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Chapter 2. Appointments, Tenure, and Promotion

This chapter contains information about regular and non-regular faculty appointments.

Academic Appointments

Types of Academic Appointments



Other types of Academic Appointments

Appointments in Centers and Institutes

Joint Appointments

Professorships and Endowed Chairs

Curators' Professors

Distinguished Teaching Professors

Distinguished Professors

Endowed Chairs and Named Professorships

Special Appointments

Courtesy Appointments

Zero Funded Appointments

Emeritus Faculty Appointments

Annual Terms of Service

Workload: Regular Faculty

Workload: Non-regular Faculty

Negotiated Early Retirement


Notice of Appointment or Resignation

Personal Conduct of Employees

Procedures in Case of Dismissal for Cause

Procedures Related to Appointments, Tenure and Promotion (ATP)

ATP Timeline for the Current Year

The Faculty Senate Committee on Appointments, Tenure and Promotion Standards.

Departmental ATP Guidelines

ATP Procedures, Terms, and Clocks


Assistant Professor

Associate Professor


Mentoring Program

Mentoring Resources

Academic Freedom and Economic Security of Faculty

Post-Tenure Review

Other Policies Relevant to Faculty

Equal Opportunity

Candidates with Disabilities

Maintaining a Positive Work & Learning Environment

Confidentiality of Personnel Files

Non-renewal of a Regular Term Appointment