Faculty Retirement with Modified Service

Policy number: 
06.054
Policy description: 

The University of North Texas (UNT) provides full-time faculty members the opportunity to voluntarily retire from full-time service and enter modified service at age 55 (or thereafter) or when the combined years of service and age equals 80, and begin benefiting from retirement annuities while still contributing to the mission of UNT.

Policy owner: VP for Academic Affairs
Policy contact: 
Elizabeth Oldmixon
Policy Director
Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Applies to: 
Faculty
Date Issued: 
Friday, September 1, 1989
References: 

Last updated: 

Date: 
10/08/2021
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revision expanded the scope of the policy to include non-tenure system faculty with multi-year continuing term contracts. Added a definition for Unit Administrators. Modified grievance process.
Date: 
09/17/2020
Comments: 
Moved from Human Resource, Chapter 5 to Faculty Affairs, Chapter 6.
Date: 
01/22/2015
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revisions to clarify the time of break in service.
Date: 
10/17/2008
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
01/01/2003
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
12/01/2001
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
06/01/1999
Action: 
Revision
Date: 
08/01/1996