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FAC 4.E.2. Tenure Through Renewal of a Probationary Appointment.

 

(1)   A tenure decision shall be made for all probationary faculty who are not on terminal appointment according to the schedule listed below:

(a)   For faculty holding a full time probationary appointment, the decision shall be made by the end of the Spring Semester of the sixth year of service.

(b)   For faculty holding a probationary appointment of at least three‑quarters time but less than full‑time, the decision shall be made by the end of the Spring Semester of the ninth year of service.

(c)   For faculty holding a probationary appointment of at least half‑time but less than three‑quarters time, the decision shall be made by the end of the Spring Semester of the thirteenth year of service.

(2)   The same review process as listed for renewal of probationary faculty shall be followed for recommending tenure, with the additional requirement that each reviewing level include a statement addressing the following factors:

(a)   Teaching: based on the review of the candidate’s performance as documented in the credentials under review, that the candidate has established a record of teaching effectiveness that enables the reviewer to believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the future growth and development of the University.

(b)   Scholarly Activities: based on the review of the candidate’s performance as documented in the credentials under review, that the candidate has established a record of appropriate scholarly activities that enables the reviewer to believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the future growth and development of the University.

(c)   Service: based on the review of the candidate’s performance as documented in the credentials under review, that the candidate has established a record of appropriate service that enables the reviewer to believe the candidate will make a significant contribution to the future growth and development of the University.

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