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Promotion and Tenure Timeline

Effective 2017–2018

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

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