• Academic Personnel Decision Packet Contents

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    Tenure and/or promotion recommendation packets
    Promotion-only packets for tenure and non-tenure track
    Sabbatical recommendation packets
    Emeritus recommendation packets
    Renewal packets for tenure and non-tenure track faculty
    Post-Tenure File

    Tenure and/or promotion recommendation packets
     Using the cover sheet created for this purpose, these packets are created by the Dean's office and submitted to the Provost.

    • Dean’s recommendation to the President
    • Faculty Committee recommendation to the Dean
    • Faculty Committee 6th year review for tenure consideration (conversion to tenure track only)
    • Department chair recommendation (if applicable)
    • Curriculum vitae

    Confirmation of tenure and/or tenure with promotion decisions come from the President

    Promotion-only packets for tenure and non-tenure track

     These packets are created electronically by the Dean's office and submitted to the Provost:

    • Dean’s recommendation to the President
    • Faculty Committee recommendation to the Dean
    • Department chair recommendation (if applicable)
    • Current Curriculum Vitae

    Confirmation of promotion decisions come from the President

    Sabbatical recommendation packets 

    These packets are created electronically by the dean's office and submitted to the Provost:

    • Dean’s recommendation to the Provost
    • Faculty Committee recommendation
    • Sabbatical proposal

    Confirmation of sabbatical decisions come from the Dean

    Emeritus recommendation packets

    These packets are created electronically by the dean's office and submitted to the Provost:

    • Dean’s recommendation to the Provost
    • Faculty Committee recommendation to the Dean
    • Current Curriculum Vitae

    Confirmation of emeritus rank comes from the President

    Renewal packets for tenure and non-tenure track faculty

    These packets are created electronically by the dean's office.

    • Dean’s recommendation for renewal or non-renewal to the Provost
    • Faculty Committee recommendation to the Dean
    • Department or Program evaluation, where applicable
    • For non-tenure track candidates, materials presenting evidence of teaching and service
    • For tenure-track candidates, materials presenting evidence of teaching, service, and scholarly or artistic accomplishments

    Confirmation of renewal decisions comes from the Dean, indicating Provost’s recommendations.
      

    Post-Tenure File

    These files are electronic and are kept by the dean’s office, serving as a record of individual faculty member’s activities in the area of scholarship, teaching and service once tenure has been awarded. The first items in these files consist of the following materials:

    • Tenure/Tenure and Promotion Recommendation Packet (see above)
    • Memo from President to BOT with recommendation for tenure
    • Letter from President to faculty member confirming tenure/promotion has been awarded