4.28 / Promotion for Non-Tenure Track Faculty: Outline of Process of Review

  1. Policy

    1. Any faculty member may nominate himself or herself for review for promotion or incentive review after five years of service in the current level. The review takes place during the sixth year. Nominations may also be made by the chairperson.

    2. The process of review for promotion or incentive involves these steps:

      1. Nomination for review.

      2. Departmental review of nominees by the departmental committee and by the chair.

      3. In favorable or appealed cases, college/school/University Libraries review of department nominations by the college/school/University Libraries Promotion Committee, and by the college/school/University Libraries dean.

      4. In favorable or appealed cases, University review of college/school/University Libraries nominations by the Promotion Committee and by the Provost.

      5. In favorable or appealed cases, review of recommendations by the University President for final decision.

    3. Procedures have been established for appeal in the case of an adverse promotion recommendation at the department and at the college level.