Policy Manual - Tenure
Section 310 Tenure
Last Revised: 7/9/90
Responsible Office: Academic Affairs
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.
Administrative Procedures for Awarding Tenure