Promotion & Tenure

Note: Faculty must now use the online "ePortfolio" system for submitting and reviewing materials for P&T.

Honors College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (2017 version)

Honors College Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (2007 version)

Annual Evaluation Criteria

Provost's Memo and P and T Materials

Templates for P&T Portfolio (Word documents):

5A. Teaching and Advising

5B. Quantitative Teaching Data

5E. Advising Table

7. Service Table

Promotion & Tenure Schedule

Fall Promotion and Tenure

  • May: materials for internal and external reviewers should be sent out
  • 1st Friday in September- last day for candidates to submit information to Program Assistant to Associate Dean for inclusion in the portfolios
  • Sept. 14- deadline for candidates to present finished portfolios ready for committees to begin review
  • 1st week in October- P&T full professors meet to discuss cases for promotion to professor 
  • 2nd Week in October- P&T meeting to discuss tenure/promotion cases
  • Oct. 24- reports of college P&T committee to candidates (with copies in portfolios) 
  • Oct. 31- candidate's response to committee report due
  • 2nd Week in November- meeting with candidates, chair of P&T, and Dean
  • 3rd Week in November-candidate has 5 days to respond (by this date)
  • Dec. 7, 2018: portfolios are due in Provost's Office
  • April: Provost makes recommendations to the President
  • May: President crtifies to BOT that tenure procedures have been followed. Candidate will be notified.


Spring Third-Year Review (Fall TYR deadlines in parentheses)

  • Portfolio prepared for evaluation 3rd Tuesday in February (September).
  • Committee Report to the P&T committee 3rd Tuesday in March (October).
  • Discuss committee report with candidates -3rd Friday in March (October).
  • Committee Letter to the candidate and Dean 1st Tuesday in April (November).
  • Candidate s Response 2nd Tuesday in April (November).
  • Dean s letter 3rd Tuesday in April (November).
  • Meeting of Candidate, P&T Chair, TYR Chair and Dean 4th Tuesday in April (Nov.).
  • Candidate s Response 1st Tuesday in May (December).