1.5.4 Emeritus Faculty Status

An honorary rank awarded to retired faculty members who have served the University with distinction.

Recommendation for emeritus status shall be made by the members of the retiree's academic unit through administrative channels to the President for presentation to the Board of Trustees. (Board of Trustees Bylaws and Policies 6.8)

Emeritus faculty shall be invited to participate in commencement processions and similar ceremonies and be entitled to certain other privileges within the University such as parking and library access.

Senate Policy 703.1

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03/03/2011 - Revised to reflect updated Board of Control Bylaws and Policies.
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