Table 1. Appropriate Outlets for Research

Journal Ranking for Guidance in RTP Decisions is listed in the Department's web site at: http://mismain.bsa.kent.edu or through the Department office.

A+ Journals

Highest ranking journals in discipline as measured by criteria established by the college

A Journals

High ranking journals in discipline as measured by criteria established by the college

B Journals

Middle tier journals

C Journals

Low tier journals, book chapters, conference proceedings

For the purpose of evaluating candidates’ scholarship and research for tenure and promotion, the points in Tables 2 and 3 are determined by assigning journal publication levels the following point values: 

 

A+

=

8

A

=

4

B

=

2

C

=

1