Section 3: Faculty Contracts, Ranks, Search Procedures, and Benefits


3.1  Faculty Appointments

3.1.1  Tenured

3.1.2  Tenure-Track

3.1.3  Renewable Term Appointments

3.1.4  Limited Term Appointments

3.2  Definition of Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Ranks

3.2.1  Instructor

3.2.2  Assistant Professor

3.2.3  Associate Professor

3.2.4  Professor

3.3  Renewable Term Faculty Ranks

3.3.1  Lecturer

3.3.2  Senior Lecturer

3.3.3  Policies and Procedures Applying Specifically to Renewable Term Appointments

3.4  Visiting Ranks

3.5  Rank of Adjunct Instructor

3.6  Description of  Faculty Status for Persons in Other Positions

3.6.1  Administrators with Faculty Rank

3.6.2  Administrative and Professional Faculty

3.6.3  Classified and Hourly Employees

3.6.4  Professional Development Adjunct

3.7  Special Faculty Appointments

3.7.1  Graduate Faculty

3.7.2  Affiliate Faculty

3.8  Search Procedures

3.8.1  For Full-Time Faculty Positions

3.9  Faculty Appointment Procedures

3.9.1  Letter of First Appointment

3.9.2  Establishment of the Personnel File

3.9.3  Statement of Principles Regarding Salaries for Newly Hired Faculty

3.10  Orientation for New Full-Time Faculty

3.11  Conflict of Interest

3.12  Personnel Records

3.12.1  Pre-employment Dossiers

3.12.2  Personnel Files

3.12.3  State Personnel File

3.12.4  University Personnel File

3.12.5  Review of Personnel Files

3.12.6  Grievance File

3.12.7  Promotion and Tenure Files

3.12.8  Personal Files

3.12.9  Working Papers of the President and Other Confidential Files

3.13  Faculty Leave Policies

3.13.1  Sick Leave

3.13.2  Disability Leave

3.13.3  Infant-Care Leave

3.13.4  Sick Leave Due to Family Emergency and Bereavement Leave

3.13.5  Sabbatical Leave

3.13.6  Civil Leave

3.13.7  Annual Leave

3.13.8  Leave of Absence Without Pay

3.14  Extension of Probationary Period

3.15  Fringe and Other Benefits

3.16  Separation

3.16.1  Faculty Exit Procedures

3.16.2  Resignation

3.16.3  Retirement

3.17  Non-reappointment (Notice, Reasons, Appeal)

3.17.1  Non-Renewal of Tenure Track Contracts

3.17.2  Non-Renewal of Limited Term Contracts