MCC Techtrail

1.12.00 – Procedure – Board of Trustees and Governance by Laws Granting Awards

Procedure for Granting Former Trustee or Foundation Board Member Emeritus Status

A former Trustee or Foundation Board Member of Montgomery Community College may be granted Emeritus status if he/she is deemed qualified by a majority favorable vote by the current Trustees of Montgomery Community College.

The candidate must be nominated by a current member of the Trustees, routed through the Office of the President. Nomination must be made within three years of termination of service to the college. After ascertaining the candidate meets the qualifications set forth by the Board of Trustees, the Chair will present the letter of nomination to the Board along with his/her recommendation.

Procedure for Granting Former Employee Emeritus Status

A former employee of Montgomery Community College may be granted Emeritus status if he/she is deemed qualified by a majority favorable vote by the current Trustees of Montgomery Community College.

The candidate must be recommended by a current employee and nominated by the President of Montgomery Community College. Nomination must be made within three years of termination of service to the college. After ascertaining the candidate meets the qualifications set forth by the Board of Trustees, the Chair will present the letter of nomination to the Board along with his/her recommendation.

Qualifications for Nomination of Emeritus Status

1. The candidate has served as a Board Member or Employee of Montgomery Community College for at least 15 cumulative years.
2. The candidate demonstrated active involvement in College affairs.
3. The candidate provided outstanding and measurable support for the mission, programs, and constituents of Montgomery Community College.
4. The candidate is no longer serving Montgomery Community College in an official capacity and has no plans to return to active service.

Privileges

Individuals granted emeritus status may enjoy the following privileges
1. Listed in the College catalog
2. Their name on a plaque honoring individuals with emeritus status
3. Special invitations to college events
4. Other recognition’s deemed appropriate by the Board of Trustees

Adopted: 2019