Types of Appointment

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[The following was approved on May 23, 1996, in accordance with provisions set forth in SIU Board of Trustees 2 Policies C.]

The appointment of faculty or administrative/professional staff is one of the following three types:

  1. Tenured appointment. An appointment of a faculty member made pursuant to 2 Policies of the Board of Trustees, C.3.f.
  2. Continuing appointment. A continuing appointment, either faculty or administrative/ professional staff, is one which is automatically renewed each year unless the appointee is given notice as specified in the appropriate personnel policies (2 Policies A.4).
  3. Term appointment. A term appointment of a faculty or administrative/professional staff member is for a specified period of time. Term appointments may be renewed; however, reappointment to such a position creates no right to subsequent employment or presumption of a right to subsequent employment (2Policies A.15).