PROMOTION AND TENURE COMMITTEES
There are two committees
involved in the review of all promotion applications and two committees
involved in the review of all tenure applications.
For each type of application, each division elects its own
committee, and the other is a college wide committee.
The composition and duties of the Promotion Appeals Committee are
described in VI, C (Appeals).
Collegewide Promotion and Tenure Committees
first meeting of each committee is convened by the vice president of the
Faculty Senate, who also serves as chair for the remaining meetings. The
members of each committee will elect a vice chair to serve in the absence
of or when directed to do so by the chair.
In the event that the Senate vice president is seeking promotion
(tenure) , the vice chair will preside while the vice presidentís
promotion (tenure) package is
a. In addition to the non-voting chair, each committee will consist of
eleven voting members plus two at-large alternates.
Alternates will participate in all committee discussions, but will
not normally vote on committee decisions.
In the case of absence or disqualification of one of the eleven
voting members, the chair will select an alternate to serve as a
b. Two voting members of the Collegewide Promotion Committee from
the rank of assistant professor or higher will be elected for three-year
terms by each of the following areas:
Business, Management, and Technology;
English and Humanities;
Sciences, Mathematics, and Health Technology;
Social Sciences, Health, and Physical Education.
c. Two voting members of the Collegewide Tenure Committee from
among the tenured faculty will be elected for three-year terms by each of
the above areas (1b.).
One voting member of the Collegewide Promotion Committee from
the rank of assistant professor or higher will be elected for one
three-year term by each of the following areas:
2. Learning Resources;