Promotion Schedule

CS&P and P&T Dossiers are due to the Office of the Provost on or before Friday, January 17, 2025; however, departments and colleges may deviate from the other dates suggested in this schedule.

When dossiers are forwarded from the administrating head or director to the college and from the college dean or unit administrator to the university level, candidates must be notified of the recommendation that is being made.

Candidate and Department Head Discuss for Submission Timeline Department Head/Director At least one year prior to Submission Due Date
Candidates are notified of their upcoming review. Department Head/Director January-March
Annual Workshops:  Instructions on the Process and Preparation of Dossiers for Promotion & Tenure and Continuing Status & Promotion Vice Provost January - March every year
Final preparation of Dossier by Candidate Candidate January-May
The candidate provides a list of potential Independent Evaluators to Department Head or Director Department Head/Director January-March
Final Submission of Dossier by Candidate Candidate May– July
Letters requesting a review are sent to Independent Evaluators Department Head, Director, or Committee Chair By mid-July
Departmental Committee's report is written and added to the dossier Departmental Committee Chair By mid-August – September
Department Head or Director's letter written and added to the dossier Department Head/Director By mid-September - October
Dossier delivered to Dean’s Office Dean By end of October
College Committee's report is written and added to the dossier Chair of College Committee November – mid-December
Dean’s letter is written and added to the dossier Dean December - January
Dossiers due in the Office of the Provost Provost January 17, 2025
University Committee’s report is written and added to the dossier Co-Chairs of University  Committee February 1st – early April
Provost’s letters of decision sent to candidates University Coordinator, Colleges and Departments April 25, 2025  

The appeal of Provost’s decision sent to President

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President Within 30 days of Provost’s decision 

The deadline to request adding new materials to dossiers is February 7, 2025. Please follow policies in Additions to Dossiers.