This title may be used for nationally distinguished scholars, creative or performing artists, or researchers who would qualify for appointment at a University System of Maryland Institution at the level of Professor, but who normally hold full-time positions outside the University. Holders of this title may provide graduate students supervision, serve as principal investigators, and participate in departmental and college shared governance. Initial appointment is for three years and is renewable annually upon recommendation to the Provost by the unit head and the dean. Appointment as a College Park Professor does not carry tenure or expectation of salary.
See also information about appointment and renewal for College Park Professors.