Faculty Promotion Calendar


September 17, 2021


President provides the Union with faculty line analysis and recommended promotional opportunities.

September 24, 2021

Union meets with President to discuss Union’s promotional opportunity recommendations and rationale. President provides final number of promotional opportunities to Union Leadership.

October 1, 2021

President or his designee announces number of promotions at each rank.

November 1, 2021

Candidates submit applications to Department Committee.

November 23, 2021

Department Committee submits recommendations and supporting materials to University Promotion Committee (Provost and Senior Vice President’s office.)

November 29, 2021


Department Committee sends written notification to each person recommended for promotion; persons not recommended for promotion also notified.

December 7, 2021

Persons not recommended for promotion may appeal to University Promotion Committee.

February 4, 2022

University Promotion Committee meets with President to discuss recommendations. 

February 10, 2022

University Promotion Committee submits its final recommendations to President. UPC sends out the UPC’s recommendations to the candidates.  

February 15, 2022

President notifies UPC regarding acceptance of final recommendations.

March 1, 2022

President notifies candidates, in writing, of his intent to recommend promotions to the Board of Trustees for approval at the June Board of Trustees meeting. 

June 16, 2022

President notifies candidates, in writing, of the Board of Trustees’ decisions.

Note: When a contractual or legal deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline becomes the following business day.