Policy: Faculty Holding Appointments at Other Institutions or Organizations
|Date: 03/29/10||Policy ID: PROV-009||Status: Final|
|Policy Type:||Executive Vice President & Provost|
|Contact Office:||Executive Vice President and Provost (Office of the)|
|Oversight Executive:||Executive Vice President and Provost|
|Applies To:||Academic Division|
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|Reason for Policy:||
The University can benefit from faculty taking part in external opportunities in order to foster intellectual development and research collaborations. The University has established guidelines for faculty holding appointments at other institutions or organizations.
|Definition of Terms in Statement:||
Visiting Appointment: An appointment at another institution or organization for a short term, usually one year or less, during which time the faculty member is on leave from the University.
The primary commitments of time and intellectual energy by a member of the University faculty should focus on the University’s educational, research, service, and/or patient care missions as appropriate for the nature of the position and in proportion to the corresponding percentages of compensated effort. A request by a faculty member for a leave of absence for educational purposes (per the Faculty Leaves of Absence policy) to assume a visiting appointment at another institution or organization must be submitted in writing to the department chair and school dean. The request should describe one's professional development goals as well as the potential benefits for the school and the University that may be accomplished from the visit. The proposal to visit should address the school’s need for workload assignments and other support.
|Procedures:|| To request an exception for an appointment at another institution or organization, the faculty member should submit to his/her school dean a written justification for the proposed arrangement demonstrating:
Proposals to hold appointments at other educational institutions or organizations are rarely granted and must be approved, in writing, by the provost.
|Major Category:||Executive Vice President & Provost Policies|
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|Next Scheduled Review:||03/29/13|
|Approved By, Date:||Executive Vice President and Provost, 03/29/10|
|Revision History:||This is the firsts version of this policy.|
|Supersedes (previous policy):|