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7.1.8 Emeritus Status

Approved by Academic Council, Administration

Tenured full and associate professors who have served the University for ten years or more or have joined the University late in a distinguished career and have served the University for five years or more may, upon retirement, be designated Emeritus or Emerita by the President of the University upon the recommendation of the appropriate dean and with the concurrence of the Academic Council and the Provost.

Deans and other senior administrative officers of the University who have served with distinction for ten or more years may, upon retirement, be designated Emeritus or Emerita by the President upon the recommendation of the Provost.

Normally, the term "senior administrative officer of the University” refers to those senior administrative officers who serve in the academic sector of the University and report directly to the Provost.

The formal conferring of Emeritus or Emerita status will normally occur at graduation ceremonies.

All persons, upon designation as Emeritus or Emerita, as above, automatically become members of the University of the Pacific Emeriti Society (see section 8.13 for Emeriti Society information)