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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.


    Director notifies eligible faculty. Eligible faculty members submit 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

    Evaluation, Promotion, and Tenure Forms 

  • 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.


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


    Questionnaires returned to the Provost’s Office.


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


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


    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 17  Provost advises faculty of the sabbatical leave program
    • September 17  Deans provide HR and Provost with eligibility lists for faculty
    • September 24 Deans initiate the formation of College-wide Committees to provide input for the Dean's recommendation
    • September 28  Faculty eligibility is confirmed by HR for Provost and Deans
    • October 26  Sabbatical leave requests due to Chair/Director for review by Faculty and Chair/Director
    • November 9  Sabbatical leave recommendations by Faculty and Director/Chairs due to Deans. Deans convene College Committees for review of proposals.  
    • November 27  Deans jointly recommend ranked sabbatical proposals for approval to Provost
    • December 20  Deans submit previous year's fall sabbatical leave reports to Provost
    • December 27  Provost submits summary of sabbatical leave applications to President
    • January 18  President returns sabbatical leave recommendations to Provost
    • January 25  Provost announces approved sabbatical leaves to the Board of Trustees and faculty
    • July 14  Deans submit previous year's spring sabbatical leave reports to Provost

    2018 Sabbatical Leave Application