i. While the Department of Pan-African Studies highlights the value
of undergraduate teaching, service, a candidate for tenure and
promotion is expected to achieve strong record of research/
publication and/or creative scholarship.
ii. The Department of Pan-African Studies recognizes that scholarly publications and/or creative scholarship may be realized through
collaborative projects, joint-authored work, and single-authored
works. The Department will recognize single-authored, joint-
authored scholarly works/creative scholarship and other
collaborative works/projects in tenure and promotion considerations
iii. Documented evidence for tenure and promotion of probationary Faculty member shall consist of those scholarly (publications) and/or creative scholarship materials produced since hired at Kent State University, except in cases where a Faculty member is eligible to exercise year (s) of credit granted toward tenure at the initial hiring and clearly stated in the candidate’s offer or appointment letter.