A/P Faculty are appointed into nontenure positions and serve at the pleasure of the President of the University. Appointments to all administrative and professional faculty positions are term appointments.
The President, on the recommendation of the appropriate Vice President, appoints A/P Faculty. Appointments are usually appointed for a contract period of one fiscal year, from June 25 to June 24 of the following year.
A/P Faculty are reviewed for reappointment each year based on satisfactory performance and University need. Reappointments are effective June 25 of each year unless the A/P Faculty member receives appropriate written notice. In rare cases, a different effective date may apply as indicated in the employment contract.