University of Minnesota
Office of Human Resources

MOU - Non-Regular Faculty

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Pursuant to Section 980.300 of the 2001 - 2003 collective bargaining agreement between the parties, it is agreed that the following terms constitute a full and final agreement with respect to the certain issues regarding Non-regular faculty.

1. Within thirty (30) days after the beginning of each academic semester, the Employer shall provide the Association with information regarding Non-regular appointments during that term. This information shall include the names of Non-regular faculty, the department(s) in which they are employed, the term of their appointment, the courses, and the percentage of the appointment. Upon request of the Association, the Employer shall meet Association representatives to discuss the use of Non-regular faculty.

2. Appointments of two (2) consecutive semesters shall be assigned a set percentage for the entire term of the appointment.

3. Consistent with its rights provided in Section 002.164, the Employer shall evaluate its use of Non-regular appointments and shall attempt to use more multi-year appointment.

4. Understanding that earlier notices of reappointment are in the interest of the Members and that the Employer's ability to provide earlier notices of reappointment is subject to factors outside its control, the Employer shall continue its efforts to provide earlier notice of reappointment to Non-regular faculty.