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Tenure and Promotion Schedule


Requests, Meetings, and Recommendations

April (each year)

Departments & Schools initiate the T&P process

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Deans submit listing of all faculty applying for tenure and/or promotion to the Provost (email list to

Monday, Oct. 8, 2012

Department heads and committees submit recommendations to College Committee

Monday, Nov. 5, 2012

College/School Committees submit recommendations to Dean.

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012

Required documents from the candidates' dossiers and recommendations of Departmental Chairs, Department Committees and Deans submitted to the Provost. (Contact if assistance is needed in assembling the required documents.)
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 Candidates will be notified of the Provost's recommendation. Provost's recommendation will be forwarded to the President for review.
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 Candidates receiving a negative recommendation from the Provost must contact the Chair of the Appeals Committee if they intend to appeal the recommendation.
Friday, March 29, 2013 Recommendations by the Appeals Committee are forwarded to the President for review. Candidates will be notified of the President's recommendation.
  • The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) will be notified of the President's candidates for tenure and/or promotion recommendations.
  • TBR will review and vote on the University's recommendations during its June meeting. The University is usually notified of TBR's decision around mid- July.
  • Upon notification of the Board's approval, the President will notify the candidates of TBR's decision.
Sept. 1, 2013 Effective date of tenure and/or promotion for approved candidates.

Tenure and Promotion

Academic Affairs Administration

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Memphis, TN  38152-3370
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