Information and Forms

  • Faculty Evaluation

    Visit the Board Policy Manual for more information.

    • 1-1-307 Faculty Evaluation
    • 1-1-307(3) Post-Tenure Review
    • 1-1-308 Promotion
    • 2-3-901 Promotion
    • 2-3-902 Tenure

    Visit the University Regulations for more information.

    • 3-3-801(1) Comprehensive Review
    • 3-3-801(1)(a) Promotion Review
    • 3-3-801(1)(b) Pre-Tenure Review
    • 3-3-801(1)(c) Tenure Review
    • 3-3-801(1)(d) Post-Tenure Review
    • 3-3-801(2) Annual/Biennial Review
    • 3-3-901 Faculty Salary Increase for Promotion

    September 22

    College Deans provide Human Resources (Julie Tacker) with their list of faculty eligible for promotion and tenure. A copy of the list should be sent to relevant Schools or Departments and Academic Affairs. Eligibility will be confirmed by Human Resources to Academic Affairs and Deans by October 14.

    November–March

    Director notifies eligible faculty. Eligible faculty submits documentation to director. Tenured department faculty recommendation to director. Director's recommendation to Dean.

    March 20

    Dean submits recommendations, evaluations and letters from Dean and Director to Provost. Review of faculty dossiers by Provost and the Provost's staff. Dossier materials will be kept in the colleges but be accessible in the Deans Office for review by Office of the Provost staff and the Provost.

    April 4

    Provost's recommendation summary to President.

    May 13

    Promotion and tenure recommendations to BOT for June meeting.

    May 16  Annual/Biennial Evaluations due to the Provost

  • Dean's Evaluation

    The Deans will undergo a comprehensive evaluation every five years, including soliciting evaluative input from faculty, school directors, classified staff and other administrators using the Questionnaire. They will also be reviewed annually through the process outlined below.

    Each year the dean’s evaluation dossier will document accomplishments, include a self-assessment and outline a performance plan for the following year.

    During the late spring, the Provost will meet individually with each dean to review the materials and provide feedback.

    February                                                                                                                  

    Provost’s Office distributes evaluation questionnaires for tri-annual evaluation to appropriate faculty, staff and administrators.

    February                                                                                      

    Questionnaires returned to the Provost’s Office.

    March                                                                                           

    Questionnaires machine-scored by Information Technology and results returned to the Provost’s Office.

    April                                                                                                              

    Deans submit dossier to Provost’s Office; dossier includes documentation on accomplishments, a self-assessment and performance plan/goals for the next year.

    May                                                                                                               

    Deans meet individually with Provost to review dossiers and complete the evaluation process. Dean and Provost agree on performance plan for next year.

  • Sabbatical Leave

    Visit the Board Policy Manual and University Regulations

    • 1-1-309 Faculty Leaves
    • 2-3-1001 Sabbatical Leave
    • 3-3-1001 Sabbatical Leave
    • September 15  Deans advise faculty of the sabbatical leave program
    • September 29  Deans provide HR and Provost with eligibility lists for faculty
    • October 6  Faculty eligibility is confirmed by HR for Provost and Deans
    • Date set in college/ULib  Sabbatical leave requests due to Chair or Director for review by Faculty and Chair or Director
    • Date set in college/ULib  Sabbatical leave recommendations by Faculty and Director or Chairs due to Deans
    • December 20  Deans recommend sabbatical leaves for approval to Provost
    • February 13  Provost submits summary of sabbatical leave applications to President
    • February 15  Deans submit previous year's fall sabbatical leave reports to Provost
    • February 19  President returns sabbatical leave recommendations to Provost
    • March 3  Provost announces approved sabbatical leaves to the Board of Trustees
    • July 14  Deans submit previous year's spring sabbatical leave reports to Provost

    Application for Sabbatical Leave Form