Policy Title

Evaluation of Faculty

Policy Number

n/a

Date Issued

5-23-2013

Document Type

Policy (open access)

Purpose

Under the policies of the Board of Regents, the maximum probationary period for a newly employed non-tenured, tenure-track faculty member is seven years. At the end of the fifth or sixth year, a decision is made as to whether the employee will be tenured. Each year of the probationary period, non-tenured, tenure-track faculty are evaluated. Following the evaluation in the first year, the faculty member is notified by February 1 if a contract will not be offered for the following year. The notification date during the second year is November 1 if a contract will not be offered for the following year. In subsequent years, the faculty member is notified by August 1 if a contract will not be offered for the following year. This notification schedule is identical for non-tenure track faculty (in the ranks of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, or professor) who are also evaluated annually, but not subject to a probationary period of seven years. It does not apply to full-time, temporary/visiting faculty.

Responsible Party

Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Responsible Party

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Copyright

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