The University Record, January 17, 2000

For the record . . .

MLK event time change: “Magnifying the Issue: Violence in Schools and Understanding the Climate of Popular American Culture,” an MLK event taking place today is 3–5 p.m. at the School of Education, not 4 p.m. as listed in last week’s MLK events calendar. Sponsors of the program, featuring James Garbarino and Pedro Noguera, are the Schools of Education and Social Work and the MLK Symposium Planning Committee.

Habitat for Humanity: A Dec. 13 article on Habitat for Humanity projects undertaken by a an undergraduate group and students at the Business School incorrectly stated the Business School students are working on their second house. They are completing their fourth house.

Portions of Regents Bylaw 5.23 that should have appeared in italics in the Jan. 10 Record did not. Reprinted here are the proposed additions (italics) and deletions (strikethrough). Comments are due by Jan. 31 to the Office of the Vice President and Secretary of the University via e-mail to public.comments@umich.edu or fax to 763-8011.

Sec. 5.23. Clinical Instructional Staff

1. Clinical I Instructional Staff. Any academic unit may appoint professional practitioners in the community or within the University may be appointed at appointment fractions below 50 percent as clinical I professors, clinical I associate professors, clinical I assistant professors, clinical I instructors, or clinical I lecturers in order to supplement support the instructional program.

Appointments as clinical I instructional staff below 50% are on an annual or shorter basis and are without tenure. Appointment and/or promotion criteria shall be consistent with those for regular instructional ranks staff to the extent applicable.

Clinical I appointments or and reappointments are recommended by the appropriate instructional department unit and school, or college, or division and are approved by the president.

2. Clinical II Instructional Staff. An academic unit may be authorized to appoint clinical II instructional staff to support its instructional program only if a policy authorizing such appointments has been adopted by the school, college, or division in accordance with the bylaws of that unit and has been approved by the provost, chancellor (Flint or Dearborn), president, and Board of Regents.

Clinical II appointments are at appointment fractions of 50 percent or greater and are without tenure. The following titles may be used for clinical II appointments: clinical II professor, clinical II associate professor, clinical II assistant professor, or clinical II instructor.

Appointments to the clinical II track are for a fixed term, cannot exceed seven years in duration, and may be renewed. Appointment and promotion criteria shall be consistent with those for the regular instructional staff to the extent applicable. Further definition of the rights and responsibilities of clinical II faculty, not inconsistent with the bylaws of the Board of Regents, may be addressed by the bylaws of the academic units.

Clinical II appointments, reappointments, and promotions are recommended by the appropriate instructional unit and school, college, or division and are approved by the provost, chancellor (Flint or Dearborn), and president.

The vice president and secretary of the university shall maintain a list of those schools, colleges, and divisions that are authorized to make appointments to the clinical II instructional staff.

2. Physicians may be appointed to the Medical School at appointment fractions of 50 percent or higher as clinical professors, clinical associate professors, clinical assistant professors, clinical instructors, or clinical lecturers.

Appointment and/or promotion criteria, shall be consistent with those for regular instructional ranks to the extent applicable.

Clinical appointments or reappointments are recommended by the appropriate instructional department and the school, and are approved by the president.

Medical school appointments as clinical instructional staff at appointment fractions of 50 percent or higher may be for periods up to three years. All clinical appointments are without tenure.

3. Faculty may be appointed to the Law School and the School of Dentistry at appointment fractions of 50 percent or higher as clinical professors, clinical associate professors, or clinical assistant professors.

Appointment and promotion criteria shall be consistent with those for regular instructional ranks to the extent applicable.

Recommendations for appointment, reappointment, and promotion shall be made by the dean and approved by the president.

Law School and School of Dentistry appointments to the clinical instructional staff at fractions of 50 percent or higher may be for periods of up to seven years. All clinical appointments are without tenure.

4. Faculty may be appointed to the College of Pharmacy at appointment fractions of 50 percent or higher as clinical professors, clinical associate professors, clinical assistant professors, or clinical instructors.

Appointment and promotion criteria shall be consistent with those for regular instructional ranks to the extent applicable.

Recommendations for appointment, reappointment, and promotion shall be made by the dean and approved by the president.

College of Pharmacy appointments to the clinical instructional staff at fractions of 50 percent or higher may be for periods of up to three years. All clinical appointments are without tenure.