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Statement of Promotion and Tenure for the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

promotion, tenure, promotion and tenure, external letters of evaluation, joint appointments, teaching, research, service
Change History: 

06/26/2017: Converted to policy PDF page.

06/22/217: Updated to reflect FSRR changes. 

03/01/2017: SPPT Reviewed and approved CLAS P&T policy changes.

02/14/2017:  CAC review and approval on revision to Section B. on the Process for Obtaining Evaluation Letters from External Reviewers. to ensure procedural clarity. 

11/08/2016:  CAC review and approval on updating language to acknowledge the value of multi- and transdisciplinary multi-investigator projects in promotion and tenure reviews as a requirement for the KUMC Cancer Center renewal grant. 

02/05/2016: Added the following to conflict of interest section. Approved by the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

  • In cases were a faculty member has collaborated with the chairperson/director of the unit in the production of scholarly work, the administrative unit will work in consultation with the Dean to determine a chairperson replacement.  Since the chairperson/director has an independent responsibility to evaluate a candidate, they should not serve in the evaluative role as chair/director of the unit.  Another faculty member holding the appropriate rank in the unit or the contact Associate Dean will serve to fulfill the administrator’s responsibilities at the unit level.

09/29/2015: Fixed links to open in new window.

09/28/2015: Guidelines modified to incorporate changes to the Faculty Senate Rules and Regulations in regard to materials to be submitted and feedback at all levels of review.

09/11/2012: College Academic Council revised the lingo regarding the formation of Initial Review Committees.

05/11/2010: Guidelines modified to incorporate changes to Faculty Senate Rules and Regulations (FSRR), Article VI on promotion and tenure criteria and procedures. Review by the Standards and Procedures on Promotion and Tenure (SPPT) Committee (April 5, 2010) and final approval by the College Academic Council on May 11, 2010.

10/31/2008: Approved by Erin Spiridigliozzi.

School/College Policy Categories: 
Promotion & Tenure

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