6.2 Guidelines for Submissions of Promotion/ Tenure Material

Governing Policies

Section 8, Faculty Handbook – Promotion and Tenure

Procedure

For additional considerations on preparing an application package that includes information relevant to the various Committees, Department Head and Provost, please see Section 6.4 of this Procedures Manual.

Application package specifics conforming to the Faculty Handbook for each type of faculty are provided below.

Faculty seeking promotion and/or tenure should submit to their Department Head a promotion and/or tenure application package that includes the sections defined below. The format of, and submission date by which these materials should be submitted is communicated to campus by the Office of Academic Affairs prior to the end of the Spring semester.

Each application package must include, in the order given, the sections defined in the Package Template provided on the Academic Affairs website. Packages for consideration of promotion of Teaching, Research and Library faculty may exclude certain sections. Required and permissible package exclusions are as defined in the following table.

Faculty Type Package Exclusions
Tenure/Tenure Track None. All elements shown in the outline must be included.
Teaching Items 5c – Scholarly Activities, and 5d – Publications and Presentations may be omitted if not relevant. Item 9 – External evaluation letters must be omitted. Items 11b – Scholarly Achievements, 11c – External Fund Raising, and 11d – Student advising may be omitted if not relevant.
Research Item 5b – Teaching and Related Activities may be omitted if not relevant. Item 11a – Teaching Accomplishments may be omitted if not relevant.
Library Items 5b – Teaching and Related Activities, 5c – Scholarly Activities and 5d – Publications and Presentations may be omitted if not relevant. Items 11a – Teaching Accomplishments, 11b – Scholarly Achievements, 11c – External Fund Raising and 11d – Student Advising may be omitted if not relevant.

Last Revision:

January 2, 2020