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Promotion Timetable

3.1 University policy for promotion requires that a candidate possess the terminal degree in his/her discipline in order to be promoted to Associate Professor or Professor. All UL faculty members possess the Master of Library Science (MLS) degree or equivalent, the terminal degree in librarianship.

3.2 In accordance with University policy, promotion to the rank of Associate Professor should not be ordinarily expected until a candidate has completed four years as an Assistant Professor.

3.3 In accordance with University policy, promotion to the rank of Professor should not ordinarily be expected until a candidate has completed five years as an Associate Professor.