Regents Policy 2304: Policy on University Professors
Approved January 18, 1975
Amended September 22, 2005
The title University Professor is reserved for scholars of international distinction who are recognized and respected as teachers of exceptional ability. Appointments to this title may be made from among the distinguished tenured staff of the University of California in accord with regulations established by the President.
The appointment of a University Professor will be made by The Regents, upon recommendation of the President. In making such a recommendation, the President will consult with the Chancellor of the appointee's intended "home" campus and with appropriate agencies of the Academic Senate.