EMERITUS SELECTION POLICY

INITIATED: November 1, 2001

APPROVED: February 6, 2002

 

PURPOSE

This policy establishes Northern Michigan University's Emeritus selection process.

APPLICABILITY

This policy pertains to all individuals in the following staff groups:  Academic Department Heads, Administrative Professionals, Coaches, Deans, tenured AAUP Faculty with the rank of Professor, NMUFA Faculty with the rank of Professor, President, Senior Administrators, Senior Management, and Vice Presidents.

POLICY

Northern Michigan University's policy requires that individuals being considered for Emeritus status must be nominated, considered by the respective Vice President and formally recommended to the President, and confirmed by the Board of Trustees.  To be eligible for consideration, the staff member must be assigned to a position from one of the staff groups listed above and normally have 10 or more years of distinguished and honorable service to Northern Michigan University.  Furthermore, Northern Michigan University's Board of Trustees may themselves nominate, consider, and bestow the Emeritus status on individuals who do not meet these eligibility requirements.  Note:  Length of service to the University does not, by itself, warrant consideration for this honor.

REFERENCES

None.

INITIATING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION

Human Resources, ext. 2330.

 

For implementing instructions, please click here: Emeritus Selection Procedure