Criteria for Promotion to Professor | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Criteria for Promotion to Professor

To be recommended for Promotion to Professor, the Department requires that a candidate shows a balanced portfolio of excellence across the three areas of research, teaching, and service.Only performance since the Faculty member’s promotion to Associate Professor will be considered when evaluating promotion to Professor.

For promotion to Professor, an excellent record in research would typically be a portfolio consisting of a minimum of five peer-reviewed journal articles that are generally ranked as A.  A portfolio that includes a higher quantity of peer-reviewed articles generally ranked as A or B journals or a lower quantity of articles generally ranked as A+ or A journals may also meet the criteria for excellence in research.