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Tenure and Faculty Promotion Committee

  • 2020-2021 Chair: Gül A. Russell, PhD
  • 2020-2021 Vice Chair: Carl A. Gregory, PhD
  • Committee Staff Support: Kelly Drake

Functions 

The Tenure and Faculty Promotion Committee shall function in the role of advisor to the dean.  More specifically, the committee will:

  • Review all promotion and/or tenure recommendations for the College after they have moved through the proper department committee review and department head review, subsequently making an independent recommendation to the Dean regarding promotion and/or tenure for each candidate it reviews.
  • Review all mid-term performance cases for the College after they have moved through the proper department committee review and department head review, subsequently making an independent recommendation to the Dean regarding the progress towards tenure for each case it reviews.
  • Conduct the periodic peer review of tenured faculty members in conjunction with an advisory (non-binding) report from the tenured faculty member's departmental peer group about the impact of the faculty member's research, teaching, and service.
  • Review all expedited tenure recommendations for the College after they have moved through the proper department committee review and department head review, subsequently making an independent recommendation to the Dean regarding tenure on arrival for each candidate it reviews.
  • Conduct regular review and revision of the College Guidelines for Faculty Evaluation for approval by the Dean and Dean of Faculties and Associate Provost.