§ 326.1 Terms.
(g) Council. A council for a college as provided for by section 356 of the Education Law and the board of trustees of the State University College of Environmental Science and Forestry as provided for by section 6003 of the Education Law.
(j) Academic rank. Rank held by those members of the professional staff having the titles of professor, associate professor, assistant professor, instructor, and assistant instructor, including geographic full-time faculty members having such titles, and rank held by members of the professional staff having the titles of librarian, associate librarian, senior assistant librarian, and assistant librarian. A geographic full-time faculty member is a person serving on the faculty of a medical center who is not employed on a full-time basis for the purpose of fixing compensation payable by the State but all of whose professional services and activities are conducted at the medical center or its affiliated hospitals and are available to the State on a full-time basis for clinical and instructional purposes.
(k) Qualified academic rank. Rank held by those members of the academic staff having titles of lecturer, or titles of academic rank preceded by the designations "clinical" or "visiting" or other similar designations.
(o) Professional title. Professional title shall mean the title of a position in the professional services negotiating unit, other than a position of academic or qualified academic rank, as shown on the budget certificate for the position on file with the State Director of the Budget.