Professors Emeriti/ae Policy


October 1, 1992

Revision Date


A 12.11

Revision No.

  1. Upon retirement, a full professor who has served Simon Fraser University at that rank for ten years or more shall become Professor Emeritus or Professor Emerita of this University, a title held for life. The Board of Governors may confer the title on other retiring faculty members on the advice of the President acting on recommendations from the Department Chair and Dean.

  2. Professors Emeriti/ae shall be listed in the University Calendar, shall retain their eligibility to supervise graduate students under normal Senate Regulations, and shall be members of Convocation. Professors Emeriti/ae do not have voting rights.

  3. To enable Professors Emeriti/ae more easily to continue their scholarly activities and to remain part of the academic community, the Department Chair in consultation with the Dean shall endeavour to provide Professors Emeriti/ae with reasonable access, when feasible, to office and research facilities at the University including the administration of research grants.



    Questions of interpretation or application of this policy or its procedures shall be referred to the President, whose decision shall be final.

    October 1, 1992