Promotion and Tenure

 

FAQs and New Information

Frequently Asked Questions About Promotion and Tenure: 2017-2018

NEW: 2017 Promotion and Tenure Workshop Presentation
By Dr. Kathleen Bieschke, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
October 19, 2017
MediaSite recording

Update regarding the 2017 presentation and workshop: Please note that four external reviewers are required for all sixth-year promotion and tenure cases, as well as promotion to full professor cases. During the workshop, the initial answer to this question was incorrect and was corrected later in the workshop.

 

Key Policies, Guidelines. and Forms

University Policy AC21 (formerly HR21): Definition of Academic Ranks

University Policy AC23 (formerly HR23): Promotion and Tenure Procedures and Regulations

2017-2018 Administrative Guidelines for Policy AC23 (formerly HR23): Promotion and Tenure Procedures and Regulations

Revisions to the Administrative Guidelines for Policy AC23 (formerly HR23) for 2017-2018

Early Tenure Review Guidelines

Immediate Tenure Review Guidelines

Promotion and Tenure Form (PDF) – also available on page 40 of the 2017-2018 Administrative Guidelines

 

Committees

2017-2018 Immediate Tenure Review Committee

2017-2018 University Promotion and Tenure Review Committee

 

Reports

NEW: Associate Professors: Time in Rank (2016-2017 Annual Report)

Faculty Tenure-Flow Rates

 

Activity Insight

Activity Insight is an online software tool by Digital Measures designed to help faculty members collect, organize, and display their data for the purposes of annual reviews, promotion and tenure, and more.

Activity Insight at Penn State

Executive Summary: Faculty Activity Insight Systems (FAIS)

 

Workshops, Presentations, and Resources

2017 Promotion and Tenure Workshop Presentation
By Dr. Kathleen Bieschke, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
October 19, 2017
MediaSite recording

Statement of Practices for the Evaluation of Teaching Effectiveness for Promotion and Tenure

Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence (SITE)
(SITE offers instructional consultants to assist with issues related to teaching and learning.)

Student Rating of Teaching Effectiveness (SRTE)