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Schedule for Promotion and Tenure Process

September 1
Call for promotion and tenure applications by the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

October 1
Faculty portfolios submitted to department heads.

October 1-15
Departmental or college review of portfolios: promotion portfolios available for review by all faculty equivalent to, or higher rank than that being sought; tenure portfolios available for review by all tenured faculty. Portfolios must be complete with letters of recommendation by October 15th (no further documentation may be added by the candidate).

October 16-31
Department heads review portfolios, complete evaluations, propose recommendations, and submit portfolios to the college promotion and tenure committee, where applicable, or dean of the college.

November 1-30
College promotion and tenure committees (where applicable) and deans complete evaluation, propose recommendations, and submit portfolios to the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs.

December 1
The Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs begins review of portfolios for promotion and tenure.

January 15
President begins review of portfolios for promotion and tenure.

March 1
Candidates notified in writing by the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

If promotion or tenure is denied, the faculty member may file an appeal, in writing, by certified mail, to the President of the Faculty Senate and the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs, within seven (7) working days from the date of the letter of denial from the Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. (Pg. 28, Section 2.5.3, JSU Faculty Handbbook 2013)

Promotion and/or tenure will become effective October 1, upon approval of the President.

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