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Policies & Procedures

Policy 2115 - Summer Session

WWW Posting Date: 1/15/2002

Responsible Office: Provost

Reference: Board of Supervisors

The Board of Supervisors authorizes the President of each institution under the jurisdiction of the Board to submit to the Board by the April Board meeting each year a list of employees who will participate in the summer school session. Each institution shall develop a pay plan for summer employment consistent with the mission and activities of the institution to be submitted for Board approval.

Employment of teaching personnel for summer sessions is done on the basis of need in the instruction­al, research, and special service categories. The final determination of the individuals assigned is left to the respective Dean and Unit Head for the discipline involved. Regular faculty are appointed on a 9-month contract. The University is under no obligation to hire faculty to teach in the summer session.