end of that academic year; or, if an initial two year appointment terminates during an academic year, at least six months in advance of its termination.
  3. At least twelve (12) months before the expiration of an appointment if the faculty member has tenure or has been continuously employed for two or more years.