Splitting Tenure

Situations sometimes arise when faculty members wish to split their tenure between two academic appointing units. Traditionally this has only been allowed when the tenure was split 50/50 between the two units, but it is sometimes allowable to split tenure 67/33 between the primary and secondary units. This arrangement carries with it more complications than an even 50/50 split. The specifics of how splitting tenure works are found in the following pages. For specific questions regarding this practice, please contact your dean/chancellor’s offices or your Academic Human Resources specialist.