TCPL Faculty Promotion Timeline

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Professor Scott Hartley, wearing protective glasses, talks with students in the lab, CAS

Effective 2019–2020

Assistant to Associate

Each fall semester, the candidate meets with their department chair to develop a Professional Development Plan which is also approved by the dean. In the spring of the second and third years, the candidate’s annual departmental evaluation is also submitted to the dean for review. Candidates are up for appointment annually with a non-reappointment notice by February 15 if not continuing.

TCPL Timeline - Assistant to Associate
Date Action
December 1 (Fourth Year) Candidate submits complete dossier to chair.
December-January Department (chair and committee, if one is in place) or program director reviews dossier.
February 1 Letter from department (chair and committee, if one is in place) and candidate’s dossier are submitted to academic dean.
March 1 Dean submits all promotion materials (e.g., dossier, chair letter, committee letter, dean’s letter) sent to Executive Assistant to the Provost.
By April 30 Provost sends letters to candidates.

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

A candidate receiving a negative promotion letter in the fourth year may reapply for promotion during the fifth year, following the same timeline as above.

A candidate receiving a negative promotion letter in the fifth year may not reapply for promotion again and the contract is not renewed.

Associate to Full/Senior

Promotion to full or senior rank requires a minimum of three years in rank at the associate level.

TCPL Timeline - Associate to Full/Senior
Date Action
Early in the fall semester of the candidate’s fourth or later year of service in rank Candidate informs chair as well as the dean about intention to apply for promotion to full/senior.
December 1 Candidate submits complete dossier to chair.
December-January Department (chair and committee, if one is in place) or program director reviews dossier.
February 1 Letter from department (chair and committee, if one is in place) and candidate’s dossier are submitted to academic dean.
March 1 Dean submits all promotion materials (e.g., dossier, chair letter, committee letter, dean’s letter) sent to Executive Assistant to the Provost.
By April 30 Provost sends letters to candidates.

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