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Definition

"Promotion" is the elevation of a faculty member to the next highest faculty rank within the University. Promotion shall be viewed as recognition of a faculty member having contributed sustained and distinguished service to the University, the academic unit, and the campus to which the faculty member belongs.

Promotion is distinguished from reconsideration of rank, the guidelines for which are set forth in the FT-NTT CBA