Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines
CVM Mid-Tenure Review: Process
1. When the call for mandatory Promotion
and Tenure is announced in June, Department Heads will notify
the Office of Academic Affairs of faculty who will be evaluated
for tenure and for mid-tenure review.
2. The format for mid-tenure review will
follow the format for tenure review as described by the Provost's
Office and the Office for Academic Affairs.
3. The faculty member should have his/her
dossier delivered to the Department Office by the first Monday
4. The Department Chair will request review
of the faculty member's progress by the department promotion
and tenure committee. A letter of summary should be generated
by the committee and returned to the Department Office by
the first Monday in December.
5. No external letters of evaluation need
be solicited except in the case of an unsatisfactory performance
evaluation. In this case, the faculty member may request external
6. The Department Chair's review should
be completed by the first Monday in January. Please submit
the faculty member's dossier and associated letters of review
at this time. A description of the department chair's letter
and instructions can be found at: CVM Mid-Tenure Review: Instructions
for Department Chairs (2005).
7. The College Promotion and Tenure Committee
will review the dossier. They may co-sign the Department Chair's
letter or attach and addendum. The Dean may do likewise. The
final letter(s) with signatures should be delivered by February
8. The department chair will deliver a
copy of the mid-term evaluation to the faculty member. This
letter and process will fulfill the requirement for and annual
9. A copy of the
Department Chair's letter, with co-signatures and addendums
(if any) will be included later in the mandatory tenure dossier,
as required by the Provost's Office.