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SPRING SEMESTER 1996 CALENDAR OF PERSONNEL ACTIONS AND PROCEDURES

The following are deadline dates.
  1. January 25 or earlier -- Department Personnel Committees begin deliberations on retention, tenure, and promotion on those faculty to whom notice regarding their status in the next academic year must be given by the President or a designee by May 31, 1996.
  2. February 9 or earlier -- Department Chairs and Department Personnel Committees shall make available to the candidates their recommendations on promotion and on those faculty to whom notice regarding their status in the next academic year must be given by the President or a designee by May 31, 1996. Copies of the letters are not forwarded to the other recommending agencies until February 16 or 5 working days after the original letter is forwarded.
  3. February 16 or earlier -- Department Chairs shall forward to the Deans of their Schools their recommendations and those of their Department Personnel Committees on promotion and on those faculty to whom notice regarding their status in the next academic year must be given by the President or a designee by May 31, 1996. The Dean shall transmit the Department recommendations (including the results of final balloting) to the Chair of the School Personnel Committee.
  4. March 8 or earlier -- The Dean and School Personnel Committee shall make available to the candidates their recommendations on promotion and on those faculty to whom notice regarding their status in the next academic year must be given by the President or a designee by May 31, 1996. Copies of the letters are not forwarded to the other recommending agencies until March 15 or 5 working days after the original letter is forwarded.
  5. March 15 or earlier -- The Chair of the School Personnel Committee shall transmit the recommendations of the School Personnel Committee (including the results of final balloting) to the Dean. The Dean of each School shall forward to the President all recommendations on promotion and on those probationary faculty to whom notice regarding their status in the next academic year must be given by the President or a designee by May 31, 1996.
  6. March 22 or earlier -- Faculty members not recommended for promotion, tenure, or retention may file an appeal with the Personnel Planning and Review Committee.
  7. March 29 or earlier -- Faculty members who have filed an appeal must submit all materials supporting their appeal to the Personnel Planning and Review Committee.
  8. April 5 or earlier -- Each Department shall submit to the School Personnel Committee for approval any revisions to its personnel procedures for the following academic year.
  9. April 26 or earlier -- Each School Personnel Committee shall submit to the Personnel Planning and Review Committee any revisions to departmental procedures approved for the following academic year.
  10. April 26 or earlier -- Each School Personnel Committee shall submit to the Personnel Planning and Review Committee for approval any revisions to its personnel procedures for the following academic year.
  11. May 1 or earlier -- The President shall submit to the Personnel Planning and Review Committee any additional retention, tenure or promotion cases for review (see Section 612.3.2.e).
  12. May 3 or earlier -- The Chair of the Personnel Planning and Review Committee shall make available to appellants the Committee's recommendation on promotion, retention, and tenure appeals.
  13. May 10 or earlier -- Election of Personnel Planning and Review Committee members for the next academic year.
  14. May 15 or earlier -- The President shall meet with the Personnel Planning and Review Committee to discuss those cases referred in accordance with Section 612.3.2.e plus those cases, if any, where the President disagrees with the recommendation of the Personnel Planning and Review Committee on appeals (see Section 660.4.3.b).
  15. At the end of the academic year, each full-time Lecturer shall receive from the Department Chair a written evaluation of their performance for the year.
  16. May 31 or earlier -- The President shall normally notify those faculty to be promoted effective for the 1996-97 academic year; also, the President or a designee will notify probationary faculty who have served more than two years whether the subsequent academic year is an additional probationary year or a first year of tenure or a terminal notice year.
Text provided by the Office of Faculty Affairs, ext. 2962