Timetable of Procedures - Promotion & Tenure
The One-Year Timeline for Preparation of Dossier for CDFPT at Pace University
2014 - 2015 Timetable
April 25, 2014: Tenure and Promotion Workshop in Midtown from 9:00-noon.
Beginning May 2014: All candidates for promotion and tenure are encouraged to submit a brief letter of intent to the Dean of their College/School with a copy to the Office of the Provost.
June 30, 2014: List of external evaluators and references to be received in the office of the Dean of the College/School. External evaluation letters are strongly encouraged(3 confirmed to be sent at minimum) requested by Dean, Dept. Chair or designee. External Letters must be received by October 15 2014
On or before September 5, 2014: All candidates for promotion and/or tenure should send a brief letter of intent and their FACT sheet to the Dean of their College/School with a copy to the Office of the Provost.
On or before October 20, 2014: Departmental Tenure and Promotion (TAP) Committee deliberates and votes
On or before November 21, 2014: School Tenure and Promotion (TAP) Committee deliberates and votes. Chair gives recommendation.
On or before December 1, 2014: TAP (Departmental, College/School, Senior Colleague, and/or Individual) Committee recommendations for promotion and/or tenure, written report and Fact Sheets are due in Office of the Provost for transmittal to CDFPT. The written report should provide reasoning on the tripartite indicators and vote counts. A minority report might also be submitted. Dean gives recommendation.
On or before December 5, 2014: Self-nominations due in Office of the Provost for transmittal to CDFPT
On or before December 15, 2014: Organizational meeting of CDFPT; Chairperson, Secretary, and two campus based Liaisons to CDFPT-Appeals elected.
On or before December 15, 2014, 5:00 PM: eDossiers completed. An Addendum can be submitted for materials relevant to your tenure and/or promotion (e.g. accepted publications, presentations, and awards) that occurred after the December 15, 2014 deadline.
(Adjunct nominees: FACT Sheet and Evaluations only) must be submitted to the Dean, copied to the Office of the Provost.
January 5-23, 2015: Council of Deans and Faculty on Promotion and Tenure (CDFPT) deliberates and votes. Council chair summarizes votes and recommendations.
The CDFPT communicates its recommendations to the Location Faculty Councils and the Provost.
*Committee Report due to the Office of the Provost within one week of Committee Meeting, no later than January 31, 2015.
At the February 2015 Location Council Meetings: Location Councils vote upon recommendations; recommendations forwarded to the Provost.
February 2015: The Provost reviews the recommendations of the CDFPT and Location Faculty Councils and forwards them to the President together with his/her own separate recommendations. President/Provost review dossiers, taking into account the votes and recommendations at all previous levels of consideration.
On or before March 24, 2015: Deadline for appeal to the President through the Office of the Provost.
March 25 – April 8 2015: Appeals Committee begins review of appeals
On or before May 8, 2015: Appeals Committee recommendations submitted to President
On or before May 15, 2015: President issues decisions on appeals and makes a final recommendation to the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees considers and votes on the President’s recommendations, usually at the next board meeting. Successful candidates are officially notified before the following academic year convenes.
IMPORTANT REMINDER----Please remember that in addition to the TAP guidelines listed here under the Provost Office web site there may be additional or alternative deadlines issued by the Dean of your School or College. Check with your chairperson and your Dean’s office.
*There is no exception granted to an individual to extend deadlines.