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Procedure for appointment of Affiliate Faculty

Affiliate faculty contract definition

  1. To submit a recommendation for affiliate faculty:
    1. The department completes the recommendation for affiliate appointment form. The chair/director signs form.
    2. The completed recommendation form and vita of the prospective affiliate faculty are forwarded to the dean for review, decision and signature.
    3. If the dean approves, the recommendation for and vita are forwarded to the provost for review, decision and signature.
    4. The provost retains a copy of the recommendation form and returns the original to the department. Then vita is retained in the provost’s office.
      1. If the recommendation is denied, the department relays the denial decision to the individual.
      2. If the recommendation if approved, the department sends a letter of offer to the prospective affiliate faculty.
    5. When the signed letter of offer is received from the prospective individual, the department forwards a copy of the letter to the dean and provost.
    6. The provost submits the recommendation of affiliate appointment to the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees.
    7. The provost sends a letter to the individual confirming the decision of the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees, copied to the chair/director and dean.