University Tenure, Permanent Status, and Promotion Nominations 2013-14
Joe Glover, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
Faculty members being considered for tenure, permanent status, and/or promotion in the academic year 2013-14 must receive a copy of this memorandum along with the website URL where they can find the University’s Guidelines and Information Regarding the Tenure, Permanent Status and Promotion Process for 2013-2014 Promotion, Tenure & Permanent Status Template 2013-2014(http://www.aa.ufl.edu/tenure/). This information also should be given to new faculty to familiarize them with our tenure and promotion process. Faculty should be aware, however, that the Guidelines and updated annually.
Academic Personnel will send a list of candidates to those units/departments that have tenure and permanent status accruing faculty. The list has the date a faculty member began accruing time towards tenure/permanent status. Please notify Janet Malphurs at 273-1737 or firstname.lastname@example.org of any necessary corrections.
The candidate must certify that his or her tenure and/or promotion packet is complete before departmental review and voting occurs. Nominees must organize their packet according to the Template,including the order of documents, numbers and titles of sections.
All candidates will use the new Online Promotion and Tenure (OPT) system. The Template is available now by logging into MyUFL. Information and instructional materials on the new system will be available starting April 5th at http://www.hr.ufl.edu/training/myUFL/toolkits/opt.asp. College Representatives can contact Ileana McCray (email@example.com) or Janet Malphurs (firstname.lastname@example.org) if training sessions need to be arranged for faculty candidates and/or their support staff.
All recommendations must be complete by January 13, 2014. Please schedule college/unit meetings to ensure this deadline is met. College/department deadlines should be communicated to the faculty as soon as possible.