Ordinance 20: Visiting Professors and Visiting Readers
20.1 This procedure is made within the terms of the Regulations of the University of London.
20.2 The College may confer the title Visiting Professor or Visiting Reader to Goldsmiths College on persons of distinction in appropriate fields who are not members of staff of the University nor of any College or Institute of the University.
20.3 Appointments shall be made by the Warden on behalf of Council and reported to Academic Board.
20.4 Appointments will be made for an initial period of up to two academic years and may be renewed annually thereafter up to a normal maximum total period of five years.
20.5 The duties of each Visiting Professor and Visiting Reader shall be prescribed by the Warden at the time of appointment. These duties shall normally include teaching and/or research in the department or departments to which the Visiting Professor or Visiting Reader is attached.
20.6 Visiting Professors and Visiting Readers appointed under these Regulations shall not automatically be members of the appropriate University Academic Committees but may be co-opted as 'Other Persons'.
20.7 Within the College, Visiting Professors and Visiting Readers shall have such privileges and rights as members of the academic staff as the College shall determine.
20.8 A person awarded the title of Visiting Professor or Visiting Reader shall not by virtue of the title become a member of the University of London.