2014-2015 Schedule for Promotion and/or Tenure Recommendations



March 2, 2015

Call for applications for academic promotion and/or award of tenure (Executive Dean)

May 1, 2015

Deadline for Registration. Applicants must complete and submit campus specific Registration Form. Access to the Registration Forms will be denied at 5:00 pm, CDT, May 2, 2015.

July 2015

Annual planning retreat for SOM Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee. (Kansas City and Wichita committee members)

August 1, 2015

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

September 1, 2015 (Tuesday)

Deadline for completed applications to be uploaded to SharePoint. Access to your SharePoint will be removed at 5:00 pm on September 1, 2015.

By early December 2015

Campus committees complete application reviews.

January 2016 (date TBD)

Joint SOM Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee finalize their recommendations; results are forwarded to the Executive Dean.

January 2016 (date TBD)

Executive Dean reviews School of Medicine Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee recommendations

February 2016

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, must be informed in writing by the Executive Dean (with a copy to Academic Affairs) that his/her request for promotion and/or tenure has been denied and that he/she has the right to appeal the decision. The appeal must be filed by the faculty member within two weeks of notification from the Executive Dean.

February 2016 (two weeks after notification)

Appeal Deadline: two weeks after notification by 5:00 p.m. 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 for denial of promotion and/or tenure.

February 2016

Executive Vice Chancellor forwards recommendations for Promotion and/or Tenure to the Chancellor for final approval.

March 2016

Chancellor either approves or denies individual recommendations and communicates decisions to the EVC who in turn notifies individual faculty members in writing with a copy to the respective Department Chair (and Dean on Wichita campus, when applicable). Promotion and/or tenure becomes effective July 1, 2016.

Chancellor forwards the approved list of faculty members who have been promoted and/or awarded tenure to the Board of Regents for the regular Board Meeting in May.

Last modified: Mar 02, 2015