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Department Promotion and Tenure Policy

I. INTRODUCTION
A. Background and Philosophy
B. Overview of Process

II. P&T EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
A. Function of the P&T Executive Committee
B. Composition of the P&T Executive Committee
C. Election of the P&T Executive Committee
D. Responsibilities of the P&T Executive Committee

III. MENTORING ACTIVITIES
A. Professorial Faculty
B. Faculty Research Assistants

IV. TEACHING REVIEW ACTIVITIES

V. MID TERM REVIEW OF TENURE-TRACK FACULTY

VI. CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION AND TENURE
A. Identification of Candidates for Promotion and/or Tenure
B. Evaluation of Professorial Candidates for Promotion and/or Tenure
C. Process for Evaluation of Teaching and Advising
D. Evaluation of Faculty Research Assistants for Promotion to Senior Faculty Research Assistant
E. Evaluation of Instructors for Promotion to Senior Instructor

VII. FACULTY DOSSIERS
A. Faculty Responsibility
B. Composition of Professorial Faculty Dossiers
C. Composition of the Dossiers of Faculty Research Assistants
D. Composition of the Dossiers of Instructors

VIII. DOSSIER EVALUATION/VOTING ELIGIBILITY

IX. BALLOTING PROCEDURES

X. CALENDAR

XI. APPENDIX

A. Sample Position Description.

B. Sample cv

C. Procedures, letters & forms for evaluation of teaching & advising

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