Tenure/Tenure-Track Faculty Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) Committee

  1. The policies and procedures which govern the College’s ad hoc Tenured/Tenure-Track Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion (RTP) Committee are included in the University Policy Register and the Tenured/Tenure-Track Collective Bargaining Agreement. Procedural and operational guidelines for this committee are provided annually by the Office of the Provost. This committee reviews materials relevant to the professional performance of faculty who are candidates for reappointment, tenure, or promotion in rank, and makes recommendations to the Dean on each of these personnel decisions. The recommendations of this committee and the Dean, together with the materials assembled for the committee by the candidates, are forwarded to the Provost. 
  2. The RTP Committee is an ad hoc CAC committee and is described below. 
    1. RTP Membership
      1. The RTP Committee consists of all tenured members of the College Advisory Committee, except for ex-officio, non-voting members of the CAC, plus all tenured Faculty in the College with the rank of Professor. Ad hoc RTP Committees shall consist of those members specified by the Tenured/Tenure-Track Collective Bargaining Agreement and the University Policy Register.
      2. The Dean of the CAE will serve as the non-voting Chair of the RTP Committee.
    2. RTP Responsibilities
      1. The ad hoc Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Committees will evaluate candidates, will vote on candidates, and will make recommendations to the Dean for reappointment, promotion, and tenure on the basis of criteria specified in Section III.1 (Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion of Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty) of this Handbook. This responsibility of the committee will be in accordance with University policies.
    3. RTP Meetings
      1. The RTP Committee will be convened by the Dean and will meet as deemed necessary and in accordance with deadlines established by the University’s reappointment, promotion, and tenure procedures.