Promotion for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

See Collected Rule 310.035 for complete information on non-tenure-track faculty promotion.

Due date from dean’s office to provost’s office for ranked, non-tenure track faculty promotions: March first each year, or closest business day (next due date Monday, March 1, 2021). Please deliver to Brenda Cook in 116 Jesse Hall.


Dossier Outline

Inside front cover

Please both number and name dossier tabs

Tab I: Appointment Folder

  • Initial letter of appointment

Tab II: Departmental Summary Letters and Recommendations

  • Complete set of departmental guidelines (unit guidelines where there are no departments)
  • Department promotion and tenure committee summary, evaluation and recommendation
  • Department summary of procedures used in review and appeals, all formal votes (before and after appeals)
  • Chair/division director summary letter and recommendation

Tab III: College/School summary Letters and Recommendations

  • College/school promotion and tenure committee summary, evaluation and recommendation
  • College/school summary of procedures used in review and appeals, all formal votes (before and after appeals)
  • Dean’s summary letter and recommendation

Tab IV: CV (no more than 25 pages)

Tab V: Summary of Accomplishments

  • Clear summary of accomplishments in area(s) of appointment, which provide evidence of demonstrated effective and sustained achievement in the candidate’s assigned area(s) of responsibility, evidence of excellence and potential for continued growth. The candidate should follow school/college guidelines on items to include in Tab V
  • Refer to the NTT Call Letter for details on the type of information that is applicable to demonstrate excellence in teaching, research and service areas
  • Peer evaluations (no more than eight peer evaluation letters) for the area(s) being reviewed

Tab VI: External Reviews

Include only if required by divisional guidelines

  • Description/list of unit’s specific criteria for reviewers
  • Description of nomination and selection process for reviewers
  • Procedure for Selection of Outside Reviewers form includes brief descriptions of background, contributions and current positions of external reviewers, relationship to candidate, reasons any outside reviewers did not respond
  • Summary of reviewer biographies
  • Example of invitation email sent to prospective reviewers
  • Example of formal invitation letter to reviewers
  • All letters received from reviewers

Tab VII: Service and/or Administration

  • Service responsibilities should be listed with dates under separate headings (refer to NTT Call for heading details)