Event Overview

This program is designed for and open to all Associate Professors in the Tenure System. This workshop is designed to

  • Clarify process expectations for attaining the rank of Full Professor in the Tenure System
  • Anticipate the opportunities and challenges
  • Inform mid-career decision-making and experiences
  • Review the process, procedures, and documentation

This program is biennial and will be held again in February, 2019.

Helpful Resources for Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure

  1. Appointment, Reappointment, Tenure and Promotion Recommendations (external link)
  2. Sample Dean’s Letter to the Lyman Briggs College Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) Candidates (external link)
  3. Guidelines for Faculty Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure in the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University (external link)
  4. Mapping the Terrain of Mid-Career Faculty at a Research University (external link)

Forms and Examples of Evaluated Materials

Form D: Recommendation for Reappointment, Promotion, or Tenure Action Form (external link) – instructions and fillable forms

Examples of Form D by College (Professor)

Examples of Reflective Essays by College (Professor)

Additional Resource