Professor Emeritus

The honorary rank of Professor Emerita/us is awarded, upon or after retirement from active academic duties, to professors who have served the University with distinction.  Distinguished service shall consist of teaching performance recognized by colleagues and students to be of exceptional merit, extensive research and publications of unusually high quality, contribution to the administration and development of the University of a creative kind, or a combination of some or all of these, and a record of professional conduct that indicates fair and ethical treatment of students and other members of the academic community.  The rank is considered the equivalent of an honorary degree.  It carries no duties or obligations, but its holder may be called upon for advice or counsel.

The Professor Emeritus Committee (composed of the President, Vice-President Fredericton (Academic), Vice-President (Saint John), Vice-President (Research) and faculty members on the University Honorary Degrees Committee) hereby invites nominations for this rank to be awarded in 2016 and beyond.  Nominations should be sent to the University Secretary and must include a full updated c.v. of the candidate as well as a short statement (1-2 pages) summarizing the nominee’s major contribution(s) to the University. The Committee has asked that the attached form accompany the nomination.

Nominations may be made by any member of faculty; however, the Committee requests that recommendations from individual faculty members be accompanied by a letter of support from the Chair and/or Dean in addition to the other documentation mentioned above.

Librarian Emeritus

This honorary rank is awarded, upon or after retirement from active duties, to such librarians as have served the University with great distinction.  Distinguished service shall consist of professional service or service to the University recognized by colleagues and students to be of exceptional merit, research and publication of unusually high quality, contribution to the administration and development of the University of a creative kind, or a combination of some or all of these, and a record of professional conduct that indicates fair and ethical treatment of students and other members of the academic community.  The rank shall carry no duties or obligations, but its holder may be called upon for advice or counsel.

Appointments to the honorary rank of librarian Emerita/us shall be made by the Board of Governors on the recommendation of the President.  The University Senate may make recommendations for appointment to this rank; such recommendations shall be made to the President for transmission to the Board.

Initial recommendations for appointment to this rank may be made by any member of the University to the Professor Emeritus Committee [the President, Vice-President Fredericton, Vice-President Saint John, Vice-President Research, and faculty members on the University Honorary Degrees Committee].  This Committee if it accepts a recommendation so made to it, shall transit the recommendation to the appropriate Senate; the Secretary of that Senate, if it approves the recommendation, shall transit the recommendation to the President.

The honorary rank of Librarian Emerita/us shall be formally conferred at a convocation of the University.

Nominations and all supporting documentation should be sent to the University Secretary by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, 9 February 2018.  The honorary rank of Professor or Librarian Emeritus/ta will be formally conferred at a convocation of the University.       

Deadline: Friday, 9 February 2018 by 4:30 p.m.