Rules Concerning Regents’ Bylaw 5.09, Tenure, Tenure Review, and Joint or Partial Tenure Appointments

Applies to: Regular Instructional Staff

This SPG incorporates former SPG 201.13, Rules concerning acquiring the protection of Regents’ Bylaw 5.09 by accumulating years of Service; SPG 201.21, Appointments Specifically Designated “Without Tenure;” SPG 201.39-1, Principles and Practices Governing Tenure for Faculty


Scholarly Activity Leave

Applies to: Regular and clinical instructional faculty, research professors, research scientists, librarians, curators and archivists
  1. Policy

    Scholarly Activity Leaves not in excess of one year may be granted by the President or a designated representative on recommendation of the dean (Ann Arbor Campus) or Chancellor (Flint or Dearborn campus). Such leaves may be granted to:


Classification and Appointment of Instructional Faculty

Applies to: Instructional Faculty
  1. Instructional faculty classifications and appointments

    The University classifies its instructional faculty as described below. Unless otherwise noted, the appointments described below are appointments not covered under collective bargaining agreements.
    1. Tenure track faculty

      The tenure track faculty consists of tenure track assistant professors and instructors, and tenure track and tenured professors and associate professors.


Development, Office of

Applies to:

    The mission of the Office of Development is to generate private gift revenues from individuals, corporations, and foundations in order to accomplish the purposes and objectives of the University of Michigan. In pursuit of this goal, the Office of Development provides fundraising leadership and services to complement, encourage, and support University-wide efforts to achieve comprehensive objectives for resource acquisition.


Office of Marketing Communications

Applies to:
  1. Purpose

    The Office of Marketing Communications provides consulting, creative, and project management services to University departments producing printed materials and publications, audio-visual media, and broadcast materials. OMC assists with art, graphic design, advertising, marketing and sales management, multi-media production including video, motion and still photography, market research, copy writing, printing technology, and publications purchasing.