[Insert one of the following appointment paragraphs:]
Your annual salary will be ________. This initial salary is computed as follows: nine-month salary of $______ multiplied by a factor of 11/9, plus a stipend of $______ for the administrative duties as (Dean/Chair). Your duties will commence on (date).
If, in the future, you should return to a nine-month faculty position, your salary at the time will be $______ plus the percentage of changes which you have received in the meantime.
The (Dean/Chair) position does not carry tenure and you serve in that capacity at the pleasure of the President. We will hope, however, to continue this appointment for (four/three) years, with a review to take place during the (fourth/third) year. That review will include a solicitation of responses from faculty in the (College/School/Department).
[Insert basic duties and expectations here.]
[External Appointment. Insert only with initial administrative appointment:]
We will regard ourselves as mutually committed upon your returning a signed copy of this letter. This offer must be accepted within thirty (30) days of the date of this letter, unless the time for acceptance is extended in writing.
No oral representations can modify this written Letter of Appointment or written Charter, Policy, or Procedures.
We look forward to hearing from you soon so that we can both make firm plans.
I accept this offer.
______________________________________ ___________________________ (Name) (Date)