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Promotion/Tenure Policies and Guidelines

Promotion/Tenure Policies and Guidelines

Faculty Promotions

Promotion to professor or associate professor award of tenure is an annual event occurring on July 1.  Get instructions for the process at Instructions for Senior Level Promotion or Tenure and get the cover sheet at the link to the right.

Timeline:

  • December 1 – tenured/tenure track faculty files are submitted to the deputy provost’s office for promotion/tenure effective the following July 1. 
  • Mid-January – non-tenure track faculty files are submitted to the deputy provost’s office for promotion effective the following July 1.

 

Promotion to senior instructor or assistant professor is a biennial event that may occur on January 1 or July 1.

Timeline:

  • Mid-November – files are submitted to the deputy provost’s office for promotion effective the following January 1
  • Mid-April – files are submitted to the deputy provost’s office for promotion effective the following July 1

 

The checklist for promotion to assistant professor or senior instructor is at the link to the right:  PROMOTION TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OR PROFESSOR OR TENURE.  

 

Promotion/Tenure Paperwork

Get recommendation forms and instructions here:  Instructions for Senior Level Promotion or Tenure and get the cover sheet at PROMOTION TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OR PROFESSOR OR TENURE.

The checklist for promotion to assistant professor or senior instructor is at the link to the right:  PROMOTION TO ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OR SENIOR INSTRUCTOR.

 

Promotion/Tenure Paperwork

Get recommendation forms for Forms for promotion and tenure from the office of the deputy provost.