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Pre-Tenure, Promotion and Tenure, and Post-Tenure Review Calendar

Pre-Tenure Review

Steps Start Date End Date

Department Chairs Develop a Professional Development Plan with First-year, tenure-track Faculty members

8/24/2020

9/7/2020

Department Chairs notify faculty due for Pre-Tenure Review in 2021 of their responsibilities

2/8/2021

2/8/2021

Pre-Tenure Review portfolios Submitted

3/22/2021

3/22/2021

Review of Pre-Tenure Review Portfolios by the Pre-tenure Review Committee

3/22/2021

4/2/2021

Pre-Tenure Review Portfolios and Evaluation provided to the Department Chair by the Pre-Tenure Review Committee

4/5/2021

4/5/2021

Review of Pre-Tenure Review materials by the Department Chair

4/5/2021

4/16/2021

Chair provides Pre-Tenure Review Committee’s Evaluation and Chair’s Assessment of Strengths and Weakness to the Dean

4/19/2021

4/19/2021

Dean reviews Pre-Tenure Materials

4/19/2021

4/30/2021

Pre-Tenure Review results Provided to Department Chair and Faculty Member; Chair Reviews Pre-Tenure Review with Faculty Member

5/3/2021

5/7/2021


Promotion and Tenure Only

Steps Start Date End Date
Faculty Notify Deans of Intent to apply for Promotion and/or Tenure 7/6/2020 7/6/2020
Promotion and Tenure Materials from Faculty to Dean, submitted in Digital Measures 8/27/2020 8/27/2020

Departmental/School Committee Review

Steps Start Date End Date
Department Personnel Committee begins Promotion and Tenure Review 8/31/2020 9/3/2020
Department Personnel Committee begins Promotion and Tenure Deliberations 9/4/2020 9/4/2020
Promotion and Tenure recommendation from Department Personnel Committee to Department Chair, Dean, and Candidate 9/8/2020 9/8/2020
Opportunity for Optional Faculty Response 9/9/2020 9/10/2020

Department Chair or School Director Review

Steps Start Date End Date
Department Chair/School Director begins review of Promotion and Tenure Materials 9/11/2020 9/21/2020
Promotion and Tenure recommendation from Department Chairs to Dean and Candidates 9/21/2020 9/21/2020
Opportunity for Optional Faculty Response 9/22/2020 9/23/2020

College Review

Steps Start Date End Date
College Personnel Committee begins Promotion and Tenure Review 9/24/2020 10/8/2020
College Personnel Committee begins Promotion and Tenure Deliberations 10/8/2020 10/8/2020
Promotion and Tenure recommendation from College Personnel Committee to Deans and Candidates 10/12/2020 10/12/2020
Opportunity for Optional Faculty Response 10/13/2020 10/14/2020

Dean Review

Steps Start Date End Date
Deans begin review of Promotion and Tenure Materials 10/15/2020 10/29/2020
Promotion and Tenure recommendation from Deans to Provost/EVP and candidates 10/29/2020 10/29/2020
Opportunity for Optional Faculty Response 10/30/2020 11/02/2020

Provost/EVP Review

Steps Start Date End Date
Review begins of Promotion and Tenure materials by Provost/EVP 11/3/2020 11/3/2020
Promotion and Tenure Recommendations from Provost/EVP to President 11/20/2020 11/20/2020
Promotion and Tenure Recommendation Letters from Provost/EVP to Candidates 12/7/2020 12/7/2020
Opportunity for Optional Faculty Response 12/8/2020 12/9/2020

President Review

Step Start Date End Date
Review begins of Promotion and Tenure materials by President 12/10/2020 1/7/2021
Promotion and Tenure Recommendation Letters from President to Candidates 1/8/2021 1/8/2021

Actions

Step Start Date End Date
Updates of Departmental Standards of Excellence and Criteria for Promotion and Tenure 1/27/2021 1/27/2021
Notification letter from Deans to Faculty eligible to apply for Promotion and Tenure 4/7/2021 4/7/2021
Faculty Promotion and Tenure changes from Provost/EVP to HR 4/21/2021 4/21/2021
Faculty Notify Deans of Intent to apply for Promotion and/or Tenure 7/7/2021 7/7/2021

Post-Tenure Review

Steps Start Date End Date

Faculty for Post-Tenure Review Submit Documents to Evaluator

1/13/2021

1/13/2021

Academic Deans Notify Faculty Scheduled for Post-tenure Review in the following Spring

1/8/2021

1/8/2021

Professional Development Plan Evaluator Submits Documents to Post Tenure Review Committee

1/22/2021

1/22/2021

College or Unit Post-Tenure Review Committees begin deliberations

1/25/2021

1/25/2021

College or Unit Post-Tenure Review Committee Notifies Faculty Member, Evaluator, Dean, and Provost/VPAA

2/5/2021

2/5/2021

Dean's Post-Tenure review evaluation sent to Faculty, Chair, and Provost/VPAA

2/19/2021

2/19/2021

Formation of University Post-Tenure Review Committee by Provost/VPAA

2/22/2021

2/22/2021

Deadline for Filing Revised Professional Development Plans for Post-Tenure Review with Dean

3/3/2021

3/3/2021

Letter of appeal of Unsatisfactory Review from Faculty to Post-Tenure Appeals Committee

3/8/2021

3/8/2021

Re-Evaluation Process Notification by College or Unit Post-Tenure Review Committee

3/22/2021

3/22/2021

Letter of appeal of Unsatisfactory Review from Faculty to Provost and President

4/9/2021

4/9/2021