Dean of the Faculty

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II. F. RETIREMENT

(Source: Rules of Procedure, E)

Section E-1. Faculty members whose appointment began prior to September 1, 2001, and who retire both after ten or more years as a member of the Faculty and at the age of fifty-five years or above attain, upon retirement, the title "emeritus" or "emerita" and become eligible for retiree benefits, as specified in written college policies concerning such benefits. Faculty members whose appointment began on or after September 1, 2001, and who retire both after twenty or more years as a member of the Faculty and at the age of fifty-five years or above attain, upon retirement, the title "emeritus" or "emerita" and become eligible for retiree benefits, as specified in written college policies concerning such benefits.

Section E-2. Emeritus members of the Faculty shall retain all normal faculty library privileges. Emeritus members of the Faculty shall retain e-mail accounts as long as they wish, and the College will make reasonable efforts to supply emeritus faculty with technical computing support and, where appropriate and necessary, with equipment, according to policies published in the Faculty Handbook. Where possible and desirable, according to mutual agreement among affected persons and departments, emeritus faculty may retain certain laboratory facilities and research privileges. Emeritus faculty may be principal investigators for research projects, and consonant with the efficient allocation of staff resources, are entitled to assistance in applying for external grants. In accordance with policies established by the Dean of the Faculty and published in the Faculty Handbook, emeritus faculty may be assigned office space and may receive secretarial support.

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