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Policies, Rules and Regulations

Chapter Name: Employment, Affirmative Action and Civil Rights

Chapter No. 3.5.5

Issue: Adjunct Faculty

Effective Date: 1-20-2004

UNIVERSITY POLICY STATEMENT

The University may invite individuals with appropriate qualifications to affiliate with a department of the University as an adjunct professor, associate professor or assistant professor. Such adjunct affiliations can be offered to individuals whose work with a University department significantly advances the academic mission of that department. Adjunct faculty are not employees of the University by virtue of this courtesy appointment, nor are they compensated by virtue of the appointment.

 

UNIVERSITY PRACTICE

The provost and vice president for academic affairs is responsible for the approval of adjunct appointments upon recommendation of the departmental faculty, department head and dean.

Rights and prerogatives of adjunct faculty will be outlined in administrative policies and practices promulgated by the provost.

 

RESPONSIBILITY FOR IMPLEMENTATION

The provost and vice president for academic affairs is responsible for the overall implementation, administration and interpretation of this policy. The assistant vice president for academic affairs is responsible for the daily administration of all academic personnel policies.

 

SCOPE OF POLICY COVERAGE

This policy applies to all adjunct faculty.

 

Authority for Creation or Revision:

Minutes of the Board of Regents, January 20, 2004; para. .6217M.