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Faculty Term Renewals

Reminders

Tenure Track Faculty

  • December 31, 2017: Deadline to inform tenure track faculty in their second year on the tenure track of termination effective June 30, 2018.
  • February 28, 2018: Deadline to inform tenure track faculty who are completing their first (probationary) full year on the tenure track of termination effective June 30, 2018.
  • June 30, 2018: Deadline to inform tenure track faculty who are entering their third to eighth year of appointment on the tenure track of termination effective June 30, 2019.

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

  • Six-month minimum notice required for non-renewal prior to current term end for full-time non-tenure track faculty who have been here as faculty for seven or more years (e.g. December 31 for a June 30 end date). Notice can still be given if less than six-months remain between date of notice and term end, but term needs to be extended to accommodate the full six-month notice. (Note: Appointment through current term is guaranteed to the faculty member). A notice of non-renewal must be given prior to their current term end date (most typically June 30) or they will be considered renewed for another term.
  • 90-day minimum notice required priot to current term end for full-time non-tenure track faculty who have been here as faculty for less than seven years (e.g. March 31 for a June 30 end date). Notice can still be given if less than 90 days remain between date of notice and term end, but term needs to be extended to accomodate the full 90-day notice. (Note: Appointment through current term is guaranteed to the faculty member). A notice of non-renewal must be given prior to their current term end date (most typically June 30) or they will be considered renewed for another term.

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Faculty

  • Per University System of Maryland Policy, part-time non-tenure track faculty terms do not renew unless otherwise indicated. However, while no formal times of notice are defined, earliest written notice is strongly encouraged.

Contact the Office of Academic Administration for template non-renewal letters and for additional information.