Space Plannig and Administration
Space Standards & Guidelines
7.0 APPENDIX: A - SPACE OCCUPIED BY RETAIRED FACULTY
MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND
PROCEDURES GOVERNING SPACE FOR RETIRING FACULTY
March 29, 2002
- Office or laboratory space may, depending upon the needs of the
university, be provided for a defined period to retired professors
who require it in order to continue their scholarly or creative
work on behalf of Memorial University.
- The space granted to retired faculty may be shared and shall
not adversely affect the quantity or quality of space provided for
non-retired faculty members.
- The Director of Facilities Management and Vice-President
(Academic), in consultation with the dean or director, shall be
responsible for deciding upon requests for space from retired
faculty members in accordance with these procedures.
- All assignments of space to retired faculty shall be reviewed
- Administrative heads will notify retiring professors one year
in advance of retirement of their need to formally vacate their
offices and laboratories.
- A retiring professor may at this time apply to the dean or
director for continued use of space, describing in this request
a) the space desired
b) planned use of the space
c) departmental support services expected
d) relevant activities carried out during the previous five
The dean or director will forward this request with his or her
recommendation to the Director of Facilities Management.
The Director of Facilities Management and Vice-Presiden
(Academic) will determine the future use of the retiring
professor’s vacated space. If ongoing accommodation has
been requested, a decision will be based upon the availability of
space together with the applicant’s contribution to the
University, the likelihood of continuing significant research,
and the availability of space.
Note: These Procedures complement those stated in the memo from
the Vice-President (Academic) of February 11, 2002 on Honorary