The Director of Human Resources will prepare a letter of appointment under the direction of the President. The letter of appointment shall be offered by the President and shall include the beginning and ending dates. The faculty member shall accept his/her appointment by signing the letter of appointment. Acceptance of the appointment by the faculty member includes acceptance of the general conditions of employment set forth in the Cumberland University Faculty Handbook and policies of Cumberland University.
Year of Service For purposes of eligibility for promotion, a year of full-time employment for both nine-month and twelve-month faculty personnel is full-time employment for first (Fall) and second (Spring) semesters, the salary for which is chargeable to a single fiscal years budget. Employment of less than this period shall not constitute a year of full-time employment.