Office of the Provost





Academic Policies

Research Staff Termination


An appointment can be terminated whenever the external funding is not renewed. Even when continued funding may be available, reappointment may be denied for the following reasons: 1) lack of suitable facilities, 2) inconsistency with research priorities of the department or unit, 3) failure to maintain excellence in quality or productivity of research, 4) for cause. In such instances, the individual should be given one pay period notice in writing of termination.