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Appointments and Promotions

This section of the website is for faculty interested in learning more about promotion requirements. Administrators should visit the website for the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development for processes and procedures.

New Faculty Appointments

New appointments occur throughout the academic year and are effective upon date of employment.

Junior Promotions

These promotions (Associate to Sr. Associate, Associate or Sr. Associate to Instructor, Instructor to Assistant Professor) may occur at any point during the year with divisional/departmental and Dean's Office approval.

Senior Promotions and Appointments

Senior promotions (Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and Associate Professor to Professor) occur by track on an annual schedule. Senior level appointments may be proposed throughout the academic year.

Promotion and Tenure Programs

The Office of Faculty Development has implemented multiple programs to help faculty prepare for promotion.