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Policy Title: Faculty Manual 4.83 Dismissal

Summary: Dismissal of Faculty and Notice of Non-Reappointment of Non-Tenured Faculty

Policy Category: Academics
Policy Owner: Provost's Office
Review Period: Every Two Years
Policy Status: Approved by Faculty Senate.
Effective Date: May 27, 2019

Faculty Manual 4.83 Dismissal

4.83 Dismissal

4.831 Dismissal of Faculty

Dismissal of Faculty may occur for any reason stated in the Academic Charter, including:

  1. Incompetence
  2. Moral Turpitude
  3. Persistent inattention to duties
  4. Intransigent refusal to conform to University processes or policy where such behavior places the University at risk
  5. A declaration of a bona fide financial exigency of the University
  6. Discontinuance of a college, school, program, or department of instruction.

The guiding policy and procedure for each of these actions are as follows:

    • For Incompetence, Moral turpitude, Persistent inattention to duties, and Intransigent refusal to conform to University processes or policy where such behavior places the University at risk, see Faculty Manual Section 4.10 below, "Faculty Conduct, Corrective Actin, and Discipline."
    • For a Declaration of a bona fide financial exigency of the University, see Academic Charter, Section C.
    • For Discontinuance of a college, school, program, or department of instruction, see Academic Charter, Section D.

 4.832 Notice of Non-Reappointment of Non-Tenured Faculty

Notice of non- reappointment is normally given in writing in accordance with the following standards: a) Not later than March 1 of the first academic year of service, if the appointment expires at the end of that year; or, if a one-year appointment terminates during an academic year, at least three months in advance of its termination. b) Not later than December 15 of the second academic year of service, if the appointment expires at the end of that year; or, if an initial two-year appointment terminates during an academic year, at least six months in advance of its termination. c) At least twelve months before the expiration of an appointment after two or more years in the institution. d) Acting and Visiting appointments terminate automatically at the end of one academic year, and the titles themselves are considered to be notice.

 

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