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Policy Statement

A faculty member and the University have mutual responsibility to fulfill the conditions of a contract between them.  Notice of the intent to retire or resign should be submitted by the faculty member in reasonable time, normally before the beginning of the last academic year of service.


A faculty member who intends to retire from the University shall do so by letter addressed to the President of the University, providing a copy of that letter to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, to the appropriate Dean, and where applicable, to the Chair of the Department. 

A faculty member who wishes to resign from the position shall do so by letter addressed to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, providing a copy of that letter to the President of the University, to the appropriate Dean, and where applicable, to the Chair of the Department.

Related Policies


07/01/89 - Reaffirmed with publication of Faculty Manual
02/18/11 - Revision approved by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University.

Mary T. Gardier Paterson, Esquire | Secretary of the University |