2:044 Emeritus Faculty, Professionals, and Administrators
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2:044 Emeritus Faculty, Professionals and Administrators


Austin Peay State
Emeritus Faculty, Professionals and Administrators

Issued:  March 8, 2017

Responsible Official:  Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Responsible Office:  Office of Academic Affairs


Policy Statement

The university offers emeritus status to eligible faculty.


This policy establishes the eligibility and privileges for emeritus faculty and professional and administrative personnel.



All faculty and professional and administrative personnel having served the University sufficient length of time to qualify for State retirement benefits shall be eligible to become emeritus faculty upon retirement from Austin Peay State University.  Appointment to emeritus status shall be by the President of the University following appropriate consultation with University representatives.


Emeritus faculty and administrators shall be entitled to certain privileges common to the University faculty that are within the power of the University to grant and that can be provided without imposing a direct expenditure of State funds.  These privileges carry with them the same general responsibilities as for regular faculty and administrators. 

Emeritus faculty and administrators, among other privileges, shall be entitled to maintain an ID card, which shall identify the member as having emeritus status, and entitle the holder access to certain University facilities and services commonly available to faculty and shall include: 

  1. The Felix G. Woodward Library and its facilities and services.
  2. Complimentary faculty parking sticker.
  3. Rights and responsibilities relative to ticket purchases for University functions as provided by the Office of University Advancement.
  4. Gymnasium privileges common to faculty.
  5. Access to outdoor tennis courts when available.
  6. Appropriate discounts at the bookstore.
  7. The right to a web site in the university system.
  8. The right to an e-mail address in the university system.
  9. One central office for the use of emeritus faculty, furnished and supplied, and with computer and printer available.
  10. Access to selected mailings.
  11. Participation in convocation and commencement exercises.
  12. Existing season ticket holders at time of retirement receive two complimentary tickets to athletic events excluding club, suites, or other specialty seating.

Revision Dates

APSU Policy 2:044 (previously 5:009) – Rev.: March 8, 2017
APSU Policy 2:044 – Rev.: August 6, 2015
APSU Policy 2:044 – Issued: January 13, 2003

Subject Areas:

Academic Finance General Human
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President: signature on file