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School of Education and Human Sciences, Promotion and Tenure, Department of Special Education


It is the purpose of this document to promote the rigorous and fair evaluation of faculty performance during the promotion and tenure process by (a) establishing criteria that express the Department of Special Education’s expectations for meeting university standards in terms of disciplinary practices; and (b) providing procedures for the initial evaluation of teaching, scholarship, and professional service that protect the rights of candidates and clarify the responsibilities, roles, and relationships of the participants in the promotion and tenure review process.

Applies to: 

All tenure-track faculty regardless of rank.


Department of Special Education
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 521
1122 West Campus Road
Lawrence, KS  66045

Approved by: 
University Standards and Procedures for Promotion and Tenure Committee
Approved on: 
Friday, October 21, 2016
Effective on: 
Friday, October 21, 2016
Review Cycle: 
Biennial (Every Two Years)
Special Education, promotion, tenure, procedures, criteria, code, committees, administration
Change History: 

04/18/2022: Converted from PDF to live text page. 
10/20/2021: Link updated.
12/05/2019: Procedures updated.
01/15/2019: Policy uploaded into KU Policy Library.

School/College Policy Categories: 
Promotion & Tenure

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