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Summer I/Summer II

Summer I and II courses may be taught by bargaining unit faculty, adjunct or part-time instructors in accordance with Western/WMU-AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreement and departmental policies and procedures.

  1. Bargaining Unit Faculty
    • Additional Faculty Appointment (Instructional)
      Contractual teaching load during the “off semester or session”-up to 6 hours for bargaining unit faculty who are not faculty specialists and up to 6 hours for faculty specialists.
    • Additional Faculty Appointment (Non-Instructional)
      Faculty who are performing non-instructional duties, such as summer advising, grant research, administrative duties, etc.
    • Faculty Overload Appointment
      Teaching load beyond the contractual maximum full-time workload in any given semester or session. Paid at overload rates.
    • Letters-of-offer must be generated and signed for all of these types of appointments for bargaining unit faculty.
    • All additional and overload faculty appointments are processed via the PeopleSoft electronic workflow.
  2. Adjunct and part-time appointments
    • Letters-of-offer must be generated and signed for all of these types of appointment for adjunct and part-time teaching appointments.
    • All adjunct and part-time faculty appointments are processed via the PeopleSoft electronic workflow.
    • See also Appointment Procedures for Part-time Faculty and Procedures for appointing adjunct faculty.
  3. Please refer to FTE chart if desired.