4.4.9 Promotion Process Schedule

The time schedule for the promotion process is shown below. Whenever possible, these deadlines should be anticipated and dossiers forwarded (with recommendations) at an earlier date. (Note: Candidates can be required by department policy to submit dossiers before September 1.)

30 April
Candidate notifies chair of intention to apply for promotion in writing. Departmental Promotion and Tenure Committee begins the process of soliciting peer evaluations. 
1 September 
Dossier to Department Committee and Chairperson. 
1 October 
Department's recommendation to the Chairperson. 
15 October 
Chairperson's recommendation to the College Committee and Dean. 
1 December 
College Committee's recommendation to the Dean. 
2 January 
Dean's recommendation to the University Promotions and Tenure Committee. 
15 February 
University Promotions and Tenure Committee recommendations to Provost. 
15 March
Provost's recommendations. 

Appeals are possible at every level (see Section 4.4.3 for more information regarding the appeals process and schedule.)