Regents Policy 1203: Policy on Emeritus Title for Former Regents, Senior Leadership, and Staff

Adopted November 15, 2007
Amended March 16, 2017

The title "Regent Emeritus" or "Regent Emerita" shall be conferred on all appointed and alumni Regents at the completion of their terms on the Board of Regents, or at the conclusion of their service as Regents provided that they serve for at least five years. Regents who are unable to complete their terms due to illness shall also be eligible for the title. The title also shall be conferred on all former Regents who completed the term to which they were appointed or served at least five years.

Emeritus status may be conferred by the Board on Principal Officers of the Regents upon retirement or completion of service, on the basis of their contributions to the University.

Emeritus status may be conferred by the President on Chancellors and systemwide senior leaders, upon retirement or completion of service, based on criteria established by the Board.

Emeritus status may be conferred by the President on University employees, at the time of their retirement, who meet criteria established by the President.

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