1.06-5 Notice of Resignation and Employment

Resignation:

All tenured faculty members employed under written contract for the fiscal or academic year shall give at least sixty (60) days written notice of their intention to resign to the president of the institution or to his/her authorized representative.

Notice of employment for non-tenured faculty:

All non-tenured faculty members currently under contract must be given notice of intention to renew or not to renew employment from the president of the institution or from his/her authorized representative. Notice of intention to renew or not to renew employment shall be furnished in writing on a schedule based on the faculty member’s rank. The schedule of notification does not apply to persons holding temporary, visiting, part-time or adjunct appointments.

Academic and Clinical Ranks

The following schedule applies to non-tenured faculty with Academic rank (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor), and Clinical rank (Clinical Instructor, Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor, Clinical Professor):

  • at least three months before the date of termination of an initial one-year contract;
  • at least six months before the date of termination of a second one-year contract;
  • at least nine months before the date of termination of a contract after two or more years of service in the institution.  
Lecturer Rank

The following schedule applies to non-tenured faculty with Lecturer and Senior Lecturer rank:

Lecturer
  • At least 60 calendar days before the date of termination of the initial one-year or second one-year contract
  • At least 90 calendar days before the date of termination of a third one-year, fourth one-year or fifth one-year contract
  • At least 180 calendar days before the date of termination of the sixth or later one-year contract
Senior Lecturer
  • At least 180 calendar days before the date of termination of the current one-year contract
Academic Professional, Administrative A, Librarian, Public Service, Research Scientist, and Staff Physician Ranks

The following schedule applies to non-tenured faculty with Academic Professional rank (Academic Professional Associate, Academic Professional, Senior Academic Professional), Administrative A rank, Librarian rank (Librarian I, Librarian II, Librarian III, Librarian IV), Public Service rank (Public Service Representative, Public Service Assistant, Public Service Associate, Senior Public Service Associate), Research Scientist rank (Assistant Research Scientist, Associate Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist), and Staff Physician rank:

  • at least 90 calendar days before the date of termination of the current one-year contract
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