Policy Number

315.01, 315.02, 315.03, 315.04

Date Issued


Document Type

Policy (open access)


The appointment and promotion of lecturers, senior lecturers, and principal lecturers at Georgia Southern University are based upon the experience and academic background of the candidate as well as the instructional needs in the position. The designation applies to non-tenure track positions with special instructional functions. These positions are governed by all provisions of Board of Regents Policy Manual §, including being capped at no more than 20% of the institution’s full-time equivalent corps of primarily undergraduate instruction. (The 20% includes all lecturers, senior lecturers, and principal lecturers.) The administration shall facilitate a reasonable distribution among departments and schools in usage of these positions across the University.

Responsible Party

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Responsible Party

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


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