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Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty (FTNTT)

4.1. Appointment

4.1.1. Summary

Full Time Non-Tenure Track faculty are appointed to one of four tracks designating the primary role of that individual faculty member. The four tracks defined in the FTNTT CBA are Instructional, Clinical, Practitioner, and Research

4.1.2. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article X: Appointments:

Terms, Conditions and Renewals, Section 2, B (2) (Page 29)

4.1.3. FTNTT Academic Ranks

4.1.3.1. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article X: Appointments: Terms, Conditions and Renewals, Section 10 (Page 36)

4.1.3.2. Unit Handbooks

4.2. FTNTT Promotion

4.2.1. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article X:  Appointments: Terms, Conditions and Renewals, Section 11, A (Page 37)

4.2.2. Unit Handbooks

4.3. Access to Tenure-Track Appointments

FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article X:  Appointments: Terms, Conditions and Renewals, Section 12 (Page 37)  

4.4. FTNTT Employment Policies,

4.4.1. Academic Year Assignments/Workload

4.4.1.1. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article IX:  Faculty Workload, Section 1 (Page 24)

4.4.1.2. Policy Register

4.4.1.3. Unit Handbooks

4.4.2. Summer and Intersession Teaching/Workload

4.4.2.1. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article IX:  Faculty Workload, Section 2 (Page 26)

4.4.2.2.  Unit Handbooks

4.4.3. Leaves of Absence

4.4.3.1. Leave of Absence (Paid)

Sick Leave              

Court Leave                 

Military Leave 

4.4.3.2. Leave of Absence (Unpaid)                 

4.4.3.2.1. Policies on Unpaid Leave                                   

Leave of Absence Without Pay                                                                                                                                        

Leave for Temporary Disability

4.4.3.2.2. Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

4.4.3.2.3. Leaves of Absence for Professional Development        

FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XIV: Professional Development, Section 2 (Page 46)

4.4.4. Professional Development Workload Equivalencies

FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XIV:  Professional Development, Section 3 (Page 47)

4.4.5. Professional Development Excellence Pool

                  FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XI:  Salaries and Benefits, Section 4

4.4.6. Benefits for Full Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

4.4.6.1. Human Resources

Full-Time Employees (Benefits in Brief)

4.4.6.2. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XI:  Salary and Benefits,

Section 5 (Page 41)

4.4.6.3. Policy Register

4.4.7. Salary

FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XI:  Salary and Benefits, Section 2 and Addendum A (Page 39) (Page 55)

4.4.8. Faculty Work Life

4.4.8.1. Community

4.4.8.1.1. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

4.4.8.1.2. Networking: Faculty Club

4.4.8.2. Family Life

4.4.8.2.1. Child Development Center

4.4.8.2.2. Health and Wellness

4.4.8.2.2.1. Recreation Facilities

4.4.8.2.2.2. IMPACT: Employee Assistance and Work/Life Program

4.4.8.2.2.3. Wellness Programs

In addition to the Kent campus recreation facilities, faculty on regional campuses should check with their campus for available facilities.

DeWeese Health Center

Faculty/Staff Wellness Program

OneWellU Programs

Psychological Services

4.4.9. Retirement

4.4.9.1. General Policies on Retirement

4.4.9.1.1. Human Resources

4.4.9.1.2. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XI:  Salary and Benefits, Section 1 B, Section 5 and Section 11 (Page 38, 41, 43)

4.4.9.1.3. Policy Register

4.4.9.2.  Emeritus/Emerita Status

4.4.9.2.1. HR

4.4.9.2.2. FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article XI:  Salary and Benefits, Section 12 (Page 43)

4.4.10. Outside Employment & Consulting

4.4.11.    Grievance Procedures FTNTT Collective Bargaining Agreement, Article VII:  Grievance Procedure (Page 17)