Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti

Brief Description: 

Advises faculty and administration on policy and practice concerning tenure reduction, retirement, rights of emeriti.


There are currently a number of issues arising from the decentralization of TRP, a new policy on the status and rights of emeriti, and the consequences of the CBA. It may take several years to work through the implications.

Charge and Responsibilities: 

The Tenure Reduction, Retirement and Emeriti Committee shall advise the University faculty and the Administration on matters of policy and practice concerning all aspects of tenure reduction programs, conditions of retirement, and rights of the emeriti.

Membership Requirements: 

Membership of the Tenure Reduction, Retirement and Emeriti Committee is fixed and consists of 3 faculty, at least one of which must be an emeritus/emerita professor, and at least one faculty member who has signed up for the tenure reduction program, plus the University Benefits Officer (ex officio, non-voting) and the Vice Provost for Academic Personnel (ex officio, non-voting).

Reporting Deadlines: 

The Tenure Reduction, Retirement and Emeriti Committee shall make a report to the University Senate. At a minimum this report shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Senate President and Senate Executive Coordinator no later than the final University Senate meeting in May. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.

Current Members: 
MemberUnitContactTerm Exp June
Bruce BranchaudChemistrybbranch@uoregon.edu2016 
Frederick ColbyReligious Studiesfscolby@uoregon.edu2016 
TBD - Emeritus 2015 
Doug BlandySenior Vice Provost for Academic Affairsdblandy@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-Voting 
Kenneth DoxseeVice Provost for Academic Affairsdoxsee@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-VotingConvener
Ernie PressmanBenefits Officer - Human Resourcespressman@uoregon.eduEx Officio Non-Voting 
Category or Type: 

Standing Committee

Selection Process: 


Additional Information: 

Additional information can be found on the University Senate Committee Archive page.