Contracts of employment made by the University with the members of its instructional staff are subject to the following exceptions and general regulations:
- The employment of members of the Departments of Aerospace Military Studies and Military Science, and coaches of the University athletic teams in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, whose tenures are fixed by the United States Air Force or Army, or by the Presidential Committee on Athletics respectively, are not governed by these regulations.
- Deans, directors, chairpersons, or heads of departments have such academic rank as may be given them. The duties and titles of administrative officers are separate from their academic ranks. The dismissal or resignation of officers from an administrative position does not impair their rights in their academic rank.