Appointment and Employment Procedure and Regulations of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication


In accordance with the definition in the University Policy Register, the sum of a faculty member’s “teaching, research, and/or administrative responsibilities and assignments constitutes full-time employment (one hundred percent full-time employment) at Kent State University.” JMC faculty include employees who are either tenure-track (those both tenured and probationary) or full time non-tenure track at the Kent and regional campuses.

Graduate student appointees who are assigned responsibility for sections of structured courses are considered members of the instructional staff for the period they have such classroom or laboratory responsibilities.