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Promotion & Tenure Packets

Tenure Packets:

Letter from faculty member explaining why he/she feels qualified to receive tenure. Refer to quality of teaching with specific examples. (no more than 1 page)

Vita:   Information needs to be in chronological order with most recent date first.

Degree information at the top, then work experience including teaching, and service to Georgia Highlands College.  Three Sections: Teaching – Service – Professional development

 Goal Plan:  (2-3 yr, no more than 1 page)

Do not include student evaluations or “thank-you” notes.

Three examples of course material which may include brief explanatory notes (no more than 5 pages).

Letter from a colleague in support (optional – no more than 1 page)

Letter to be added to packet by faculty member's academic dean (no more than 1 page):

          References to student outcomes related to applicant’s teaching, classroom observations, student evaluations, and contributions to advising and assessment.

Promotion Packets

Letter from faculty member explaining why he/she feels qualified to receive promotion.  Refer to quality of teaching, service, and professional development. Address things done since last promotion only.   (no more than 1 page)

Vita:   Information needs to be in chronological order with most recent date first.

Degree information at the top, then work experience including teaching and service to Georgia Highlands College.  Three Sections: Teaching – Service – Professional development

Goal Plan:  (2-3 yr, no more than 1 page)

Do not include student evaluations or “thank-you” notes.

Three examples of course material which may include brief explanatory notes (no more than 5 pages).  Include only materials used since last promotion.

Letter from a colleague in support (optional – no more than 1 page)

Letter to be added to packet by faculty member's academic dean (no more than 1 page):

References to student outcomes related to applicant’s teaching, classroom observations, student evaluations, contributions to advising and assessment, and Service and Professional Development.


A faculty member must send notification of his/her intention to apply for promotion/tenure directly to the VPAA by e-mail or memo using deadline date noted on the VPAA’s memo.

 

June 2004

 

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