1. Initiative for soliciting recommendations for reappointment or tenure shall rest with the Dean of the College, subject to all rules and regulations governing reappointment and tenure at RC.
2. In the case of reappointment and/or tenure evaluations, a Departmental Evaluation Committee shall be formed. The Committee shall consist of the department chair, if tenured, and other tenured members of the department.
In the case of a department having fewer than two tenured faculty members, the committee shall consist of the tenured member of the department, who shall chair the committee, and two tenured faculty from related departments, selected by the Dean of the College in consultation with the Academic Personnel Committee and the tenured department member.
In the case of a department having no tenured members, the committee shall consist of two members and a chair selected from tenured faculty in related departments by the Dean of the College in consultation with the Academic Personnel Committee. [Amended: Faculty, 2/3/92; Trustees, 4/25/92]
a. For Tenure Procedure:
15 March Dean sends letter to potential candidates.
1 April Personnel Committee meets to determine Departmental Evaluation Committees.
April Dean and Chair of Personnel Committee meet with candidates to go over the tenure process.
20 August Tenure materials of candidates due in Dean's Office.
1 September Dean, Departmental Evaluation Committee, and Academic Personnel Committee meet to discuss need for outside evaluators. Dean meets with Academic Personnel Committee to go over the tenure process.
1 October Reports from Departmental Evaluation Committees due in Dean's Office
15 November Report from Personnel Committee due in Dean's Office
15 December Administrative decisions passed on to candidates.
b. For Fall Reappointment Reviews
1 May Dean sends letter to faculty under review
1 September Reappointment materials due in Dean’s Office
1 October Report from Departmental Evaluation Committee due
1 November Administrative decisions passed on to candidate
c. Schedule for Spring Reappointment Reviews
1 December Dean sends letter to faculty under review
30 January Reappointment materials due in Dean’s Office
28 February Report from Departmental Evaluation Committee due
30 March Administrative decisions passed on
d. Schedule for Promotion to Professor Procedure
September Dean reviews records on associate professors
15 October Dean notifies potential candidates
1 February Promotion materials of candidates due in Dean’s office
May Trustees vote on promotion recommendations. Candidates notified.
[III.I.3. Amended: Faculty, 4/14/09; Trustees, 5/9/09]