Absent prior or concurrent faculty rank elsewhere, full-time temporary appointments are made at the rank of Visiting Instructor (no terminal scholarly degree) or Visiting Assistant Professor, Visiting Associate Professor, Visiting Professor (terminal scholarly degree in-hand), and Visiting Artist-in-Residence. Regardless of rank, appointments may be for teaching only, or for a combination of teaching and other contractually assigned duties. Reappointment is permissible up to a maximum cumulative total of three years. Visiting appointments must be approved by the Board of Visitors. Tenure cannot be awarded at these ranks.