|1.|| The assignment of faculty and students to perform various teaching
activities within the scope of performing arts education is the exclusive
responsibility of the University of Washington and its several departments. Such
assignments are made solely on the basis of educational requirements, and are not
predicated on affiliation or lack thereof by faculty or students with non-University
organizations. The functions to be performed, the compensation to be paid, and all
other terms and conditions of the assignment are determined by the appropriate
|2.|| The University of Washington seeks persons for its performing arts
faculty whose creative scholarship must extend beyond classroom competency in such
a manner as to demonstrate overall academic and artistic achievement. Appointments
to the performing arts faculty are made on the basis of professional competency,
without regard to outside organizational membership. In turn, the measurements for
promotion and the granting of tenure require that the faculty member demonstrate his
or her competence through a variety of scholarly activities that may include his or
her public performance as an artist.
|3.||A.||The nature of the University of Washington's broad
commitment to teaching, research, and public service
requires that the University's courses of study cannot,
and should not, be limited to traditional classroom
instruction between teacher and student. Instruction
of students by faculty through performance is an indispensable
part of the University's educational responsibility.
This may take the form of student performances, faculty
performances, or performances in which both participate.
A creative interchange between similar institutions
is also indispensable.
|B.|| In addition, the University's responsibility calls for the use of
such teaching media as extension services, educational television, and other
University-sponsored programs which may involve individual or group performances.
Collectively, these and other continuing educational activities are the University's
means of extending new knowledge and educational experiences to the state's
population which looks to its principal state university to fulfill its educational
|C.|| The University also recognizes its responsibility to insure that
the many aspects of this teaching program, particularly in the areas of music and
drama in continuing education, do not inadvertently impinge on what may be legitimate
non-teaching, professional performances arranged by promoters, agencies, or
associations having public entertainment as their objective. Therefore, in the
scheduling of University-sponsored productions or as pertains to credit, non-credit,
or continuing education programs the appropriate dean or director will assign only
formally appointed University faculty members or regularly enrolled students to such
activities. The assignment of such faculty and students, particularly as it pertains
to performances for student credit, will be made only on the basis of the teaching
responsibilities or educational assignment of the individual.
|4.|| Because of the special character of performances involving the
faculty and students of the Schools of Music and Drama, the University will also
observe the following:
|A.||Faculty members may be expected to be regularly assigned to credit
and non-credit performances as pertain to their University responsibilities. No
compensation over and above regular faculty salary will be made for such performances,
since they are considered part of regularly assigned duties.
|B.|| Students assigned to credit or non-credit performances as part of
their regular student responsibilities will not receive compensation except when
appropriate under the prevailing teaching assistant, research assistant, or student
|C.||Nominal admission fees for performances, whether on campus or off
campus, will be charged only in those cases where such revenue is necessary to help
defray actual expenses, or to provide scholarship funds.
|5.|| The Schools of Music and Drama have established certain performing
groups, composed of faculty and students, which are used for training and
instructional purposes, or for University-authorized activities.
|June 1, 1972.|
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