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Publications

Faculty must be able to document the impact of the work beyond scholarly writing. The merit of Scholarship in this area will be determined by a number of factors including:

  • Weighted according to the stature of the publication or publishing organization (local/regional/national/international)
  • The distribution of content (local/regional/national/international)
  • Citations
  • The nature of the work (editor of a book, sole authored book, coauthored book, book chapter, feature article, critical review, book review, etc.)
  • Peer reviewed work will be weighted according to:
    • Acceptance rates
    • Author retention process
    • Critical review
    • Other key indicators that define the merit and impact of the work.
  • Non-peer reviewed work will be weighted according to:
    • Impact of the contribution to recognized creative and professional readership
    • Other key indicators that define the merit and impact of the work.