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Procedure

The procedures for recommending Emeritus status for faculty and academic administrators with faculty rank occurs first at the School level upon notification that a faculty member intends to retire. Typically, the candidate initiates the application with a letter to the School Director and supporting documentation that includes a current Curriculum Vita. The School Director convenes the FAC who reviews the request and delivers its recommendation to the School Director. Upon the FAC’s recommendation, the School Director forwards the recommendation, with the necessary supporting materials, to the College Dean. The College Dean reviews the recommendation and supporting materials and forwards a recommendation to the Provost. The Provost will make the final recommendation regarding the granting of Emeritus status, subject to approval by the President, and final confirmation by the Board of Trustees.

The procedures for recommending Emeritus status for unclassified (administrative-professional) and classified staff is initiated at the School level upon notification that the staff members intends to retire.

Typically, the candidate initiates the application with a letter to the School Director and supporting documentation. The School Director convenes the FAC who reviews the request and delivers its recommendation to the School Director. Upon the FAC’s recommendation, the School Director forwards the recommendation, with the necessary supporting materials, to the Vice President of Human Resources. The Vice President of Human Resources will make the final recommendation regarding the granting of Emeritus status, subject to approval by the President, and final confirmation by the Board of Trustees.