(A) In cases of nonrenewal of an appointment to a regular tenure-track faculty rank, the university will, insofar as possible, observe the following standards of notice:
(1) Not later than March first of the first academic year of probationary service, if the appointment expires at the end of that year; or if a one-year appointment expires during an academic year, at least three months in advance of its expiration;
(2) Not later than December fifteenth of the second academic year of probationary service, if the appointment expires at the end of that year; or if an appointment expires during the second academic year, at least six months in advance of its expiration; and
(3) At least twelve months before the expiration of an appointment after two or more years in the institution.
(B) These standards of notice need not apply in cases of termination for cause.
(C) In the event of a decision resulting in nonrenewal, the chair shall notify the faculty member in writing of that decision and the reasons for it.
(D) Decisions regarding renewal of members of the associated faculty (adjunct, clinical practice, visiting titles, or lecturers) are made annually in accordance with criteria and procedures of the appointing instructional unit and in accordance with university policies relative to associated faculty positions.
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3335
Rule Amplifies: 3335.08
Prior Effective Dates: 08/08/1978, 11/05/1984, 08/10/1987, 08/05/1996, 07/01/2004, 08/01/2005, 07/01/2014