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Emeritus Faculty & Staff Eligibility Guidelines

Eligibility for Emeritus Faculty Status

Eligibility criteria for Emeritus Faculty Status is indicated below. The faculty member is required to:
1. Be tenured at the time of retirement
2. Have served full time for at least ten years at The College of New Jersey

Have attained one of the following titles:
a. Associate Professor
b. Professor
c. Librarian I
d. Librarian II
e. Assistant Professor (hire date must be prior to 1990)

Have taken full retirement from the College as set forth by the statutes governing The College of New Jersey retirement plan.

All eligible retired faculty become Emeritus faculty by authority of the Board of Trustees.

Rights and Privileges of Emeriti Faculty

The emeritus title awarded will be the highest title held by the faculty member. For the purpose of address and listing in college publications, the titles of Professor Emeritus and Librarian. Emeritus will be used for all faculty emeritus ranks.

1. Full faculty rights and privileges to all resources of the R. Barbara Gitenstein Library and recreational facilities.
2. Full faculty rights and privileges to attend College social, cultural and athletic events.
3. Listing in the College bulletin and identified as “Emeritus Faculty” on applicable department websites.
4. Placement on mailing lists for college news publications.
5. Retention of TCNJ email account.
6. Permanent ID card, with parking privileges.
7. Eligibility for external research grants with the approval and cooperation of the appropriate department.

Eligibility for Emeritus Staff Status

1. Having retired from service at The College of New Jersey, as set forth by the statutes governing The College’s retirement plan.
2. Having served, as a full-time staff member, at The College of New Jersey for a period of at least ten years.

Rights and Privileges of Emeritus Staff

1. Full staff rights and privileges to all resources of the R. Barbara Gitenstein Library and recreational facilities.
2. Full staff rights and privileges to attend College social, cultural and athletic events.
3. Where deemed applicable, identified in the College bulletin and on websites where staff are listed.
4. Placement on mailing lists for College news publications.
5. Retention of TCNJ email account
6. Permanent ID card, with parking privileges.

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