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Main Campus Schedule: 

Materials sent to all eligible faculty, including a letter to the faculty, a program description, frequently asked questions and answers, an Application for Participation, and Work Plan Request Form

August 1

Application Deadline

November 1

Decision on Application (1)

March 15

Agreement delivered to faculty accepted for program

April 15 preceding phase-down period

Signed Agreement due back from faculty (2)

May 31

Revocation Period ends

June 7

Phase-down period begins

July 1

Phase-down period ends, Retirement Date 

June 30 two years following commencement of the phase-down period



1. Faculty members who are not accepted for the Program will be given notice of that decision and have 60 days (required by law) to submit an appeal to the Administrator.

2. Tenured faculty members electing to participate in the program will be required to execute a formal separation agreement and release of claims against the University, including claims arising under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and must be given at least 45 days within which to consider the agreement.  In addition, such faculty members must be given a period of seven days after executing such a waiver to revoke her/his acceptance of the waiver.