2017-18 Timeline for the Annual APT Review Cycle



March 1, 2017

Call for applications for academic promotion and/or award of tenure.

May 1, 2017

Deadline for Registration. Applicants must complete and submit campus specific Registration Form. Access to the Registration Forms will be denied at 6:00 pm, CDT, May 1, 2017.

July 2017

Annual Planning Retreat for SOM APT Committee. (Kansas City and Wichita committee members).

August 1, 2017

Deadline for Department Promotion and Tenure Committees to meet. Have letter to Chair soon after and submit both letters to APT@kumc.edu before Sept. 1.

September 1, 2017 

Deadline for completed applications to be uploaded to SharePoint. Access to your SharePoint will be removed at 6:00 pm on September 1, 2017.

Deadline for Department APT Committee and Chair Letters for the 2017-18 Applicants.

December 2017

SOM Campus APT Committees application reviews are completed. 

January 2018 (date TBD)

Joint SOM APT Committee finalize the recommendations; results are forwarded to the Executive Dean.

January 2018 (date TBD)

Executive Dean reviews APT Committee's recommendations and finalizes the recommendations for the SOM.

February 2018

Executive Dean's recommendations are forwarded to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

Denial Letters: Individual faculty members, who have been unsuccessful at the School level will be informed, in writing from the Executive Dean (with a copy to Academic Affairs) and distributed by the department Chair, that his/her request for promotion and/or tenure has been denied and that he/she has the right to appeal the decision. 

February 2018 (two weeks after notification)

Appeal Deadline: two weeks after notification by 5:00pm. Faculty members may file a procedural appeal with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. (See Handbook for Faculty, page 88.) 

As soon as possible after appeal deadline.

Appeal Hearings are held. 

February - March 2018

Vice Chancellor submits promotion recommendations to the Executive Vice Chancellor (EVC), who then forwards the recommendations to the Chancellor for final approval.

March - April 2018

The Chancellor finalizes the recommendations and communicates the decisions to the EVC. The EVC notifies individual faculty members in writing, with a copy to the applicant's Chair. Promotion and/or tenure will become effective July 1, 2018.

The Chancellor forwards the approved list of promoted/tenured faculty members to the Board of Regents and sends the official letter of congratulations to the successful applicants.

Last modified: May 15, 2017