ERIC Number: ED099043
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Reduction in Force. An Analysis of the Policies and their Implementation. Topical Paper No. 48.
Reduction in force (RIF) policies in community colleges are analyzed. The analysis focuses on the following topics: Regulations on Academic Freedom and Tenure (Gillis, 1971); RIF and Merit; Number of Colleges Involved in RIF; Strategies for Obviating RIF; Need for Carefully Prepared Policies and Procedures; RIF Policies; Faculty Participation; Activating the RIF Process; Seniority: Paramount Criterion for Order of Dismissal; Forms of Seniority; Departmental/Division Seniority; Seniority in Multicampus Systems; Seniority by Academic Rank; Notification of Dismissal; Rights of Dismissed Instructors; Severance Pay; Nontenured and Part-time Instructors; RIF and Affirmative Action; RIF and the Courts; Administrators and Liability for Damages; and Summer and Conclusion. A bibliography is provided. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.