Standard Operating Procedures

Granting Emeritus/Emerita Status To Senior Administrators

Contact: Coordinator of Academic Personnel (515-3123)

History: First Issued as NCSU POL05.15.02, April 28, 1995. Last Revised: November 20, 2009.6  Policy combined with NCSU POL05.20.2 Emeritus/Emerita Faculty Status and Involvement and Standard Operating Procedure created  9/16/2011.

Related Policies:
NCSU POL05.20.2 – Emeritus/Emerita Status for Faculty and Senior Administrators

1. ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility criteria for emeritus/emerita status are contained in the NCSU POL05.20.2, Emeritus/Emerita Status for Faculty and Senior Administrators

2. PROCEDURES

A. Upon notification of retirement, the Board of Trustees, Chancellor, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, or immediate supervisor may initiate the recommendation for emeritus/emerita status of SAAO Tier I employees.

B. Upon notification of retirement, the immediate supervisor may initiate the recommendation for Emeritus/Emerita status of SAAO Tier II employees.

C. The nominator submits a letter of recommendation documenting that the faculty member meets the eligibility and criteria for emeritus/emerita status to the Chancellor.

D. Emeritus/emerita status is awarded to SAAO Tier II employees upon the approval of the Chancellor. Emeritus/emerita Status to SAAO Tier I employees is awarded by the Board of Trustees upon the recommendation of the Chancellor.

E. Emeritus/emerita status is awarded with the title held at the time of retirement.

3. EXCEPTIONS

Upon recommendation of the Chancellor, the Board of Trustees may make exceptions to these eligibility requirements and grant emeritus/emerita status in cases of exceptional distinguished service.