Tenure & Promotion
PROCEDURES FOR PREPARATION OF RECOMMENDATION FOR TENURE AND PROMOTION
The recommendations should be as detailed and current as possible since they are the basis on which decisions are made by University administrators and committees.
Who Prepares the Packets
The faculty member is responsible for preparing the vita and supporting materials and must attest to its completeness prior to submission.
Sequence of Required Items
Please put the tenure packets in the following order:
A. Items below (1-4) should be addressed by the Chair (or Dean if your school is not organized on a departmental basis) and sent as a formal memorandum to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. A separate memorandum must be submitted for each person.
- Dean’s final recommendation. Include the judgment of the departmental or college advisory committee. Give specific recommendations of action to be taken.
- Recommendations – All departmental and college-level recommendation letters.
- Annual Tenure and Promotion Review letters.
- External review letters. Letters to include assessment of scholarship or creativity.
C. Personal letter.
D. List of all available additional materials for review. Table of contents from materials folder.
How to Submit
A BOX folder will be set up for each college and school. All packets must be submitted to the appropriate folder.