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3.3.4 Non-Tenure Track Faculty Classifications and Performance Evaluation

Non-tenure track faculty appointments for full and part time appointments shall be for a specific purpose and for a specified period of time appropriate to that purpose.

No non-tenure track faculty titles have rank assigned. No time served in a non-tenure track title counts toward fulfillment of a probationary period leading to tenure.

Classification

Lecturer

Faculty with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree whose primary responsibility is classroom instructional duties.

Instructional Assistant Professor

Faculty with a minimum of a master’s degree whose primary responsibility is classroom instructional duties.

Clinician

Faculty with a minimum of a bachelor’s degree whose primary responsibility is to augment the curriculum where knowledge of professional practice is essential, for example, practicum supervisors.

Clinical Assistant Professor

Faculty with a minimum of a master’s degree whose primary responsibility is to augment the curriculum where knowledge of professional practice is essential, for example, practicum supervisors.

Emeriti Faculty

Tenured faculty who retire with rank and return to the University to provide services related to teaching, research, or public service, Emeriti faculty shall be accorded the privilege of retaining their professorial title after retirement with the added designation of the word "emeritus" or "emerita."

Adjunct Faculty

Non-paid faculty members appointed by the University to provide support services related to teaching, research, or public service

Performance Evaluation

Performance evaluations are conducted by the chairperson/director or designee and are due on or before April 1.  Full-time, non-negotiated non-tenure track faculty are evaluated annually.  Negotiated non-tenure track faculty evaluations are conducted as outlined in the NTTFA Bargaining Agreement.

Initiating body: Office of the Provost

Contact: Vice President and Provost (309-438-7018)

Revised: 10/2013


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