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Part 5 – Information for Clinical Scholar Candidates (UCAPT)

The designation “Clinical Scholar” is awarded by the President of the University after a recommendation by UCAPT. It is intended to convey the same honor and dignity as tenured status, though without the employment guarantees of tenure. Faculty Handbook section 4-B provides that Clinical Scholar and similar titles are for individuals who have gained high scholarly distinction in their fields, primarily engaged in clinical, creative, or professional practice, teaching, or research, but whose effort profile or type of research differs

Part 4 – Information for Full Professor Candidates (UCAPT)

4.1 Standards for Promotion
Standards and expectations are discussed in Section 2.
4.2 Timeline for Promotion
Number of years in rank is not part of the requirements for promotion to full professor. The timing is individual, and expectations vary by discipline. A dossier put forward for promotion earlier than usual does not need to meet any enhanced standard.
4.3 Contents of the Dossier
See section 8 of this Manual for a detailed description of dossier contents.
4.4 Resubmission of a Dossier after a Negative Decision
A new recommendation for promotion

Part 3 – Information for Tenure-Track Assistant Professors (UCAPT)

3.1 Standards for Tenure
Standards and expectations are discussed in Section 2.
3.2 Timeline for Tenure
The offer letter should provide each newly appointed tenure-track faculty member with a Tenure Decision Date, as detailed in Faculty Handbook section 4-D(1). The Tenure Decision Date is one year before the end of the probationary period.
3.3 Pre-Tenure Reviews
Tenure-track faculty members undergo regular performance reviews (concerning progress toward meeting tenure standards) and annual reappointment. Because they are appointed on a series of one-year contracts, tenure-track faculty members may be

Part 2 – Standards and Evaluation (UCAPT)

2.1 Expectations and Standards for Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure
The primary factors considered in appointment, promotion, and tenure decisions are excellence and creativity in both scholarly research and teaching, as documented in the dossier, with outstanding performance required in one—almost always research—and strong performance in the other. The University values scholars who have made important and original contributions, who have had an impact on their field, and whose work shows a clear arc of intellectual and creative development.
Every appointment, promotion, and grant

Part 1 – UCAPT and the Dossier Review Process

Appointment, Promotion, and Tenure Process
1.1 Overview of Process
Appointment, promotion, and tenure processes involve multiple levels of review. An example of a path for a tenure case in a departmentalized school is: (1) review and vote on a recommendation by the tenured faculty in the candidate’s department (after a report from a department faculty reviewing committee), (2) review and recommendation by the dean (after a report from a school level faculty reviewing committee), and (3) final decision by the Provost (advised

Introduction (UCAPT)

Faculty governance, a guiding principle of this University, necessitates that the ultimate recommendation on key personnel decisions is made by committees composed of faculty at the university level that serve to ensure consistency and fairness, as well as to maintain the upward trajectory of faculty excellence at the University.
The University Committee on Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure (UCAPT) serves as the ultimate advisory body to the Provost, who retains final authority on behalf of the President. Panels of UCAPT advise the

Appointments, Promotions, Tenure (UCAPT manual)

full UCAPT policy manual (individual sections available below)
Memo from Provost (UCAPT) – April 18, 2017
Part 1 – UCAPT and the Dossier Review Process
Part 2 – Standards and Evaluation
Part 3 – Information for Tenure-Track Assistant Professors
Part 4 – Information for Full Professor Candidates
Part 5 – Information for Clinical Scholar Candidates
Part 6 – Information for Senior Lateral Appointments
Part 7 – Information for Librarians and RTPC Faculty
Part 8 – The Dossier
Part 9 – Templates for Solicitation Letters for Reviewers
Appendix (UCAPT)

Student Misconduct

Student Misconduct – Sexual, Interpersonal and Protected Class Misconduct (in its entirety; individual sections may be accessed below)

Policy Statement
To Whom Policy and Procedures Apply
Other Potentially Relevant Policies and Procedures

If the Respondent is a staff employee
If the Respondent is both a student and a staff employee
If the Respondent is faculty
If the prohibited conduct is committed by a recognized student organization
If the Respondent is a third-party

Private and Confidential Resources

Supportive and protective interim measures
Confidential university resources
Private university resources

Reporting Options

Reports by individuals who want to

Appointments, Promotions, Tenure (UCAPT manual)

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