Table 3. Assessment of University Citizenship for Promotion and Tenure


Citizenship Assessment

Examples of Accomplishments Corresponding to the Assessment Score

Exceeds obligations

Significant role in Department, Campus

College and/or University as evidenced by productive service on committees, active participation in significant events, effectively chairing committees, specific administrative assignments, meaningful public outreach

Meets obligations

Meets the minimal Department/Campus obligations


Does not meet obligations

Does not meet Department/Campus obligations in a timely manner or does not actively participate in significant departmental/campus events


Other components of service are also considered (including public outreach and public and professional service) in reappointment, tenure, and promotion decisions, and differs in their importance among Faculty members depending on each Faculty member’s duties and responsibilities within the Campus.