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Promotion and Tenure Timeline

Effective 2014–2015
Action University Deadlines
1. Candidate informs chair and dean about intention to apply for promotion and tenure March 15
2. Candidate submits recommendations for external reviewers April 15
3. In consultation with the dean, the chair selects external reviewers May 1
4. Candidate submits materials for external reviewers to chair June 1
5. Chair sends candidate’s materials to external reviewers with deadline June 15
6. Deadline for receipt of external review letters August 15–September 1
7. Candidate submits complete dossier to chair and department P&T committee August 15
8. Departmental promotion and tenure committee review letter sent to chair September 21
9. Chair’s letter submitted to academic dean October 1 (for CAS)
October 7 (for other
10. Divisional committee reviews candidate’s materials October 1–21
11. Dean meets with divisional committee. If the dean’s intended recommendation is at variance with department’s recommendation, dean discusses decision with department. Dean also notifies candidates in writing of dean’s decision. October 10–November 1
12. Deadline to request reconsideration of negative promotion and tenure actions and submission of new evidence
Within 10 working days of being informed but no later than November 15
13. Dean/divisional committee reconsiders & renders decision on negative promotion and tenure actions On or before November 30
14. Promotion and tenure materials sent to University Secretary December 1
15. University Promotion and Tenure recommendations sent to Provost. Provost informs candidates (within ten working days) January 15
16. Provost sends positive recommendations to President January 25
17. Candidates receiving negative recommendations may request reconsideration and submit new evidence so long as the additional material was dated November 15 or earlier. Within ten working days of being informed of negative recommendation
18. President reports positive recommendations to the Board of Trustees February Trustees Meeting

Note: If the deadline date falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline date will occur on the following Monday.