Office of Academic AffairsJanuary 29, 2013Presenter:Barbara Altmann,         Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Materials presented are for general informationalpurposes only and do not constitute official Universityrules, policies or...
   Reality check for progress toward tenure   “Practice run” for faculty member as she or    he approaches tenure review...
   Review work accomplished/current trajectory   Is candidate on track for tenure?   Formative and Summative Evaluations
   Three-year contract renewal   Terminal one-year contract   One-year contract with possible    renewal, with stipulat...
   Current vita   Brief statement of    accomplishments, progress, and prospective    progress in research and teaching...
   Department head assembles materials for    review   Voting faculty deliberate and vote   Vote results are forwarded ...
   Dean provides clear explanation of the    decision, and forwards copy of the review    dossier and contract renewal do...
   Academic Affairs provides a response after    review of the following:     Dean’s narrative     Recommendations of d...
   Unequivocally positive: on track for tenure     3-year contract renewal   Unequivocally negative: tenure not possibl...
   Focus on accomplishments   Conduct the discussion in two parts     Diagnostic review of vita and accomplishments    ...
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Third-Year Reviews 2013

  1. 1. Office of Academic AffairsJanuary 29, 2013Presenter:Barbara Altmann, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
  2. 2. Materials presented are for general informationalpurposes only and do not constitute official Universityrules, policies or practices, or interpretations orsummaries of such rules, policies or practices. Nowarranties or representations are made as to theaccuracy of any information presented. Anydiscrepancy between the information presented hereand the official rules and policies of the University ofOregon and the Oregon University System is notintended to and does not alter or amend the officialrules and policies.
  3. 3.  Reality check for progress toward tenure “Practice run” for faculty member as she or he approaches tenure review process Important for department to give meaningful review and feedback
  4. 4.  Review work accomplished/current trajectory Is candidate on track for tenure? Formative and Summative Evaluations
  5. 5.  Three-year contract renewal Terminal one-year contract One-year contract with possible renewal, with stipulations
  6. 6.  Current vita Brief statement of accomplishments, progress, and prospective progress in research and teaching Copies of work published/completed and works in progress
  7. 7.  Department head assembles materials for review Voting faculty deliberate and vote Vote results are forwarded to department head Department head provides recommendation to the dean
  8. 8.  Dean provides clear explanation of the decision, and forwards copy of the review dossier and contract renewal documents to Academic Affairs for each possible outcome:  3-year renewal  Terminal 1-year contract  1-year contract with possible renewal and stipulations
  9. 9.  Academic Affairs provides a response after review of the following:  Dean’s narrative  Recommendations of department head  Candidate’s review file  Contract renewal documents
  10. 10.  Unequivocally positive: on track for tenure  3-year contract renewal Unequivocally negative: tenure not possible, no desire to retain  1-year terminal contract and dismissal Problematic but still possible: could make tenure with a change in direction, desire to retain in department  1-year contract with stipulations
  11. 11.  Focus on accomplishments Conduct the discussion in two parts  Diagnostic review of vita and accomplishments  Evaluative review of prospective success and what is needed Focus on the vita and accomplishments, not on the person

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