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AddRan College of Liberal Arts Tenure and Promotion Procedures for Faculty

AddRan Tenure and Promotion Calendar

AddRan Tenure and Promotion Format

Each candidate for tenure or promotion will compile one comprehensive file that
will be presented in a 3 ring binder for examination by relevant people in the Department,
the Faculty Advisory Council of the College, the Dean and those above. Supplementary
material described in secti
ons 5), 6), and 7) are limited to 10 pages each. A smaller
version, consisting of letters from chair, r
ecommendations of relevant department groups,
vita and the specified letters, will be provided
in multiple copies (8) for distribution to the
College and University Councils
involved in recommendations.
Contents of binder:
  1. Chair’s letter and recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee and/or tenured faculty
  2. Vita
  3. For tenure, annual tenure review letters
  4. Department Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria
  5. Evidence of teaching accomplishments

a. Listing of all courses taught with dates, including independent readings, dissertation or thesis, and number of students enrolled; must note all team-taught courses.

b.Evidence of teaching as prescribed by the Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria, e.g., peer reviews, SPOT.

6. Evidence of research accomplishments

      a. Three to five evaluative letters from scholars outside of TCU. Letters will be solicited by the Dean from a prioritized list provided half by the chair and half by the candidate, at least two of which will be from the candidate’s list.
      b. Cover page of each publication (for journals, include the editorial page of the journal) or acceptance letter. If the publications are in a non-English language, this material must be accompanied by a translation. Other relevant materials relevant to evaluation of research, consistent with Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria, maybe included, but are limited to ten pages.
      c. Maximum of 500 word statement of future research plans and their connection to previous work.
  1. Evidence of service accomplishments Up to ten pages of supporting materials that are consistent with Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria may be included. Original copies of books, articles, grants, and other materials relevant to the tenure or promotion process should be maintained in the Department office and made available should the dean, provost, or members of the College or University Faculty Advisory Councils wish to consult them. Department Tenure and Promotion
Procedures for Faculty

Criminal Justice

Economics

English

History

Modern Languages and Literatures

Philosophy

Political Science

Religion

Sociology / Anthropology

Spanish

AddRan College Tenure and Promotion

Each candidate for tenure or promotion will compile one comprehensive file that will be presented in a 3 ring binder for examination by relevant people in the Department, the Faculty Advisory Council of the College, the Dean and those above. Supplementary material described in sections 5), 6), and 7) are limited to 10 pages each. A smaller version, consisting of letters from chair, recommendations of relevant department groups, vita and the specified letters, will be provided in multiple copies (8) for distribution to the College and University Councils involved in recommendations.

Contents of binder:

  1. Chair’s letter and recommendation of the Faculty Advisory Committee and/or tenured faculty
  2. Vita
  3. For tenure, annual tenure review letters
  4. Department Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria
  5. Evidence of teaching accomplishments
    1. Listing of all courses taught with dates, including independent readings, dissertation or thesis, and number of students enrolled; must note all team-taught courses.
    2. Evidence of teaching as prescribed by the Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria, e.g., peer reviews, SPOT.
  6. Evidence of research accomplishments
    1. Three to five evaluative letters from scholars outside of TCU. Letters will be solicited by the Dean from a prioritized list provided half by the chair and half by the candidate, at least two of which will be from the candidate’s list.
    2. Cover page of each publication (for journals, include the editorial page of the journal) or acceptance letter. If the publications are in a nonEnglish language, this material must be accompanied by a translation. Other relevant materials relevant to evaluation of research, consistent with Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria, may be included, but are limited to ten pages.
    3. Maximum of 500 word statement of future research plans and their connection to previous work.
  7. Evidence of service accomplishments Up to ten pages of supporting materials that are consistent with Departmental Statement of Tenure and Promotion Criteria may be included.

Original copies of books, articles, grants, and other materials relevant to the tenure or promotion process should be maintained in the Department office and made available should the dean, provost, or members of the College or University Faculty Advisory Councils wish to consult them.