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Administrative Resources

Supporting You and Your Department.

The Provost Office is here to support Department Chairs and Program Directors in many of the administrative facets of their position; from recruiting and hiring faculty to managing the department's curriculum.

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The Department Planning and Improvement (DPI) Process is an explicit requirement of the Higher Learning Commission to “maintain a practice of regular program reviews and act upon the findings.”

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In depth resources for curriculum proposals and changes, alternative credentials, the Miami Academic Incubator Program (MAPI), partnerships, and prioritization.

Pulley Tower taken from Western Campus showing the pond

Departmental Governance

Resources for Deparment Chairs and Program Directors for governance, including policies and procedures as well as the process for Consolidating, Partitioning, Transferring or Eliminating Departments.

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Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure

Resources for Tenure/Tenure-Track and TCPL faculty and administrators, including annual reports, promotion and tenure applications, and Regional faculty guidelines.
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Hiring and Recruitment

Administrator resources for recruiting and hiring of faculty, advising assignments and guidelines for faculty affiiiates, faculty qualifications, and joint faculty.
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Additional Support

Additional support and leadership resources, including the MAC Leadership Fellows and the Chairs Development Series.