3.1.5 Summer Appointments

A. Purpose

The purpose of this policy is to state The University of Texas at Tyler's guidelines regarding summer school employment of teaching faculty.

B. Persons Affected

This policy applies to faculty.

C. Definitions

N/A

D. Policy and Procedures

Faculty appointments for summer terms are made on the basis of institutional and program needs. Teaching opportunities cannot be assured to all faculty desiring summer employment due to generally lower enrollment during the summer terms. Faculty should not assume they will be offered summer teaching appointments unless specifically notified by the dean or department chair that such opportunities will be available.

E. Responsibilities

N/A

F. Review

The Divisional Head for this policy is the Provost. This policy shall be reviewed every five years or sooner if necessary by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in consultation with the Faculty Senate.

ORIGINALLY APPROVED: 12/01/2001 

LAST AMENDED: 04/22/2009