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The materials below consist of regulations of the State University of New York Board of Trustees. However, it is not the Official Compilation of the Codes, Rules, and Regulations of the State of New York. Readers are advised to refer to the Official Compilation ( 8 NYCRR Part et seq )in case of questions.

PART 326

DEFINITIONS

Sec.

326.1

Terms

§ 326.1 Terms.

As used in these policies, unless otherwise specified, the following terms shall mean:

(a) University. State University of New York.

(b) Board of trustees. The board of trustees of State University of New York.

(c) Chancellor. The chancellor of State University of New York.

(d) College. A State-operated institution of State University of New York.

(e) Contract college. A statutory or contract college of State University of New York.

(f) Community college. A locally sponsored two-year college established under article 126 of the Education Law.

(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.

(h) Chief administrative officer. The head of a college or contract college, as the case may be, whether called president, dean, provost, director or otherwise.

(i) Academic staff. The staff comprised of those persons having academic rank or qualified academic rank.

(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.

(l) Professional employee. Professional employee shall mean an employee in the professional services negotiating unit, other than an employee with academic or qualified academic rank.

(m) Academic employee. Academic employee shall mean an employee in the professional services negotiating unit with academic or qualified academic rank.

(n) Professional staff. All persons occupying positions designated by the chancellor as being in the unclassified service.

(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.