Promotion Schedule

P&T and CS&P dossiers from college or senior-level unit have an extended due date for 2020-2021 to the Provost’s Office, February 15, 2021; 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.

Action Point Person Due Date
Candidates are notified of their upcoming review Department Head/Director February - April
Annual Workshop: Instructions on the Process and Preparation of Dossiers for Promotion & Tenure and Continuing Status & Promotion Vice Provost January - March each year
Final Preparation of Dossier by Candidate Candidate April– June
Candidate delivers dossier to Department Department Head/Director May– June
Letters requesting review are sent to Outside Evaluators Department Head, Director, or Committee Chair By mid-July
Departmental Committee review, letter written and added to dossier Departmental Committee Chair By mid-August – September
Department Head or Director review, letter written and added to dossier Department Head/Director By mid-September - October
Dossier delivered to Dean’s Office Dean By end of October
College Committee review, letter written and added to dossier Chair of College Committee October - mid December
Dean’s review, letter written and added to dossier Dean December - February
Dossiers due in Office of the Provost Provost February 15th
University Committee review, letter written and added to dossier Chair of University Committee February 15th – early May
Provost’s letters of decision sent to candidates   May 14th
Appeal of Provost’s decision sent to President
Read more about appeals.
President Within 30 days of Provost’s decision

Deadline to add new material to dossiers is February 1. See policies on Additions to Dossiers.

View The Guide To The Promotion Process