Promotion and Tenure

Promotion and Tenure – Process and Deadlines

The timelines for the promotion and tenure process are included in sections 2.6 and 2.7 of the Faculty Manual. Some of the deadlines are noted below. 

Candidates for promotion and/or tenure must inform their chair and school dean of their intention to apply by May 31, 2016

In order to facilitate the Faculty Evaluation Committee having sufficient time to review the growing number of applications, the deadline for faculty submissions of their portfolios to their respective school committees is August 22, 2016

The criteria and required documentation for promotion are contained in the following sections:

  • 2.1.3  Criteria for Appointment to Specific Ranked Faculty Status
  • 2.5  Evaluation (relevant sections for faculty member’s specific appointment)
  • 2.6  Promotion

The criteria and required documentation for tenure are contained in the following sections:

  • 2.5  Evaluation (relevant sections for faculty member’s specific appointment)
  • 2.7  Tenure

Section 2.1 has additional useful information, especially Section 2.1.2.2 (Page 7 of the Faculty Manual), which specifies length of service requirements.

You may download an application form for promotion and/or tenure at http://think.stedwards.edu/academicaffairs/applicationpromotiontenure