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The COVID Asterisk

Some Senior Administrators have reassured faculty that there will be a COVID “asterisk” on their promotion/tenure files because of negative consequences of the pandemic. There is no information about how case files will be assessed with the implications of the pandemic in mind.  What you need to do in the annual review process is ask […]

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Arbitrator judges student evaluations inappropriate for tenure and promotion decisions

An arbitrator’s decision at Ryerson University released July 6, 2018 has ordered that student-based evaluations of teaching not  be used in tenure and promotion cases, effective immediately. The decision stated that the evaluations “are imperfect at best and downright biased and unreliable at worst”. With respect to the evidence provided Student Evaluations of Teaching (SET) […]

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CWI writes President Stoicheff: Indigenous Women – Tenure and Promotion

The Committee on Women’s Issues, chaired by Susan Fowler-Kerry, continues to work actively to raise awareness about women’s issues at the university. Most recently, they have been engaged in a series of discussions related to evaluations of Indigenous Women on this campus. In an effort to promote transparency and fairness as we embrace diversity and Indigenization, […]

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It’s never too soon to think about tenure or promotion

Today is the best day to start thinking about your promotion/tenure case. You have a lot of resources to help you with your case. If you are planning to go forward for renewal, tenure or promotion this fall, consider joining USFA representatives at the University Club in the Club Room from 11:30 to 1:30 April […]

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Thinking about renewal of probation, tenure or promotion?

If you are planning to go forward for renewal, tenure or promotion this fall, please join USFA representatives for lunch at the University Club in the Club Room from 11:30 to 1:30 April 26 or 29 to talk about the process. It’s on us! Soon, if not already, these annual processes will get underway. By […]

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When to go for tenure or promotion

You can elect to go for tenure or promotion in any year if you believe you have met the standards. The applicable standards may seem less than clear, however, and it may be difficult to gauge how strong your case is, especially when the process involves some subjective assessments of the value of your contributions. […]

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It’s never too soon to think about tenure or promotion

Today is the best day to start thinking about your promotion/tenure case. You have a lot of resources to help you with your case. If you are planning to go forward for renewal, tenure or promotion this fall, consider joining USFA representatives at the University Club in the Club Room from11:30 to 1:30 April 14 […]

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