Academic Affairs  

Expanded Table of Contents (Chapter 2)

2.1       Definition of the Professoriate

2.2       Definition of the Academic Council

2.3       Medical Center Line (MCL):  Criteria and Guidelines for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.3.A.      Definition

2.3.B.      Billet and Other Resource Allocations

1.     Billet Authorization
2.     Business Plan
3.     Funding of Protected Time for Scholarship

2.3.C.      Searches and Waivers of Search

2.3.D.      Medical Staff Privileges

2.3.E.      Ranks and Titles

2.3.F.       Duration of Appointments

1.     Term Appointments
2.     Extension of Term Appointments
3.     Continuing Term Appointments
4.     Coterminous Nature of the Appointments

2.3.G.      Progression through the Ranks

1.     Career Trajectory
2.     Timing of the Reappointment Review
3.     Timing of the Promotion Review

2.3.H.      Criteria

1.     Proportionality of Contributions
2.     Excellence in the Overall Mix
3.     Regional and National Recognition
4.     Criteria by Area of Primary Contribution

2.3.I.        Application of the Criteria

1.     Standards of Excellence, Acceptable or Unacceptable Performance
2.     Factors in Applying the Criteria

2.3.J.       Establishing, Monitoring and Applying Proportionality of Contributions

1.     Establishing, Monitoring or Changing the Proportionality of Contributions
2.     Documenting Proportionality of Contributions for the Review Process
3.     Clinical Care Proportionality
4.     Scholarship Proportionality

2.3.K.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Assistant Professors

1.     Appointment
2.     Reappointment

2.3.L.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Associate Professors

1.     Appointment
2.     Reappointment
3.     Promotion

2.3.M.     Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Professors

1.     Appointment
2.     Reappointment
3.     Promotion

2.4       University Tenure Line (UTL):  Criteria and Guidelines for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.4.A.      Definition

2.4.B.      Billet Authorization

2.4.C.      Searches and Waivers of Search

2.4.D.      Medical Staff Privileges

2.4.E.      Ranks and Titles

2.4.F.       Duration of Appointments

1.     Term Appointments
2.     Tenure
3.     Tenure by Length of Service
4.     Tenure Clock Calculations

2.4.G.      Progression through the Ranks

1.     Career Trajectory
2.     Timing of the Reappointment Review
3.     Timing of the Promotion Review

2.4.H.      Criteria

1.     Scholarship
2.     Teaching
3.     Clinical Care
4.     Institutional Service

2.4.I.        Application of the Criteria

1.     Scholarship
2.     Teaching
3.     Clinical Care
4.     Respectful Workplace

2.4.J.       Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Assistant Professors

1.     Appointment as Assistant Professor (for a term of years)
2.     Reappointment as Assistant Professor (for a term of years)

2.4.K.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Associate Professors

1.     Appointment as Associate Professor (conferring tenure)
2.     Promotion to Associate Professor (conferring tenure)
3.     Appointment as Associate Professor (without tenure)
4.     Reappointment as Associate Professor (without tenure)
5.     Promotion  (without tenure)

2.4.L.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Professors

1.     Appointment as Professor (conferring tenure)
2.     Promotion to Professor (with tenure)
3.     Promotion to Professor (without tenure)

2.5       Non-Tenure Line (Research) [NTLR]: Criteria for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.5A.       Definition

2.5.B.      Billet Authorization

2.5.C.      Funding

2.5.D.      Searches and Waivers of Search

2.5.E.      Ranks and Titles

2.5.F.       Duration of Appointments

1.     Term Appointments
2.     Extension of Term Appointments
3.     Continuing Term Appointments

2.5.G.      Progression through the Ranks

1.     Career Trajectory
2.     Timing of the Reappointment Review
3.     Timing of the Promotion Review

2.5.H.      Criteria

2.5.I.        Application of the Criteria

1.     Scholarship
2.     Other Considerations

2.5.J.       Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Assistant Professors

1.     Appointment as Assistant Professor (Research)
2.     Reappointment as Assistant Professor (Research)

2.5.K.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Associate Professors

1.     Appointment as Associate Professor (Research)
2.     Reappointment as Associate Professor (Research)
3.     Promotion to Associate Professor (Research)

2.5.L.      Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Professors

1.     Appointment as Professor (Research)
2.     Reappointment as Professor (Research)
3.     Promotion to Professor (Research)

2.6       Non-Tenure Line (Teaching) [NTLT]:  Criteria and Guidelines for Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.6.A.      Definition

2.6.B.      Billet Authorization

2.6.C.      Searches and Waivers of Search

2.6.D.      Ranks and Titles

2.6.E.      Duration of Appointments

1.     Term Appointments
2.     Extension of Term Appointments
3.     Continuing Term Appointments

2.6.F.       Progression through the Ranks

1.     Career Trajectory
2.     Timing of the Reappointment Review
3.     Timing of the Promotion Review

2.6.G.      Criteria

2.6.H.      Application of the Criteria

1.     Teaching
2.     Other Considerations

2.6.I.        Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Associate Professors

1.     Appointment as Associate Professor (Teaching)
2.     Reappointment as Associate Professor (Teaching)

2.6.J.       Specific/Supplementary Criteria for Professors (Teaching)

1.     Appointment as Professor (Teaching)
2.     Reappointment as Professor (Teaching)
3.     Promotion to Professor (Teaching)

2.7       Evaluation Processes at the Department, School, and University Levels

2.7.A.    Overview

2.7.B.    Confidentiality

2.7.C.    Role of the Department Chair

2.7.D.    Timing of Evaluations

2.7.E.     Assessment by the Department Chair

2.7.F.     Departmental Evaluation Committee

2.7.G.    Options of the Department Chair

1.     When the Recommendation of the Departmental Evaluation Committee is Positive
2.     When the Recommendation of the Departmental Evaluation Committee is Negative
3.     When the Recommendation of Departmental Faculty is Positive
4.     When the Recommendation of Departmental Faculty is Negative

2.7.H.    Draft Long Form Review by the Senior Associate Dean

2.7.I.      Assistant Professors Review Committee (APRC)

1.     Purpose
2.     Composition
3.     Terms of Service
4.     Function
5.     Meetings and Quorum
6.     Voting and Recusal

2.7.J.      Options of the Senior Associate Dean on Receiving Recommendations by the Assistant Professors Review Committee

2.7.K.    Decision by the Dean on Assistant Professor Appointments and Reappointments

2.7.L.     Appointments and Promotions Committee

1.     Purpose
2.     Composition
3.     Terms of Service
4.     Function
5.     Meetings and Quorum
6.     Voting and Recusal

2.7.L.     Options of the Senior Associate Dean on Receiving Recommendations by the Appointments and Promotions Committee

2.7.M.        The Role of the Executive Committee in Associate Professor and Professor Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.7.N.    Decision by the Dean on Associate Professor and Professor Appointments, Reappointments and Promotions

2.7.P.     Review by the Provost

2.7.Q.    Review by the Advisory Board

2.7.R.    Review by the President

2.7.S.     Announcement of Appointment, Reappointment and Promotion Approvals

2.8       Coterminous Appointments

2.9       Part-Time Appointments

2.10      Joint Appointments

2.11      Secondary Appointments

2.12      Courtesy Appointments

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