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230 - Personnel-Academic

Section: 230-30.6
Effective: 04/20/1989
Supersedes: 09/02/1982
Review: TBD
Issuance Date: 04/20/1989
Issuing Office: Academic Personnel Services

PPM 230-30.6 Policy [pdf format]

REGENTS' PROFESSOR AND REGENTS' LECTURER PROGRAM

  1. REFERENCE

    Academic Personnel Manual (APM)

    200

    General

    290

    Regents' Professor and Lecturer

    640

    Regents' Professor and Regents' Lecturer, Compensation
  2. POLICY

    Candidates for Regents' Professor and Regents' Lecturer appointments shall be qualified in agriculture, banking, commerce, engineering, industry, labor, law, medicine, or other non-academic field in the arts, sciences, or professions to a degree equivalent to that on which appointments to regular University professorships are based. The program is not open to individuals who hold academic appointments or whose major affiliation and identification is or has been with the academic world.

  3. PROCEDURE

    1.  The Council of Provosts issues a call each Spring Quarter for nominations for the coming academic year. However, departments may submit nominations to the Council at any time and are encouraged to do so.

    2.  Exhibit A provides guidelines for preparing nominations and Exhibit B is the standard form for submitting nominations of Regents' Lecturers.

  4. APPROVAL AND OFFICERS

    1. Regents' Professor

      A Regents' Professor nomination, which must be accompanied by a complete academic review file, is reviewed by the Committee on Academic Personnel, which makes a recommendation to the Chancellor who, in turn, makes a recommendation to the President. Upon approval by the President, the Chancellor extends the official invitation to the candidate.

      The campus review of a nomination must be completed a minimum of two months in advance of the effective date of the appointment.

    2. Regents' Lecturer

      A Regents' Lecturer nomination must be submitted on the Regents' Lecturer Program Nomination Form, Exhibit B. The Council of Provosts reviews the nomination and makes a recommendation to the Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs who extends the official invitation to the candidate.

  5. PERIODS OF SERVICE

    1. Regents' Professor

      The minimum period of appointment for a Regents' Professor is one academic quarter.

    2. Regents' Lecturer

      The minimum period of appointment for a Regents' Lecturer normally is two weeks but may be for shorter periods when justified by special circumstances.

  6. COMPENSATION

    1. Regents' Professor

      The maximum permissible compensation rate for Regents' Professors corresponds with the approved semester/quarter salary rate for the highest step of the appropriate professorial salary scale.

    2. Regents' Lecturer

      The maximum permissible compensation rate for Regents' Lecturer appointments corresponds with the approved monthly salary rate for the highest step for the appropriate professorial salary scale. The Chancellor is authorized to approve compensation rates for appointments of less than two weeks within limits established by the President.*

      *Rates for 1989/90 will be $750 per day with a maximum of $3,750 for one week and $7,500 for two weeks. Revised rates will be announced annually by the Office of Academic Affairs.

    3. Expenses

      Funds allocated for this program may be used for certain expenses attendant to the program such as travel. Use of the funds for any other purpose must be specified at the time of the nomination and be approved in advance by the Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs.

    4. Non-Citizens

      Candidates who are not United States citizens must have a Visa that will permit them to accept compensation.

  7. RESPONSIBILITY

    The sponsoring department(s) is responsible for all arrangements for the candidate's visit, including publicity, reserving facilities, office space and scheduling. The sponsoring department is also required to submit to the Council of Provosts a final report on the activities of the candidate; i.e., classes taught, seminars, public lectures (estimated attendance), radio/television appearances and performances.






PPM 230-30.6 Exhibit A [pdf format]

Exhibit A

GUIDE FOR SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS
Regents' Professors and Regent's Lecturers


  1. NOMINATIONS

    1.  Regents' Professor

      1. Name, Address, present position.

      2. Preferred quarter(s).

      3. Suggested salary and statement justifying amount. The salary may be established on a By-agreement basis. Please note that salary will be subject to the usual payroll deductions. Non-U.S. Citizen must have a J-1 Visa.

      4. Travel. These funds may be used to pay round trip air coach fare and other expenses as approved in advance by the Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs.

      5. Biographical Sketch. Include Form 1501, Biography for Academic Personnel, as a separate attachment if possible. The nomination letter should describe the significance of the nominee's employment, writings, if any, and special expertise and accomplishments and how the appointment would enhance the academic programs of the campus.

      6. Departmental Responsibilities. State names of campus members, both within and out-side of Department, who will actively participate in nominee's visit. Submit a tentative schedule of nominee's activities during proposed period of appointment.

    2.  Regents' Lecturer

      1. Nominations for Regents' Lecturers must be made on the Regents' Lecturer Nomination Form, Exhibit B.

      2. Salary may be established on a By-agreement basis. Salary will be subject to the usual payroll deductions. Non-U.S. Citizen must have a J-1 Visa.

      3. Travel. These funds may be used to pay round trip air coach fare and other expenses as approval in advance by the Vice Chancellor Academic Affairs.

      4. All other expenses attendant to the appointment must be borne by the sponsoring department.






PPM 230-30.6 Exhibit B [pdf format]

Exhibit B

REGENTS' LECTURER PROGRAM
(NOMINATION FORM)


NOMINEE'S NAME: ___________________________________________
ADDRESS: __________________________________________________
__________________________________________________
PRESENT POSITION: _________________________________________
SUGGESTED SALARY: $ _______________________________________
SALARY JUSTIFICATION: _____________________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
TRAVEL FUNDS REQUESTED: ___________________________________
(may not exceed round trip for air coach)
BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:
Citizenship: _________________________
Education and Degrees Received: ___________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
Employment (last five years): _____________________________
___________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________________
Publications and writings: Submit as an attachment.
DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES: ____________________________
Names of department members especially interested in nominee's
field.
1. _______________________ 2. _______________________
3. _______________________ 4. _______________________
SCHEDULE: Attach a tentative schedule of nominee's activities during the period of the appointment.
PUBLICITY: Describe the department's plans to publicize the activities
of the candidate, especially those open to the general public.