[§304A-1003] Faculty members; exchange privileges; conditions. (a) The board of regents may contract for the exchange of members of the faculty of the university with members of the faculties of colleges or universities located without the State or the United States. Local members of the faculty so exchanged shall be paid their regular salaries out of the funds appropriated for the pay of members of the faculty of the university. The qualifications of all members of the faculties of the colleges or universities located without the State or the United States so exchanged shall be equal to those of local members of the faculty exchanged. Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, the requirements of citizenship and residence shall not apply to any member of the faculty coming to the State from any foreign state, country, or territory under any such contract of exchange.
All members of the faculty so exchanged by the State shall furnish their own transportation to and from the state, country, or territory with which exchanged.
(b) No compensation shall be paid by the State to members of the faculties exchanged from colleges or universities located without the State or the United States; provided that in any case where the local exchanged member of the faculty becomes incapacitated or, for any reason, leaves the exchange position permanently, the board may pay the visiting member of the faculty an amount not to exceed the salary rating of the local exchanged member of the faculty, such an arrangement to continue until the end of the period of exchange or until such time as some adjustment satisfactory to the board has been made. [L 2006, c 75, pt of §2]