Promotion and Tenure Checklist

Submit only the approved university promotion and tenure document request for probationary faculty.

*Please use these dates as a guide for suggested deadlines.

Refer to the University Handbook for specific policy-related dates.  

 

2013  
Sept/Oct
Candidate prepares application materials and submits file to Department Head/Chair. (C111, C151)
Sept 13
Department Head/Chair solicits letters from outside reviewers. (C112.2, C152.2)
Oct 4
Documents made available for review by department faculty. (C112.1, C152.1)
Oct 28-Nov 1
Department faculty meet to discuss tenure and promotion (at least 14 days after documents made available to faculty.) (C112.3, C152.3)
 
Faculty may ask to meet with candidate. (C112.4, C152.4)
 
Faculty submit recommendations to department head/chair. (C112.3, C152.3)
Nov 11
Department Head/Chair submits recommendation and documents to Dean. (C112.5, C152.5)
 
Department Head/Chair's recommendation is forwarded to candidate. (C112.5, C152.5)
 
Dean forwards documents to College Promotion and Tenure Committee. (C113.2, C153.2)
Dec 2
College Promotion and Tenure Committee reports findings to Dean of College. (C113.2, C153.2)
Dec 9
Dean notifies candidate and Department Head/Chair of college and Dean's recommendations. Candidates may withdraw within seven days. (C113.3, C113.4 C153.3, C153.4)
Dec 20
Dean submits documents and recommendation to Deans Council of those candidates who have not withdrawn. (C113.3, C153.3)
2014  
Feb 7
Deans notify candidate and Department Head/Chair of the Dean's council recommendation.  Deans Council provides written report to candidate, department Head/Chair and Dean if finding differs from that of the college. Deans Council sends recommendations to the Provost. Candidates not recommended by the Deans Council have fourteen days to appeal to the Provost.(C114.1, C154.1)
Feb 28
Provost sends recommendations for tenure and promotion to President. (C114.4, C154.4)
Mar 10
Provost informs candidates of decision. (C115, C155)