Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Criteria and the Criteria and Processes Relating to Other Faculty Personnel Actions

University policy regarding reappointment, tenure, and promotion, including the means of initiating promotion and tenure and the procedures for both, are contained in the UPR and the CBA.  These policies are supplemented each academic year by a document provided by the Provost’s Office.  Procedures for reappointment, tenure, and promotion are detailed in these documents. Each year, the Department Chair will distribute the Provost’s schedule noting the timeline for submission of documents for reappointment, tenure and promotion to each Faculty member in the Department. The Department’s role in matters of reappointment, the granting of indefinite tenure, and promotion in rank is defined by the policies stated in the University Promotion and Tenure Policy.  The following is supplemental and specific to the Department. Judgments based on sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or political activity or other legally-protected categories are expressly forbidden.