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