Persons Covered

This Policy applies to all paid academic staff members, whether part time or full time, of the University of Illinois. The academic staff includes the faculty ranks of professor, associate professor, assistant professor (and all of the foregoing whose appointments contain such terms as "research," "adjunct," "visiting," or "clinical"), instructor, and lecturer, as well as academic professionals and postdoctoral associates. All covered persons are referred to herein as "academic staff members." For the purpose of this Policy, students, including medical residents, are not considered academic staff.