Academic Policy  1405.121

Schedule of Deadlines and Notifications for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

May 1*

Last day for chair/head (or directors) to inform each faculty member (including new faculty) in writing of the annual review schedule, criteria, workload assignment, procedures, requirements, and instruments for the upcoming academic year (including a copy of this schedule). Use Memo in Academic Policy 1405.12A.

May 5

Last day for non-tenure-track faculty members to request nomination for promotion in the Fall.

August 10

Last day for non-tenure-track faculty candidate for promotion to submit complete dossier for online review system [—dossiers for review can be emailed (or jump drives/cds shipped) to external peer reviewers] and internal (departmental and college) committees will use university online system.

September 15

Last day for chair/head (or directors) to inform each new nine-month, non-tenure-track faculty member in writing of the criteria, workload assignment, procedures, and instruments that are to be used in assessing his or her work for the current year, including a copy of this schedule OR no later than 30 days after beginning employment in connection with a first appointment whenever employment begins.

October 1

Last day for candidate to be provided with a redacted copy of external review letters prior to unit committee review.

October 8

Deadline for candidate to respond in writing to any substantive issues raised in external review letters.

Between October 22** and November 19**

  • Unit committee sends to candidates for promotion a copy of its recommendation and statement of rationale.
  • Unit tenured faculty sends to candidates for promotion a copy of its recommendation and numerically recorded vote.
  • Chair/head of unit informs the faculty member in writing of his or her recommendation and the rationale.
  • Chair/head of units provide deans with nominations for non-tenure-track promotion.

December 10*

Last day for deans (or directors) to forward to provost nominations for non-tenure-track promotion. (The dean will have reported his or her recommendations and statements of rationale to the candidates for promotion and their chairs/heads prior to forwarding them to the provost.)

January 28*

Last day for provost to communicate recommendations (and rationale for negative recommendations) regarding a non-tenure-track promotion to candidates, chairs/heads, and deans.

March 30 *

Last day for annual review of each faculty member.

*Dates specified in Evaluative Criteria

Reformatted for Web September 30, 2014