Post-Tenure Review Timeline

Post-Tenure Review Timeline

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The Office of Academic Affairs provides list of faculty for post-tenure review for the following year


Dean's office notifies faculty and department chairs of faculty undergoing post-tenure review the following year.


Faculty submit Post-Tenure Review Committee recommendations to Department Chairs


Department Chair forwards Post-Tenure Review Committee to the Dean and notifies faculty of committee membership


Final date for faculty to appeal Post-Tenure Review Committee composition


Final date for online submission of post-tenure review materials by faculty member under review


Post-Tenure Review Committee forwards report to the faculty member under review and department chair


Final date to submit "optional" response to the post-tenure review report


Department chair's and Post-Tenure Review Committee report due to Dean


Dean's Review

  • For "satisfactory" ratings, all materials are returned to the faculty member and copies of letters provided to department chair, post-tenure review committee, and Dean's office
  • For "unsatisfactory" ratings, all materials and copes of letters are provided to the Chief Academic Officer, department chair, Post-Tenure Review Committee and faculty member


Deans forward lists of faculty who have received "satisfactory" ratings to the Chief Academic Officer


Chief Academic Officer's report (after conferring with department chair and Dean)


Final date to appeal "unsatisfactory" ratings with the Committee on Academic Freedom, Tenure, & Promotion


Committee on Academic Freedom, Tenure, & Promotion to forward its response to the President, Chief Academic Officer, and faculty member


President's final decision on the post-tenure review to be returned to the faculty, Chief Academic Officer, Dean, and Committee on Academic, Freedom, Tenure, & Promotion 


Last Updated: 10/14/20