AC 09 Certification of English Language Fluency (formerly 02-02-16)


This policy establishes the responsibility of the University of Pittsburgh to determine that all individuals who teach possess adequate English language fluency for effective communication with students. This policy applies to all full-time, part-time, and visiting faculty, including teaching assistants and teaching fellows (TA/TFs), instructional staff, and other academic employees who teach at either the undergraduate or graduate level.


Category: Faculty and Academic
Section: Faculty Appointment and Tenure
Effective Date: March 29, 1991
Last Reviewed: July 11, 2023
Responsible Unit:
Responsible Executive: Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor
Policy Contact: