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Definition of Academic Unit - 1A1

An academic unit shall be defined as a department or a unit whose mission is preponderantly teaching and/or research and whose nature either

  1. reflects the existence of a demonstrably coherent field of knowledge which is likely to endure as such or

  2. reflects a research capability which is likely to endure and remain useful.

Approved by Chancellor effective 12/8/77
This policy was issued on February 1, 1996, replacing the April 30, 1984 version.
Document Reference: 1A1
Origin: SIUE Tenure Policy

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