Academic Affairs Manual (ACD)

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Effective: 6/25/1973

Revised: 7/1/2011

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ACD 505–01: Initial Appointment and Offer Letter

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Purpose

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To specify the procedures for offering a faculty or academic professional appointment

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Sources

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Arizona Revised Statutes § 15–1649
Arizona Board of Regents Policy Manual - 6–201, 709

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Applicability

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Faculty
Academic professionals

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Policy

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Faculty or Academic Professional Appointments

The initial offer of a faculty or academic professional appointment shall be made by a letter, issued from the president or president’s designee, setting out the terms and conditions of the position being offered. No oral or written communication made prior to or after the execution of the offer letter that is inconsistent or in conflict with this letter or with ABOR 6-201, “Conditions of Faculty Service” or ABOR 6-301, “Conditions of Professional Service,” or other board or university policies and/or rules shall become a part of the conditions of employment. For offer letter contents and links to offer letter templates, see P1, “Offer Letter Contents.”

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Cross-References

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  1. ACD 126, “Reference Check and Background Verification”
  2. ACD 505–04, “Faculty Membership, Ranks, Titles, and Appointment Categories”
  3. ACD 505–05, “Academic Professional Ranks, Titles, and Appointment Categories.”

 


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