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Academic Policies and Documents

This page contains policies, documents, and forms related to the academic governance of the University. Most are in PDF format and can be opened with Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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General University Policies

Policies and Forms Related to the University Tenure Process

  • University Tenure Policy
    The official University policy on faculty tenure. Additional information can be found in the Rank, Tenure and Promotion handbooks for each school.
  • Guide to the Tenure Review Process
    An overview of the University's tenure review process, including: eligibility, when to apply, and the steps in the review process.
  • Best Practices for Tenure and Promotion Review
    A list of recommendations intended to put applicants’ portfolios in the best possible light and to clarify expectations.
  • Tenure Application Forms
    The following forms are available for download during the current tenure process:

    Forms for graduate/professional school faculty:

Policies Related to Faculty Research

Policies and Documents Regarding Academic Courses and Programs

Other Academic and Provost Office Policies and Documents