Shared Governance: Tenure & Promotion

Updated September, 2013


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Charge

To make recommendations to the GSPP and CLAST deans on applications for tenure and promotion.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. The Tenure and Promotion Committee will review all official paperwork as well as an abridged file prepared by the candidate. The committee may be given, upon its request, access to the entire file of the candidate. The Committee's review shall focus solely on whether or not the candidate has met the criteria for promotion or tenure established by the candidate's department.
  2. At the end of its review, the Tenure and Promotion Committee shall submit its recommendation to the Dean, the candidate, and the candidate's department chair. The report to the candidate and to the candidate's department chair shall consist solely of a statement of the committee's specific decision to support or not to support the requested personnel action.
  3. Faculty who appeal a tenure or promotion decision to The Grievances Committee may use the Tenure and Promotion Committee's recommendation to the Dean as part of their appeal. In the event the Dean has not followed a recommendation by the Tenure and Promotion Committee, Faculty may ask for the Committee to comment in writing on the Dean's rationale. Page 14 of the University Faculty Bylaws, Amended April 28, 2008
  4. The committee members shall be expected to maintain the highest standards of confidentiality in all matters relevant to service on this committee.

This Committee has the following authority:

  • Makes recommendations to Deans

Membership

The committee shall consist of 9 members, 7 elected by the Faculty and 2 appointed by the Chair of the Faculty. Membership will be divided between CLAST and GSPP faculty in the same ratio as the number of faculty in each school.

Name

Title/Role

Term

Amy Wilson

(Education) GF

2013 - 2016

Dennis Galvan

(Psychology) UG

2013 - 2016

James Nickerson

(Mathematics) Chair/UGF

2011 - 2014

Jill Bradbury

(English) UGF

2012 - 2015

Kendra Smith

(Counseling) GF

2013 - 2016

Teresa Crowe

(Social Work) GF

2012 - 2015

Tracey Salaway

(Art) UGF

2012 - 2015

Qi Qang

(Information Technology) GF


*appointed by Faculty Chair
**Subject to consensus approval by the Senate

 


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