SAMPLE OFFER LETTER:  COURTESY

                                                NON-Departmentalized College/School





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Dear <Candidate’s name>:


I am pleased to inform you that the Administration has authorized me to offer you a courtesy appointment to the faculty of the <College/School> of                                   effective <DATE>.  This is a zero percent time, no stipend appointment, which will continue as long as it is mutually agreeable with your home <college/school/department/section>, the <College/School> of                                                  , and you.  Your academic title and rate will continue to be determined by the <College/School/Department/Section> of                                       .


When a portion of the salary will be paid by the courtesy department Although this is a zero percent time, no stipend appointment, <College/School> will pay <%> of the assignment in your primary position.  This courtesy assignment has an end date of <DATE>. Your academic title and rate will continue to be determined by the <College/School/Department/Section> of                                  .

 When the courtesy department will pay no portion of the salary This is a zero percent time, no stipend appointment, which will continue as long as it is mutually agreeable with your home <college/school/department/section>, the <College/School >of                                 , and you.  Your academic title and rate will continue to be determined by the <College/School/Department/Section> of                                  .



All appointments to the faculty are subject to confirmation by the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System.  Faculty members are subject to the relevant provisions of the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Regents and the Handbook of Operating Procedures of The University of Texas at Austin and to applicable state and federal laws.

                                                                                               

College/School voting rights <are/are not>extended with this appointment.  It is our hope that this appointment will enhance relations with the <college/school>.  We welcome your participation in course development, course cross-listing, colloquium, joint programs, projects and other activities in the <college/school>.


Please indicate your acceptance of this appointment by signing the original of this letter and returning it to me.  The copy should be retained for your records.


Sincerely,



<Name>

Dean



I accept this offer of appointment:




                                                                                                                                   

(Name of candidate)                                     Date


cc:        Executive Vice President and Provost Gregory L. Fenves

            Dean <Name> (of home college/school)

            Professor <Name> (of home department/section chair/director, as applicable)