The classification of administrative faculty shall be used for those individuals whose primary responsibilities are administrative. Individuals who earn faculty rank and then become administrative faculty retain faculty rank and/or tenure and may advance in academic rank. Administrative faculty may be assigned an academic rank in the letter of appointment.

Administrative personnel who hold academic rank are subject to this handbook in their capacity as faculty members. Discipline of administrative faculty who hold academic rank shall take place in accordance with the provisions of this handbook concerning faculty discipline. Administrative faculty shall have the same grievance rights as other faculty.