Promotion & Tenure Advisory Committee

Function: Committee members review promotion and tenure applications and provide the provost with advice regarding the strengths and weaknesses of each candidate as well as identify areas where additional information may be needed. The committee is advisory onlyl and has no decision-making authority.

Membership: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, ex officio; Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, ex officio; Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate School, ex officio; Vice President for Human Resources, ex officio; at least four Faculty members nominated by the Faculty Senate for 3-year terms with reappointments are at the Provost’s discretion; Administrative and Fiscal Officer, staff.

Nomination procedure for the appointment of faculty members: The Faculty Senate Committee on Committees will put forth a slate of nominees to the Provost who will then assign the faculty member and term.
Current members (2018-2019):
Jeffrey St. John, Senior Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, Ex officio
Kody Varahramyan, Vice President for Research & Dean of the Graduate School, Ex office director,
Chris Lindstrom, Vice President of Campus Human Resources, Ex officio
Dianne Avery, Administrative and Fiscal Officer, Staff
Elizabeth Allan, Faculty (EDHD), term ends 2019
Clayton Wheeler, Faculty (ENG), term ends 2019
Ramesh Gupta, Faculty (CLAS), term ends 2020
Mary Ellen Camire, Faculty (NSFA), term ends 2020
Stephanie Welcomer, Faculty (MBS), term ends 2020

Reports to: Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost