|May||Promotion/Tenure Calendars to Chairs||Dean|
|Eligibility status of each faculty member reviewed by department chair||Dean|
|A listing of faculty meeting minimal credited time in rank prepared and forwarded to Dean’s Office||Department Chair|
|Department Chair to notify each eligible faculty member of his/her status||Department Chair|
|Jun thru Sept||Dean to notify eligible chair||Dean|
|Eligible faculty to initiate his/her promotion/tenure process by submitting 3 copies of portfolio to department chair and joint appointment departments and/or schools||Eligible Faculty|
|Department Chair appoints department promotion/tenure committee||Department Chair|
|Department review committee to review candidate’s record and performance||Department FADPT Committee|
|Oct 1||Department promotion/tenure review committee to submit to department chair written report of its proceedings, inclusive of recommendations based upon each candidate’s record and performance||Department FADPT Committee|
|Department chair to evaluate the departmental review committee’s report and request supplementary evidence||Department Chair|
|Nov 1||Departmental chair to submit 1 original plus 2 copies (3 if Graduate Studies joint appointment) of each dossier with his/her own separate recommendation to school-level FADPT committee. Electronic CV’s and the Outstanding Service Form/Academic Accomplishments Form are sent to Office of Faculty Affairs for all faculty being forwarded.||Department Chair|
|Deadline for appeal of chair’s recommendations – 10 calendar days following notification|
|Nov thru Dec||School FADPT reviews and forwards draft letters to Dean’s Office for review and typing.||School FADPT Committee|
|December 31||School-level FADPT Committee completes review and submits complete portfolios and recommendations to Dean||School FADPT Committee|
|Dean will make his own assessment and decision for each candidate and make it known to chairperson||Dean|
|Deadline for appeal of dean’s recommendations – 10 calendar days following notification|
|January 31||Dean’s recommendations are transmitted to Vice President for Instruction/Associate Provost along with 1 copy of the complete portfolio of each candidate||Dean|
|March 31||Final decisions on Promotion/Tenure returned to the Dean||President|
Faculty members may officially appeal decisions at the following points (Include Link-MCG section 5.5):
1. Department chair’s recommendation: Appeal requests must be submitted to the dean within 10 calendar days following notification of chair’s decision.
2. Dean’s recommendation: Appeal requests must be submitted to the president within 10 calendar days following notification of the dean’s decision.
3. President’s recommendation: Appeal requests must be submitted to the Board of Regents within 20 days following notification of the president’s decision.