Policy for Library Benefits for Emeritus Library Faculty

Title: Policy for Library Benefits for Emeritus Library Faculty

Owner(s): Library Executive Committee

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This policy establishes the nature and extent of Library benefits available for emeritus Library faculty and provides suggestions for addressing case-by-case situations that do not fall specifically under other categories.

Faculty Governance.  Emeritus Library faculty are:

  • Eligible to attend meetings of the Library faculty.
  • Eligible to vote at meetings of the Library faculty if they have a 50% appointment in the Library.
  • Eligible to serve on Library committees if they have a 50% appointment in the Library.

Access to Library Facilities.  Emeritus Library faculty are:

  • Not eligible to receive exterior building keys.
  • Not eligible for office assignments.
  • Eligible to receive interior keys only in special circumstances and at the discretion of the unit head.

Access to Technology.  Emeritus Library faculty are:

  • Not eligible to access the library’s servers.
  • Not eligible to sign out technology from Library IT.
  • Eligible to borrow from the Undergraduate Library’s loanable technology pool using their I-Card.
  • Not eligible to be assigned phone equipment or a phone number.

Financial Support.  Emeritus Library faculty are:

  • Not eligible to receive Library professional development funds for conference travel, training, or other professional development activities.
  • Eligible for funding from the Research and Publication Committee (RPC), in accordance with the conditions outlined on the RPC website (http://www.library.illinois.edu/committee/rpc/rpcpol.html). The combined amount awarded to any emeritus faculty should not exceed [a percentage defined by EC] of the total allocation to RPC for the coming fiscal year.
  • May be eligible for other funds, as applicable.  Emeritus Library faculty should contact the Dean of Libraries.

 

Other documents that address benefits for Emeritus faculty are:

http://cam.illinois.edu/ix/ix-e&f/ix-f-4.htm

 

August 15, 2016

 

Submitted by a working group appointed by the Executive Committee:  Karen Hogenboom, Nancy O’Brien, and Carissa Phillips.  Preliminary work and investigations conducted by Executive Committee members MJ Han, Nancy O’Brien, and Lynne Rudasill.