The Faculty Committee on Tenure and Promotion

Membership. Five faculty members (one tenured faculty member elected by each of the four curriculum divisions and one tenured faculty member elected at-large, with a preference for faculty at the rank of professor, 3-year terms).


  • Receive recommendations from departments for tenure and promotion;
  • Assess departmental recommendations and all other information used in the evaluation of candidates for tenure or promotion;
  • Recommend action on each candidate to the Vice President for Academic Affairs and to the President;
  • Publish specific procedures and have changes in these procedures affirmed by the Faculty.

Expected Involvement. Meetings are held at the call of the Chair.