Faculty Emeritus and Retired Staff

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Campus and Community Benefits in Regard to Faculty Emeritus/Emerita and Staff Retired from Service.

It is the College’s intention to make it possible for faculty emeritus/emerita to be as active as desired in the on-going academic life of the College.

Designation as faculty emeritus/emerita is accompanied by the following community benefits:

  • Campus parking privileges
  • Library privileges including the possibility of reserving working space in the library on an “as-needed” basis
  • Use of the Bryan Campus Life Center
  • Discounts at the College Bookstore
  • Faculty/staff discount for event rental of Rhodes campus facilities
  • Each faculty member may enroll without fee in one standard course each semester in the academic program of the Meeman Center (based on spaces available; travel courses are excluded)
  • Regular courses in the academic program may be audited without charge upon approvals of the instructor and of the Dean of the Faculty (based on spaces available)
  • Faculty emeritus/emerita are invited to attend formal academic occasions, most notable the Opening Convocation of the Academic Year at which time faculty emeritus/emerita will be recognized. The College will include faculty emeritus/emerita in an annual event for faculty with the President of the College and the Dean of the Faculty

Staff of the College are designated as retired from service if the following criteria are met:

  1. The person must have served the College as a full-time member of the Staff for at least ten consecutive years.
  2. The person must be in good standing according to the policies and procedures of the College.
  3. The person must be eligible to draw retirement benefits as defined by applicable federal/state regulations and college policy.

Staff of the College designated as retired from service also benefit from participation in the on-going life of the College:

  • Campus parking privileges
  • Library privileges
  • Use of the Bryan Campus Life Center
  • Use of the event rental of Rhodes campus facilities
  • Each staff retired from service may enroll without fee in one standard course each semester in the academic program of the Meeman Center (based on spaces available; travel courses are excluded)
  • Regular courses in the academic program may be audited without charge upon approvals of the instructor and of the Dean of the Faculty (based on spaces available)
  • Staff retired from service will be invited to attend formal academic occasions; most notably the Opening Convocation of the Academic Year at which time staff retired from service will be recognized. The College will include staff retired from service in an annual event for staff with the President of the College.

Revised May 11, 2011
In effect April 2004
Dean of the Faculty and Vice President for Academic Affairs
and Vice President for Finance and Business Affairs