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.