UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH POLICY 02-02-08

CATEGORY:              ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

SECTION:                  Faculty Appointment and Tenure

SUBJECT:                 Termination of Appointment Due to Financial Exigency

EFFECTIVE DATE:   July 5, 1988

PAGE(S):                   1

 

I.    SCOPE

      This policy affirms the rights of the University and the faculty member in cases of termination

      of appointment due to financial exigency.  The following is excerpted from the University of

      Pittsburgh BYLAWS.  (See Appendix A.)

II.   POLICY

      The Board of Trustees may upon due notice, terminate the service of any member of the

      Faculty because of a financial exigency that is demonstrably bona fide, subject to the

      right to a hearing as provided in Article II, Section IIID of the University BYLAWS.  See

      Policy 02-02-07, Termination of Appointment for Cause, and Procedure 02-02-10, Faculty

      Reviews and Appeals.

III.  REFERENCES

      University of Pittsburgh of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education - BYLAWS,

      Chapter II, Article II, Section III, Paragraph E., "Financial Exigency."  Adopted by the Board

      of Trustees, January 14, 1969, and as amended thereafter.

      Policy 02-02-07, Termination of Appointment for Cause

      Procedure 02-02-10, Faculty Reviews and Appeals