1. Tenured and Tenure-Track Appointments
A&M-Commerce Procedure: 01.03.99.R0.01
- Tenured Appointment
Under special circumstances and qualifications of candidates, faculty members may be appointed with tenure by the president through a process of recommendations made by the department head, college dean, and provost.
- Tenure-Track Appointment
Full-time faculty may be hired on tenure-track lines holding academic ranks as professor, associate professor, assistant professor, or instructor. These individuals shall be in the probationary period of service and have neither been conferred nor implied holding tenure.
- Multiple-Year Appointment
Under special circumstances, such as in the selection of department heads, the dean of the appropriate college may recommend to the provost and the president a multiple-year contract in a tenure-track position. In cases of satisfactory performance, the contracted years may be credited toward tenure.