152.1 Emeriti Faculty

Created by: Stephanie Ferguson on 11/17/2006
Category: 1 - Academic Affairs; 50 - Faculty Status
Originator: Acad. Adm. & Faculty Status Committee
Current File: 152.1
Adoption Date: 10/20/2015
Reviewed for Currency: 10/20/2015
Replaces File: 152.1
Date of Origin: 11/12/1975
Classification: Faculty
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152.1 Emeriti Faculty


A. Background

Emeritus status is intended to honor distinguished Furman faculty during their retirement.


B. Policy

Retired faculty who have served Furman and the profession with distinction may be granted the title "Emeritus" or "Emerita" with specified privileges.


C. Guidelines

1. Faculty members who have held the rank of Associate Professor, Professor, Associate Librarian or Librarian at the time of retirement and who have served at Furman for at least ten years are eligible.

2. The Faculty Status Committee and the Dean of the Faculty will review eligible candidates and make recommendations to the Provost and the President with final approval reserved for the Trustees.

3. Emeriti faculty shall have the following special privileges:

4. Emeriti professors retain the titles of their endowed chairs.