Promotion and Tenure Resources

The Provost’s Office understands that promotion and tenure application processes can feel daunting. It is our hope that these events and resources may provide useful direction and guidance for interested faculty.

Academic Leadership Breakfasts, 2021-2022

The Academic Leadership Breakfasts are a set of gatherings held throughout the academic year on topics relevant to the work being done by associate deans, department chairs, and school/center/institute directors. The Provost’s Office coordinates the series in close partnership with various units/offices around campus which present on a variety of topics ranging from professional development opportunities to ongoing and upcoming initiatives. They also are a forum for Provost Volin to answer questions and concerns.

Unless noted otherwise, each breakfast is held in Wells Conference Room 1.

  • Thursday, September 30, 2021 from 8:00-10:00am
  • Monday, November 8, 2021 from 8:00-10:00am (McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House)
  • Monday, January 31, 2022 from 8:00-10:00am (ZOOM only)
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 8:00-10:00am
  • Friday, April 8, 2022 from 8:00-10:00am

Faculty Panels and Events Archive

Supporting Students During Omicron: Q&A Pop-up Panel for Instructors

This event held on Feb 11, 2022 was aimed at helping faculty best address some of the various challenges instructors and their students are facing during the pandemic. Topics covered included absences, student conduct, and student health and well-being. Expert panelists were available to respond to questions and concerns from instructors.

Link to recording of the session

Facilitator: Jessica Miller, Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development


  • Kenda Scheele, Associate Vice President for Student Life
  • Peter Schilling, Executive Director of CITL
  • Karen Pelletreau, Director of Faculty Educational Development
  • Ann Maxim, Director of Academic Support Services for Student-Athletes
  • Sara Henry, Director of Student Accessibility Services
  • Jessica Browne, Staff Clinician from the UMaine Counseling Center
  • Frank Wang, Psychologist from the UMaine Counseling Center