Promotion & Tenure

Information on the Working Group on Faculty Evaluation Policies and Practices, which was charged by Provost S. Jack Hu with helping develop revisions to the University’s policies and practices on faculty promotion and tenure, annual evaluation, and post-tenure review, is available here.

Promotion Guidelines for Different Faculty Ranks

Tenure Track (Asst Professors, Assoc Professors, Professors) & Instructors

Academic Professionals

Clinical Faculty

Lecturers

Librarians

Public Service Faculty

Research Scientists



Annual Memos & Approval Reports

2021–22 Deadlines for Selected Faculty Promotions (Academic, Clinical, Academic Professional & Lecturer Ranks) and Tenure Recommendations

2021–22 Deadline for Promotion of Librarians, Public Service Faculty & Research Scientists

2020-2021 Promotion and Tenure Updates and Clarifications

2021-2022 Promotion and Tenure Updates and Clarifications

2021 Public Service Promotions Memo

FY20 Promotion Approvals

FY20 Tenure Approvals

COVID-19 Impacts on Faculty Productivity for Promotion and Tenure



Dossier Submission Materials

eLC Electronic Dossier Submission Procedures (Tenure Track)

eLC Electronic Dossier Submission Procedures (Non-Tenure Track)

Electronic Dossier Checklist Revised 6/3/17

Recommendation for Promotion Form For Tenure Track/Tenured Faculty (9/13/17)

Recommendation for Promotion Form For Academic Professional, Lecturer, Librarian, Public Service, and Research Scientist Ranks (3/30/16)

Recommendation for Promotion Form For Clinical Faculty (3/30/16)

Recommendation for Tenure Form (3/30/16)

Example of Letter of Transmittal

Example of Table of Contents (8/5/15) 

Deans Cover Letter Template


Post Tenure Review

2021–222 Post-tenure Review Deadlines

2021–22 Post-tenure Review Survey

Post Tenure Review Policy



Promotion and Tenure Workshops

Find the current list of upcoming workhops on this page.  Below you'll find recordings of past sessions: 

Promotion and Tenure Procedures Workshop Video (02/27/2021)

Promotion and Tenure Dossier Workshop Handout (2022)

Promotion and Tenure Dossier Workshop Video (2/22/2021)

Academic Professional Promotion Workshop Video (2/18/2021)

Promotion and Tenure Procedures Workshop (10/27/21)