Faculty Emeritus

All faculty members who leave employment from Valley City State University are eligible for Faculty Emeritus Status if they are 55 years of age or older and have served Valley City State University for a minimum of ten full time years (or the part time equivalent of 10 full years).

Procedure:

  • Candidate may apply for Emeritus status or supervisor may nominate a candidate by writing a letter of application. Application must be submitted within six months after the retirement date. Candidate application is forwarded to faculty member's academic department.
  • The academic department makes a recommendation for Emeritus status by majority vote and sends it recommendation to the Vice President for Academic Affairs, who will make a recommendation to the President. The President makes the final decision.

Staff Emeritus

All employees who leave employment from Valley City State University are eligible for Staff Emeritus Status if they are 55 years of age or older and have served Valley City State University for a minimum of ten full time years (or the part time equivalent of 10 full years).

Procedure:

  • Candidate may apply for Emeritus status or supervisor may nominate a candidate by writing a letter of application. Application must be submitted within six months after the retirement date. Candidate application is forwarded to employee's supervisor.
  • Employee's supervisor makes a recommendation to the President. The President makes the final decision.
  • The title "Staff Emeritus" is conferred by the selected staff member's Vice President.

Benefits for Emeritus Faculty and Staff:

  • Retain your Viking ID card for admission to VCSU events
  • Parking permit to park in VCSU parking lots
  • Employee privileges to athletic events using your Viking ID Card (plus one guest pass)
  • Employee privileges at music events
  • Employee privileges at the library
  • Listing in the VCSU Employee Directory
  • Email Account
  • Annual Luncheon with the President and Alumni Association Board
  • Invitation to the Employee Recognition Banquet
  • Invitation to the President's Christmas Party
  • Christmas Card from VCSU
  • Employee privileges at the bookstore

Sponsored by: Staff and Faculty Senate
Drafted: May 2005
Adopted and Approved: July 2005
Revised: October 2008
Revised: October 2019