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Note: this timeline is for AY 13-14 only will change beginning AY 2014-2015
12/1/2013- Department and College Group II promotion criteria established and ready for implementation.
3/1/2014- Group II dossiers due to Department/School for review and recommendation.
4/1/2014- Department forwards recommendation to College for review and recommendation.
5/15/2014- College forwards recommendation to Provost for review and recommendation.
6/15/2014- Provost announces recommendation on 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, click here.
Submit all recommendations, from each college or regional campus, at the same time.
Athens Campus: Submit to Anita Leach, Cutler Hall 310
Regional Campuses: Submit to Kim Hayden, Cutler Hall 306
Group II faculty ranks:
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.