Tenured full-time faculty who have served for ten or more years at NC State are eligible to seek emeritus status. Eligible faculty members participating in the PRP remain eligible for participation in University-sponsored deduction and benefit programs available to regular half-time employees; with the exception of leave accrual
For the purpose of eligibility to participate in the PRP, the definition of full-time faculty is the same as used in the determination of eligibility for employee benefits
A faculty member who enters the PRP retains their professorial rank and the full range of responsibilities and rights associated with it except for the status of permanent tenure; as a part-time faculty member without tenure, a faculty member on phased retirement is no longer eligible to vote with their Departmental Voting Faculty in reappointment, promotion and tenure cases
After the faculty member and department head agree upon the half-time work plan, the department head will prepare and sign the Agreement. If approved, the dean will sign the Agreement and submit the Agreement to the Provost via UHR
Individual departments and colleges shall have post-tenure review rules that are supplemental to, and consistent with, [the university] regulation.
[A Post Tenure Review] extension of up to one (1) year may be granted with the approval of the Dean when compelling circumstances place an undue burden on the faculty member and/or department to complete the review during the fifth year.
The review process for a comprehensive five-year post-tenure review is outlined in full in Section 5 of the regulation.
Every tenured faculty member shall be reviewed through the post tenure review process every five (5) years after having been tenured.
Every faculty member found to not meet expectations as a result of post-tenure review must have a Performance Development Plan (PDP). PDPs can look quite different depending on the realm(s) of concern, the specific improvements needed, department standards and more. For that reason, NC State does not have a standard PDP template. The [tips at this link] can assist faculty and department heads in crafting clear, agreeable PDPs.
The post-tenure review process for faculty on PTR performance development plans is outlined in full in Section 6 of the regulation.
All post tenure review evaluators (i.e. department PTR committees; department heads; college PTR committees; deans) must be trained regarding post tenure review policy and processes. By viewing this 10-minute video, you will complete this requirement.
Post-tenure review is an opportunity to support and encourage excellence among tenured faculty, as well as to provide individualized attention to underperformance. From the faculty member undergoing review to the college dean, each person involved must complete role-specific requirements for a successful post-tenure review process. The Provost Office has created role and responsibility pages related to help faculty who are undergoing post-tenure review or serving on post-tenure review committees
NC State permits the waiver of tuition for eligible full-time faculty and staff for up to three (3) courses per year, provided that such enrollment does not interfere with the employee’s normal employment obligations. Full details are available in Section 2.1 of the policy.
Can the faculty and staff tuition waiver be used to audit a course? Yes, the waiver is applicable to courses that are audited, as well as those taken for academic credit.
NC State also permits the waiver of the corresponding required fees, including the education and technology fee and school fee, for eligible faculty and staff. Full details are available in Section 2.2 of the policy.