Classifications of Appointment

As used in these rules, the term “faculty” shall include persons appointed by the Provost with regular, auxiliary, and emeritus faculty titles on full- or part-time appointments, with or without salary. Type of appointment will be indicated in the initial employment contract.

  1. Regular Faculty: Persons with the titles of Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, and Instructor who serve on full- or part-time appointments with salary.
  2. Adjunct Faculty: Short-term (less than one year or less than 10 hours per week) contracted or volunteer faculty appointments reserved for individuals who have a regular faculty appointment at another University or in another College of CHSU, or who otherwise serve in the capacity of faculty members as lecturers or course instructors on a part-time or irregular basis or who otherwise do not meet the criteria for a regular, part-time faculty appointment.