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Awards and Recognition

Promotion

The promotion process involves evaluation by department faculty, chairs, deans/directors, college/library promotion and tenure committees, the Provost, the President, and final approval by the Board of Trustees.

Tenure

The award of tenure acknowledges meritorious performance and the expectation of future contributions. The tenure process involves evaluation by department faculty, chairs, deans/directors, college/library promotion and tenure committees, the Provost, the President, and final approval by the Board of Trustees.

Emeritus Awards

The University shall confer emeritus or emerita status upon a faculty member or administrator with faculty rank following retirement from the University or death while in University service, if he or she has met the criteria as described in the Faculty Handbook.