Policy Title

Letters of Offer/Appointment/Faculty




This policy applies to faculty.

Policy Number:2.2.25
Effective Date:09/01/2011
Date Reviewed: 09/01/2011
Last Review Date: Jan 1 2007 12:00AM; 04/19/2021
Responsible Official: Academic Affairs
Responsible Office:
Contact Information:

Academic Affairs

115 Tillman Hall

Rock Hill, SC 29733




1.0 Specific meanings of bold terms seen throughout this policy can be found within the University's policy definition glossary by following the link below.

1.1 http://www.winthrop.edu/policy-definitions-glossary

The terms and conditions (beginning date of employment, service status, academic rank, salary, credit toward probationary period for tenure, and any special arrangement regarding completion of degree) of every faculty appointment will be stated in writing and will be in the possession of both the institution and the faculty member before the appointment becomes official. Background checks will be conducted prior to employment. Appointment letters are issued by the President of the University, upon recommendation of the appropriate administrative official, for all members of the faculty and senior-level administrators. Nine-month appointments will begin in August and end in May. Twelve-month appointments are for the fiscal year, July 1 through June 30.

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