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Faculty Evaluation & Sabbatical  

  • 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
    • 2-3-801 Comprehensive Review
    • 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

    Faculty Evaluation Clocks at UNC

     

    Third Friday in September

    College Deans notify faculty eligible for promotion and/or tenure or required to undergo Annual/Biennial/Triennial and/or Comprehensive Review no later than the third Friday in September. A copy of the list should be sent to relevant Schools or Departments, Human Resources, and Academic Affairs. 

    October-November

    College Deans notify Chairs/Directors of College level deadlines. Chairs/Directors notify faculty of Department/School Level Deadlines. Faculty electing to undergo optional Annual/Biennial/Triennial or Comprehensive Reviews notify their Chair/Director and College Dean. Deans provided updated final list of all faculty undergoing reviews to Human Resources and Academic Affairs.

    December

    Final lists of evaluations approved by Human Resources and Academic Affairs.  Colleges add appropriate faculty names to Digital Measures* workflows and launch evaluation processes.

    January-March

    Eligible faculty members submit dossiers in Digital Measures*. Program area faculty, Chairs/Directors, and Deans complete reviews in accordance with established deadlines for the year.

    Friday before Spring Break

    Dean deadline for comprehensive reviews (must submit by this date). All previous steps then have an opportunity to respond. Review of faculty dossiers by Provost and the Provost's staff will begin as soon as response steps complete (by April 8th).

    Last Friday in April

    Provost's stage completed for all comprehensive reviews submitted by deadline. Provost recommendation summary submitted to President; letters sent to faculty in Digital Measures*.

    Two weeks before June BOT Meeting

    Promotion and tenure recommendations to BOT for June meeting.

    Third Friday in May

    Annual/Biennial Evaluations due.

    July

    Final notification of Board approval sent to faculty.

    There are no longer evaluation forms.  Information previously collected on the forms are now built into the Digital Measures* workflows.

    *Digital Measures is now called Faculty Success. We will be working to transition our use of Digital Measures on campus to Faculty Success through the coming year.

  • Sabbatical Leave

     Visit the Board Policy Manual and University Regulations

    Application for Sabbatical Leave Form (download the pdf form before filling out)

    Annual Sabbatical Deadlines

    Third Friday in September

    College Deans notify faculty eligible for sabbatical no later than the third Friday in September. A copy of the list should be sent to relevant Schools or Departments, Human Resources, and Academic Affairs.

    Third Friday in November

    Eligible faculty submit proposals to their chair.

    First Friday in December

    Chair and faculty recommendations are submitted to the dean.

    Third Friday in December

    Dean, chair, and faculty recommendations are submitted to the provost.

    January

    Provost sends sabbatical notifications.

    February Board of Trustees' meeting

    Provost reports decisions to the Board of Trustees.