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Policy Manual – Tenure

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Section 310 Tenure

Effective: 6/7/70
Last Revised: 7/9/90
Responsible Office: Academic Affairs

Policy Statement:

Tenure . . . an arrangement under which faculty appointments are continued until retirement or disability, subject to dismissal for cause, termination due to financial reasons, and/or termination due to change in the University program offerings.

The decision to grant or not to grant tenure rests solely with the Board of Trustees. Nothing in the administrative procedures, or in the criteria developed under those procedures, or in the approval of the criteria, shall limit or restrict that discretionary authority of the Board.

Related Documents:

Administrative Procedures for Awarding Tenure