4.17 / Tenure and Promotion - Outline of Process of Review
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
The process of review for tenure and promotion involves these steps:
Procedures have been established for appeal in the case of an adverse tenure
or promotion recommendation at the department and at the college level.
- Nomination for review.
- Departmental review of nominees by the departmental committee and by
- In favorable or appealed cases, college/school/University Libraries
review of department nominations by the college/school/University
Libraries tenure and promotion committee, and by the
college/school/University Libraries dean.
- In favorable or appealed cases, University review of
college/school/University Libraries nominations by the Tenure and
Promotion Committee and by the Provost and Senior Vice President.
- In favorable or appealed cases, review of recommendations by the
University President for final decision.
September 29, 1998
October 13, 2009