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About Faculty

According to ABOR policy 6-201 "Faculty member" means an employee of the Board whose Notice of Appointment is as lecturer, senior lecturer, principal lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, professor, professor practice, research professor, clinical professor or Regents Professor or whose Notice of Appointment otherwise expressly designates a faculty position. Graduate students who serve as teaching or research assistants, associates or otherwise, are academic appointees as well as graduate students but are not faculty members.

As stated in the University's Faculty Constitution, Article II, Section 1, the general faculty of the University of Arizona is composed of:

  1. Faculty members who hold halftime or more tenured or tenure-eligible appointments,
  2. Academic professionals who hold half-time or more continuing or continuing-eligible appointments,
  3. Lecturers (including Senior and Principal Lecturers) holding halftime or more multi-year, career-track appointments,
  4. Clinical professors, research professors and professors of practice holding halftime or more multi-year, career-track appointments,
  5. Such persons in the above categories who hold Emeritus status.

Faculty Voting

Members of the General Faculty are eligible to vote in matters of faculty governance and to hold offices and to serve on committees established in accordance with this Constitution. Emeritus faculty shall have voting privileges in the first five years of Emeritus status, which will be extended for additional five-year periods at the request of the individual faculty member.

For purposes of University government, the General Faculty of The University of Arizona is composed of:

  1. Faculty members who hold half-time or more tenured or tenure-eligible appointments,
  2. Academic professionals who hold half-time or more continuing or continuing-eligible appointments,
  3. Individuals holding at least half-time multi-year career-track faculty appointments,
  4. Individuals who have held a least half-time year-to-year career-track faculty appointments for three (3) of the past four (4) years and who currently hold Lecturer or ranked professorial titles that do not include an adjunct or visiting modifier (revised March 12, 2018), and
  5. Individuals who hold Emeritus status.

See Article II, of the Faculty Constitution: Members of the General Faculty.

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Leaves

At some point in your career, you may be faced with a personal or family illness or other life event that requires you to be away from work for an extended period of time.  The University offers various leave programs for appointed personnel for reasons ranging from vacation and sick leave to Family Medical Leave and jury duty. For additional information about all types of leave with and without pay for appointed personnel refer to UHAP Chapter 8, visit the Leave Management Resources page, or contact Human Resources.

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