EMERITUS STATUS RECOMMENDATION

YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED FACULTY, EXECUTIVE AND PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF,

THROUGH NOMINATIONS BY THEIR PEERS, WHO DEMONSTRATE A DISTINGUISHED PROFESSIONAL CAREER AND

AS HAVING MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE UNIVERSITY.

 

          Nomination for conferral of emeritus follow the "Emeritus Nomination Guidelines" and utilize the "Emeritus Nomination" form. Completed forms must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources by the second Monday in April prior to the June Board of Trustee meeting for board approval. Individuals may only be nominated once for conferral of emeritus status.The Board of Trustees of Youngstown State University may confer the title "emeritus" upon University faculty and executive and administrative officers upon retirement or posthumously in recognition of long and meritorious service.
 
Nominees are evaluated on the following criteria:
  • Length of Service (typically totaling more than ten years);
  • Overall quality of that service;
  • Contribution to the University;
  • Service to society beyond the University community
Procedures for Emeritus Status Recommendations:
  • Department Chairperson or Department Head initiates the nomination of Emeritus-eligible retirees by completing section 1 of the new nomination form, includes support documentation
  • Academic Dean/Executive Director completes section 2 and forwards it to the Provost or Vice President.
  • DEADLINE for completed Emeritus Nomination form to Human Resources (benefits@ysu.edu) Monday April 12, 2021 by 5pm
  • The Office of Human Resources will secure the President’s recommendation and signature.
  • Forms/submissions received after April 12, 2021 may be forwarded to the President for review but will be held until the following year

 

 

For more information please refer to University Policy - 7-17 Emeritus status*

Emeritus Nomination Form*

 

2021 Emeritus Eligible Retirees*

 

Conferred Emeritus*

 

Important Dates for 2021:

  • Nominations may be submitted beginning March 1, 2021
  • Nominations must be returned to the Office of Human Resource by Monday April 12, 2021 by 5pm. 
    • Forms must have all appropriate signatures before being submitted to the Office of Human Resources. Forms that are not complete may be deferred to the following year for consideration. Nominations must be returned to the Office of Human Resource by Monday April 12, 2021 by 5pm.   
  • Youngstown State University Board of Trustees will review recommendations at the June 2021 board meeting