Definition of Faculty
Tenure/tenure track (assistant professor, associate professor, and professor). These positions require a minimum of a doctorate degree or an appropriate terminal degree for the discipline. Faculty members teach, conduct research, and engage in public service projects.
Specific employee relations questions associated with Faculty should be directed to:
|Leslie Arvan||Senior Directorfirstname.lastname@example.org||(217) 333-3105|
|Deb Stone||Directoremail@example.com||(217) 333-6747|
Employees are always encouraged to resolve concerns at the lowest possible level within their respective organization. Concerns can often be resolved when employees speak directly to their immediate supervisor. It is often the case that colleges, departments, and administrative units have bylaws that outline processes to address concerns. Academic Human Resources is available as a resource to help employees determine resources that are available to them.
One specific resource available to Faculty is the Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC).
Specific information about performance management can be found at:
- Communication #9: Promotion and Tenure
- Communication #10: Guidelines and Procedures for Notice of Nonreappointment for Nontenured Faculty Members and for Denials of Promotion Not Linked to Tenure Decisions
- Communication #12: Policy for Awarding Emeritus/Emerita Status
- Communication #13: Review of Faculty in Year Three of the Probationary Period
- Communication #21: Annual Faculty Review
- Communication #23: Appointment and Review of Faculty Members With Budgeted Joint Appointments
- Communication #24: Five Year Review of Administrators
- List of All Provost Communications
A summary of benefits available to employees can be found at: