Tenure

The policies and procedures for tenure are included in the University policy regarding faculty tenure (See University Policy Register 3342-6-14). Each academic year, tenure guidelines for Kent and Regional Campus faculty are distributed by the Office of the Provost.

  1. Necessary Conditions for Tenure

    1. Documented evidence that the candidate has achieved a significant body of scholarship and will continue and sustain a program of high-quality scholarship.
    2. Documented evidence that the candidate has achieved excellence as a teacher and will continue and sustain a program of high-quality teaching.
    3. Documented evidence that the candidate has provided effective service and will continue and sustain a program of high-quality service.

        
    Subsection D (below) offers guidelines and examples of acceptable documentation of scholarship, teaching and service, as well as criteria for evaluating achievements in each of the three areas.