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College Officer Emeritus status is an honor granted by the Board of Trustees to a college officer in recognition of significant and lasting contributions to the college. 
A candidate for College Officer Emeritus status (other than the president) shall be recommended to the Board of Trustees by the president.  A recommendation for the granting of President Emeritus status shall be made to the Board of Trustees by a sitting member of the board. 
For a college officer to be eligible and considered for emeritus status he/she shall have been retired or separated from the college for one year and shall have served at least ten (10) continuous years as a college officer, during which time he/she demonstrated a record of excellence in the following areas: 

  • Leadership 
  • Professional growth and development 
  • Student success 
  • Contributions to the college community deemed to have a lasting positive impact on the institution 

An award of emeritus status shall be by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees.  The status of College Officer Emeritus shall be conferred by the Board of Trustees in public session, with appropriate recognition by the college community. 
Policy Title: Board of Trustees Policy on College Officer Emeritus Status 
Policy Category: General 
Policy Owner: Board Chair 
Policy Administrator: Vice Chair 
Contact Information:  
Approval Date: May 14, 2013 
Effective Date: May 14, 2013 
History: N/A 
Applies to: Former College officer
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