- The University of Colorado is preparing to offer three-year contracts in the fall of 2013 to some instructors currently considered to be "at-will" employees with one-year teaching agreements.
- The extended contracts were announced on Thursday at a systemwide faculty leader meeting as a result of a state law allowing the longer contracts passed in the last legislative session.
- Non-tenure-track instructors qualified for the longer contracts will have to work at least half-time for the university in order to be considered, and not all instructors who qualify will receive an extended contract.
From the article:
Beginning next year, the University of Colorado will offer three-year contracts to some instructors who are now considered at-will employees with one-year teaching agreements. CU system spokesman Ken McConnellogue said the university is still ironing out the details and will begin by offering a designated number of the extended contracts in the fall of 2013. ...