Article 10: Schedule for Notification of Reappointment and Non‑Reappointment

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10.1 Members of the Instructional Staff other than employees in the HEO Series and in the Hunter College Campus Schools shall receive written notice of reappointment or of non‑reappointment on the following schedule:

(a) Instructional Staff Members in Tenure‑Bearing and Certificate‑Bearing Titles, Adjunct and Instructor Titles:

1. Persons hired on an annual basis in their first year of service shall receive such notice as follows:

Persons hired on September 1, on or before April 1;
Persons hired on February 1, on or before May 1;
Persons hired in Institutes and Centers, on or before May 1.

An individual who has had prior service in another unit of the University shall be deemed to be serving his or her initial year of appointment in the first full year of service at the new unit. This provision shall not be deemed to affect the accumulation of service credit toward tenure or toward a certificate of continuous employment.

2. Persons hired on an annual basis in their second or later years of continuous service shall receive such notice on or before December 1, except that:

Lecturers in their second year, on or before April 1;
Persons hired in Institutes and Centers, on or before May 1;
Persons reappointed as the direct result of a proceeding resolving a
grievance or complaint under Article 20 of the then
current agreement between the University and the PSC
(i.e., a Step I decision, a Step II decision, a settlement agreement,
arbitral award, or select faculty committee recommendation), on or before May 1.

3. Persons in adjunct titles hired on a semester basis shall receive such notice on or before December 1 in the Fall semester or May 1 in the Spring semester. Such notification of appointment shall be subject to sufficiency of registration and changes in curriculum which shall be communicated to the employee as soon as they are known to the appropriate college authorities.

An employee who has served as an adjunct in the same department of the college for not fewer than six (6) consecutive semesters (exclusive of summer sessions) during the three (3) year period immediately preceding the appointment, to whom the college intends to offer another appointment, shall be notified on or about May 15 of appointment for both the following Fall and Spring semester. Such notification of appointment shall be subject to sufficiency of registration and changes in curriculum in each semester, which shall be communicated to the employee as soon as they are known to the appropriate college authorities. Such notification shall also be subject to all other conditions of employment including, but not limited to, the workload provisions of Article 15.2.

(b) All other members of the Instructional Staff not otherwise specified shall receive such written notice:

1. On or before June 1 in the first year of service. An individual who has had prior service in another unit of the University shall be deemed to be serving his or her initial year of appointment in the first year of service at the new unit. This provision shall not be deemed to affect the accumulation of service credit toward tenure or toward a certificate of continuous employment.

2. On or before May 1 in their second year or later year of service.

10.2 All notifications shall be made by the President or his or her designee subject to financial ability and subject to ratification by the Board.

10.3 When timely notice of non‑reappointment has once been given, but it is later determined in the grievance procedure that there was some irregularity in the original decision not to reappoint, a subsequent notice of non‑reappointment, otherwise valid, given after the irregularity has been removed or corrected, shall be deemed timely for the purposes of this Article.

10.4 Teachers in tenure‑bearing titles in the Hunter College Campus Schools shall receive notice of reappointment or of non‑reappointment on the following schedule:

a) Teachers hired on an annual basis on September 1 in their first year of service shall receive such notice on or before May 1.

b) Teachers hired on an annual basis in their second or later years of continuous service shall receive such notice on or before April 1.