Faculty Handbook: Policies Governing Faculty Service
Resignations of Employment at the University of Arkansas
(Board Policy 405.3, revised March 9, 1984)
Resignation and Retirement
A faculty or staff member has a duty to give early notice of his or her resignation,
including the effective date of the resignation. Notice shall be given in writing
to the administrative head of the department to which the individual is assigned.
A copy of the letter of resignation, together with the recommendation of the administrative
head of the department, shall be forwarded immediately to the dean/director for acceptance
or rejection. The dean/director shall give written notice of acceptance or rejection
to the employee within five working days of receipt of the letter of resignation.
When the written acceptance of the resignation is forwarded by the dean/director to
the individual submitting his or her resignation, the resignation becomes final and
cannot thereafter be withdrawn. A copy of the letter of resignation and the acceptance
shall be forwarded to the Chancellor of the campus.
For information on the University of Arkansas Retirement Program see BOT policy 425.5 http://www.uasys.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/0425_51.pdf
See Fayetteville Policies and Procedures 412.0 for information on retirement privileges http://vcfa.uark.edu/policies/fayetteville/hmrs/4120.php