Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti Committee

Our Charge and Responsibilities

The Tenure Reduction, Retirement and Emeriti Committee shall advise the University faculty and the Administration on matters of policy and practice concerning all aspects of tenure reduction programs, conditions of retirement, and rights of the emerita.

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Committee Type: Standing
Committee Category: Administrative
Selection Process: Appointed
Time Commitment: 0-20 hours per year

Quick Facts on Committee Service

Annual Committee appointment process for the 2021-2022 academic year is currently in process.

Please check back for updated membership.

Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti Committee

Leadership Structure

  • Chair: elected from committee membership
  • Convener: Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  • Staff: N/A

Election Schedule for Chair: annually at the first meeting of Fall term.

Membership Requirements

General Membership

Membership is fixed:

  • 1 faculty member
  • 1 emeritus/emerita professor
  • 1 faculty member who has signed up for the Tenure Reduction Program

Ex-Officio, voting members


Ex-Officio, non-voting members

  • University Benefits Officer
  • Vice Provost for Academic Personnel

Terms and Workload

Length of Term

  • Non-Students: 2 years
  • Students: N/A
  • Ex Officio: N/A

Term Limits


Workload Designation

  • For the Chair: 0 - 20 hours/year (Tier 3)
  • For Committee Members: 0 - 20 hours/year (Tier 3)