Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this version of the document. It also contains information contact details for the subject matter expert.  To the right, a brief summary of the changes between this and the previous version is provided.

Professor Emeritus and Other Courtesy Titles Policy

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Status Current Indicates if this version of the document is in effect (Current), yet to come into effect (Future), or expired (Historic).
Effective Date 20th March 2018 This is the date on which this version of the document came into effect.
Review Date 21st November 2026 The next review of this document is scheduled to commence on this date.
Approval Authority University Council The noted authority approved this is version of the document.
Approval Date 20th March 2018 This is the date on which this version of the document was approved by the authorised authority.
Expiry Date Not Applicable This is the date on which this version expires. It may still apply, conditionally, after this date.
Responsible Executive Alex Zelinsky
This is the senior officer with responsibility for the document.
Enquiries Contact Office of the Vice-Chancellor General enquiries should be directed to the officer/area listed.

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

21 November 2023:  Following review by the Nominations and Governance Committee on 9 November, 2023, the policy review date has been extended to 21 November 2026.

25 March 2021: Faculty changed to College throughout.  Approved as administrative amendment, University Secretary.

16 July 2020:  Definition of “award” updated. Administrative amendment.

This is the first version of this document to be published in the new UON Policy Library. For all intents and purposes, this version is reflective of the version that was approved, published and in effect at the time the new Policy Library was launched.

In migrating the document to the new Policy Library it was subjected to reformatting, including the application of a new numbering system. The following information details the history of changes to the document prior to its publication in the new UON Policy Library:

20/3/2018 – Administrative amendment to reflect Nominations and Legislation Committee name change to Nominations and Governance Committee and to update reference to By-law.

20/3/2017 - Amendment to provide for circumstances where the nominated person holds an academic appointment of special distinction prior to retirement.

26/10/2016 - Updated version approved by the Nominations and Legislation Committee. Policy title amended. The “Guidelines for the Preparation and Assessment of Nominations for the Award of the Title Professor Emeritus” (previously an attachment to the nomination form) have been incorporated into the body of the policy, and the authority of the Vice-Chancellor in relation to other academic titles has been clarified.

22/7/2015 - Administrative amendment to implement Council resolution C15:028 in relation to the authority of the Nominations and Legislation Committee and to reformat. Policy was previously numbered 000597.

9/7/2015 - Administrative amendment to update policy owner and contact

23/5/2014 - Administrative amendment by the University Secretary to implement Council resolution C14:133 in relation to the authority of the Nominations and Legislation Committee.

29/8/2008 - Originally approved by the Council as the “Courtesy Titles Policy”

Clauses Amended:Policy/Schedule: All