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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]
PPM 230-30.6 Exhibit A [pdf format]
PPM 230-30.6 Exhibit B [pdf format]

REGENTS' PROFESSOR AND REGENTS' LECTURER PROGRAM

REGENTS PROFESSOR AND

I. REFERENCE

 

Academic Personnel Manual (APM)

 

200 General

290 Regents' Professor and Lecturer

640 Regents' Professor and Regents' Lecturer, Compensation

 

II. 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.

 

III. PROCEDURE

 

A. 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.

 

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

 

IV. APPROVAL AND OFFICERS

 

A. 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.

 

B. 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.

 

V. PERIODS OF SERVICE

 

A. Regents' Professor

 

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

 

B. 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.

 

VI. COMPENSATION

 

A. 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 professional salary scale.

 

B. 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.

 

C. 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.

 

D. Non-Citizens

 

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

 

VII. 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.

 

 

EXHIBIT A Guide for Submission of Nominations Regents' Professors & Regent's Lecturers

 

EXHIBIT B Regents' Lecturer Program Nomination Form

 

 

VII. REVISION HISTORY

April 8, 1969 This policy was made effective.

 

April 13, 1970 This policy was revised and reissued.

 

March 18, 1978 This policy was revised and reissued.

 

April 8, 1980 This policy was revised and reissued.

 

September 2, 1982 This policy was revised and reissued.

 

April 20, 1989 This policy was revised and reissued.

April 24, 2018 Minor technical edits to update policy hyperlinks.

 

 


GUIDE FOR SUBMISSION OF NOMINATIONS

Regents' Professors and Regent's Lecturers

 

 

I. NOMINATIONS

 

A. 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.

 

B. 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.

 

 


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.