NC State offers a variety of mandatory and voluntary/supplemental retirement plans and retiree health insurance. The university also gives employees the option for a phased retirement and supports potential retirees with guidance on how to navigate the retirement process.
Retirement is a big decision. Employees need to consider the financial impact, Social Security, Medicare, other incomes sources, etc. The Benefits Office assists employees with retirement, resources on the Teachers’ and State Employees’ Retirement System (TSERS), Optional Retirement Plan and making a retirement notification.
A list of action action items and resources to help guide faculty and staff when separating from the university.
Some EHRA/Faculty personnel actions require either the Board of Governors or Board of Trustees to approve the request.
The Phased Retirement Program is intended to facilitate retirement decisions by allowing eligible faculty the option to continue participation in academic life and mentoring of students while preparing for the future.
List of all NC State policies, rules and regulations that govern the annual review process for faculty.
Office of General Counsel
Reappointment, promotion and tenure mark significant milestones in a faculty member’s academic career. The Provost's Office provides all relevant services and information to support everyone involved in various stages of these processes.
Deadlines and general information for this year's RPT cycle.
Building a robust dossier is key to a successful reappointment, promotion or tenure process. We have provided a variety of resources outlining the rules and regulations you need to efficiently gather all relevant information.
Information organized by your academic rank or the role you play in the RPT process.
Timelines to determine when assistant professors and associate professors without tenure will be reviewed.
Frequently asked questions regarding the RPT process cover a wide range of topics, including: RPT procedures, building a dossier, RPT review, the tenure clock, department head information, non-tenure-track faculty, rules and regulations, withdrawal, external evaluations and statements of faculty responsibility.
NC State's RPT process provides for an extension of the time during which the institutional decision must be made regarding reappointment, promotion and tenure of faculty. The Provost's Office provides tenure clock extension resources and forms to guide faculty through this process.
List of all NC State policies, rules and regulations that govern the post-tenure review process for faculty.
Post-tenure review FAQ's cover topics including administrative review, review postponement, Statements of Faculty Responsibilities requirements, pertinent documentation, peer teaching evaluations and rule changes.