Associate Provost for Faculty and Academic Planning

Howard Dewald

Howard Dewald, Associate Provost for Faculty & Academic Planning 

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Group II Faculty Promotion

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Timeline for Group II Promotion for AY 2014-2015




On or before the last day of fall semester exams
Chair/Director (or equivalent regional campus person or body) notifies faculty member in writing of departmental decisions regarding promotion


On or before the first day of spring semester
Chair/Director (or equivalent regional campus person or body) forwards dossiers for faculty receiving positive recommendations for promotion, along with the own written letter of support, to the college or regional campus dean.


On or before March 1
Dean notifies chair/director/others and candidate in writing of rejection of departmental recommendations for promotion

College dean sends select portions of dossiers, for faculty receiving positive recommendations for promotion, along with his/her own written letters of support, to the associate provost for faculty and academic planning.  (Attention: Anita Leach, Cutler 310) Note: submit all dossiers from each college at the same time.

Regional campus dean sends select portions of dossiers, for faculty receiving positive recommendations for promotion, along with his/her own written letters of support, to the executive dean for regional higher education. (Attention: Kim Hayden, Cutler 306) Note: submit all dossiers from each campus at the same time.


March 1 - March 31
Dossiers under review by the executive vice president and provost and the president.


April 1
Provost notifies dean, chair/director, and candidate in writing of decision regarding promotion


Throughout the promotion review process, the Group II Faculty Promotion Review Form must accompany the dossier.

Only certain materials from the promotion packet are submitted to the executive vice president and provost and the president for their review. For a list of these materials, scroll down toward the bottom of the page.



Group II faculty ranks:

  • Assistant Lecturer (part-time less than 0.5 FTE)
  • Lecturer (0.5 FTE or greater) - normal hire rank
  • Associate Lecturer - intermediate rank
  • Senior Lecturer - highest rank


Information regarding Group II faculty definition, hiring, and promotion may be found in the Ohio University Faculty Handbook. An excerpt from the handbook regarding promotion for Group II faculty is copied below.
 

Faculty Handbook Section II.C.3.b.vi.
Group II Faculty may be promoted (without tenure). Minimum criteria for consideration for promotion are outlined in II.C.3.b.vi.a-c; these are minimum criteria for consideration for promotion; Departments, Schools, and Regional Campuses may establish more stringent criteria for promotion.

a. A faculty member hired as an Assistant Lecturer may be eligible for promotion to Lecturer at such time as their qualifications and performance meet the department's or division's normative criteria for Lecturer, as appropriate for their teaching/ service distribution.

b. An individual is expected to spend a minimum of five years in the rank of Lecturer before being considered for promotion to Associate Lecturer and have qualifications of the previous title, as appropriate for their teaching/service distribution. Service as a Group II faculty member at any rank during the prior to AY 2012-2013 shall be included in the minimum years of service required for consideration for promotion.

c. An individual is expected to spend a minimum of five years in the rank of Associate Lecturer before being considered for promotion to Senior Lecturer and have qualifications of the previous title, as appropriate to their teaching/service distribution. Service as a Group II faculty member at any rank during or prior to AY 2012-2013 shall be included in the minimum years of service required for consideration for promotion.
 

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