Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Personal tools
Sections

GEN 3.B.19. Emeritus Status.

 

(1)   Granting of Emeritus Status

(a)   Faculty: Emeritus status may be granted to retired faculty upon the recommendation of the department, Dean, and Provost and approval of the Chancellor. Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor Emeritus status will be granted corresponding to the faculty rank at retirement. Normal criteria for emeritus status will be:

      1. Permanent employment with UW Oshkosh and eligibility to activate annuities for the Wisconsin Retirement System.
      2. Tenured status at the UW Oshkosh and at least 10 years service within the UW System.
      3. A record of distinguished service, and the expectation of continued contributions to the discipline and the University.

(b)   Academic Staff: Emeritus status may be granted to retired academic staff upon the recommendation of the department and Dean, or the administrative unit administrator, Provost, and approval of the Chancellor. Normal criteria for emeritus status will be:

      1. Permanent employment with UW Oshkosh and eligibility to activate annuities for the Wisconsin Retirement System.
      2. Ten years of service in collegiate education. Emeritus status may be considered for others upon recommendation of the Dean or area administrator for outstanding service.
      3. A record of distinguished service, and the expectation of continued contributions to the University.

(2)   A list of the privileges associated with Emeritus status will be made available to employees through the provost’s page on the university’s web site and other appropriate means.

(3)   Responsibilities of Emeritus Status

(a)   Emeritus faculty and academic staff must comply with appropriate State, UW System, and UW Oshkosh rules, including those governing the use of University facilities and conduct on University property.

(b)   When emeritus faculty and academic staff identify themselves as members of the University community, they shall act within their area of professional competence and consider the potential impact of their actions on the reputation and welfare of the University.

Emeritus faculty and academic staff status may be revoked at the discretion of the Chancellor.

Document Actions

Handbook Navigation