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Promotion & Tenure Dates For AY 2015-2016


Dates for Faculty Who Are NOT Being Reviewed for Promotion and Tenure during 2015-2016

Committee recommendation to Department Head

  • First year and all other years except third year: December 1, 2015
  • Third Year: October 26, 2015

Department Head recommendation to Dean

  • First year and all other years except third year: December 15, 2015
  • Third Year: November 10, 2015

Dean recommendation to Provost

  • First year and all other years except third year, if satisfactory progress is being made: No date required
  • Third Year: November 20, 2015

If non-renewal, President's notification to candidate

  • First and second years except third year: March 1, 2016
  • Third Year: December 10, 2015
  • Fourth and Fifth Years: January 29, 2016

Dates for Faculty Who ARE Being Reviewed for Promotion and Tenure to Associate Professor during 2015-2016

  • Solicitation of external peer review letters: September 15, 2015
  • Committee's recommendation to Department Head: December 1, 2015
  • Department Head's recommendation to Dean: December 15, 2015
  • Dean's recommendation to Provost: January 11, 2016
  • President's recommendation for promotion and tenure: Prior to April 2016 Trustees Meeting
  • President's notification of denial of tenure to candidate: April 15, 2016

Dates for Faculty Who ARE Being Reviewed for Promotion to Professor during 2015-2016

  • Solicitation of external peer review letters: September 15, 2015
  • Committee's recommendation to Department Head: December 1, 2015
  • Department Head's recommendation to Dean: December 15, 2015
  • Dean's recommendation to Provost: January 11, 2016
  • President's recommendation for promotion: Prior to April 2016 Trustees Meeting
  • President's notification of denial of promotion: April 15, 2016