Separation and Resignation
For a permanent faculty separation the unit should forward to Academic Human Resources the original or a copy of the letter of resignation stating the following:
- Reason for leaving
- Official resignation date
- If new place of employment:
- name of new employer
- what title will be held
When you receive a resignation, either written or verbal, please acknowledge the resignation in writing within fifteen days.
For a non-renewal or denial of tenure/promotion, a copy of the Dean’s/Chancellor’s letter must be sent to Academic Human Resources. When the unit receives a copy the letter stating non-renewal or denial it may be entered on-line.
Resigning and Remaining as Affiliate/Clinical Faculty
Faculty who do resign but are offered and accept a position to remain as affiliate or clinical courtesy faculty must follow the above procedures for resignation. The unit then follows the same procedure for the new clinical/affiliate title as those of a new appointment. This includes the faculty vote, Chair/Director’s recommendation, Dean’s/Chancellor’s approval. The OPUS entry for the resignation of the permanent faculty position must have the separation code indicated.
Retirement and Emeritus Appointments
The Board of Regents has approved an alternative retirement benefit for tenured faculty members known as the VRI. Learn more about this time limited option.