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 Tenure, Promotion, Professor Incentive Review (PIR)and Post Tenure Review

4.16 / Tenure, Promotion, Professor Incentive Review and Post-Tenure Review Calendar
Any faculty member may nominate himself or herself for review for tenure or promotion.  Nominations may also be made by the chairperson.  For faculty members with probationary appointments, review for tenure must occur during or before the year prior to the last year of the probationary period.  No review for tenure will occur during the last year of a faculty member's probationary period. last year of a faculty member's probationary period.
January  1st Friday  Office of Planning and Analysis notifies deans that information on faculty eligibility for tenure and post-tenure review is available in Reporting Services in a folder labeled "OPA - Faculty Teaching History Tenure and Rank
April  1st Friday  Deadline for dean of college/school/university libraries to notify faculty sceduled for mandatory tenure review and post-tenure review with copi9es to the Provost and Senior Vice President
   3rd Friday  Deadline for faculty applying for promotion, professor incentive review and/or early tenure review to notify chair
   3rd Friday  Deadline for candidates requestion external review to notify chair and dean
May  1st Friday  Deadline for chair to notify dean of faculty applying for tenure and/or pomotion or professor incentive review
   3rd Friday  Deadline for sending initial request for external reviews, if any are tro be solicited.
   3rd Friday  Deadline for dean of college/school/university libraries to notify the Provost and Senior Vice President of faculty schedules for early tenure review and/or promotion or professor incentive review
September  2nd Friday  Deadline for completion of basic documents and secondary dossiers
   2nd Friday  Deadline for chair to notify eligible faculty tenure and/or promotion files are available for review
October  1st. Friday  Deadline for departmental reviews and votes on tenure and/or promotion and professor incentive reivew
   2nd Friday Deadline for department to notify dean of recommendations, and with in two (2) working days after the department's notificiation, the dean will notify nominees of the department's recommendation, the chair's independent recommendation, and the candidate;s right to appeal a negative decision.
Deadline for department chair/academic supervisor to complete post-tenure review with faculty member
   3rd Friday  Deadline for candidates to sign departmental cover sheet in dean's office indicating they have reviewed all documents being forwarded by the department
   4th Friday  Deadlilne for submission of appeals of or rebuttals to department level recommendations to the dean
   4th Friday  Deadline for inclusion of letters of external review
November  3rd Friday  Deadlilne for college/school/university libraries  cinnuttee ti transmit recommendations to dean.
Deadline for department chair/academic supervisor to communicate with the dean about any post-tenure outcomes resulting with faculty member(s) not meeting expectations
December  1st Friday  Deadline for dean to notify candidates and department chairs of committee's and dean's independent recommendatins and the candidate's right to appeal a negative decision or to rebut an evaluation statement
   2nd Friday  Deadline for candidates to sign college cover sheet in the dean's office indicating that they have reviewed all documents being forwarded by the college and within two (2) working days after signing, the dean will transmit materials to the Provost and Senior Vice President
   Thursday  (Prior to the 3rd Friday) Deadline for appeal of or rebuttal to college/school/university libraries level recommendations to the Provost and Senior Vice President
   3rd Friday  Deadline for adding material to the secondary dossier
January  2nd week  Regular meeting of the University Tenure and Promotion Committee
   4th Friday  Deadline for University Tenure and Promotion Committee tor eport recommendations to the Provost and Senior Vice President and to notify candidates and department chairs of the committee's recommendatiosn and the candidate's right to rebut the committee's evaluation
February  1st Friday  Deadline for submission of rebuttal statement by candidates to the Provost and Senior Vice President of the University committee's evaluation
   3rd Friday  Deadline for notification of candidates of recommendations to be made by the Provost and Senior Vice President to the President
   4th Friday  Deadline for University committee to identify problems in tenure policies and tenure and promotion guidelines to the Faculty Affairs Committee
March  1st Friday  Deadline for appeals, rebuttals, and/or petitions to the President of nagative recommendations
April  1st Friday  Final transmittal of Wichita State University decisions to the candidates