Professor Emeritus/Emerita

The title Professor Emeritus/Emerita is an honour bestowed by the president upon retiring colleagues. It is given in recognition of retirees’ service to the University of Saskatchewan as teachers and scholars. 

Standards
The honour Professor Emeritus/Emerita will be bestowed if the following criterion is met:

  • The faculty member holds tenure and the rank of full professor at the time of retirement. Both in-scope and out-of-scope faculty are eligible.

Procedures
Submissions for the award of the title Professor Emeritus/Emerita may be considered at any time, but should normally be submitted well in advance of the retirement date.

The dean’s office is responsible for submitting an up-to-date curriculum vitae on behalf of the retiring colleague to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations.

Librarian Emeritus/Emerita or Archivist Emeritus/Emerita

The title Librarian Emeritus/Emerita or Archivist Emeritus/Emerita is an honour bestowed by the president upon retiring colleagues. It is given in recognition of retirees’ service to the University of Saskatchewan as librarians, archivists, and scholars. 

Standards
The honour Librarian Emeritus/Emerita or Archivist Emeritus/Emeritawill be bestowed if the following criterion is met:
  • The librarian or archivist holds tenure and the rank of Librarian at the time of retirement. Both in-scope and out-of-scope librarians are eligible.
Procedures
Submissons for the award of the title Librarian Emeritus/Emerita or Archivist Emeritus/Emeritamay be considered at any time, but should normally be submitted well in advance of the retirement date.

The dean of libraries is responsible for submitting an up-to-date curriculum vitae on behalf of the retiring colleague to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations.

What are the benefits?

For retiring faculty, the title Professor Emeritus/Emerita is also way to continue your relationship with the university, due to the following benefits:

  1. Library access including: 150 item limit, extended loans, 10 item hold limit, and free access to interlibrary loans. For more infomration on benefits from the library, see here.
  2. The ability to continue accessing research grants and funds.
  3. The ability to continue graduate student supervision.
  4. Continued access to university email and PAWS, which will automatically end every five years. This can be renewed at the faculty member’s request to IT Services
  5. Computer software for Professor Emeritus/Emerita can continue to be updated if the computer is owned by the U of S. Please contact IT Services for more information on this as well.
  6. Access to lab space or office space is at the discretion of the college/school.
  7. Continued ability to keep current parking spot after retiring with pre-authorized debits. Contact the Parking & Transportation Services office for more information and to set this up.

Questions?

For more information please contact the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations.