308 Research Professorships
The designation of research professor is conferred on an individual who holds faculty rank (assistant, associate or professor) by the dean of the college, subject to the approval of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the President, and the acknowledgment of the Chancellor. This designation recognizes the faculty member's emphasis on research and publication activities as specified by the dean of the nominating college. "Research Professor" is not a tenurable designation. The appointment has no prescribed time limits and is subject to annual renewal by the dean. Written notice of non-renewal must be provided at least one year in advance of the termination date of the appointment.