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Promotion, Tenure, and Post-Tenure Information

This page provides information, policies and forms for use during the promotion and tenure cycle and the post-tenure review cycle. The departmental chair or school/college dean are the best resources to faculty for information about these processes. Questions may also be directed to Patricia Williams in the Office of Academic Affairs.

Post-Tenure Review FAQ's (12/21/15)

Post-Tenure Review (PTR) Procedures and MOU with AAUP (Adopted by Faculty Senate, June 1, 2015, Ratified by AAUP Membership, September 4, 2015) 

Incorporating University PTR Procedures into Departmental Guidelines: In accordance with the Procedures for Post-Tenure Review (PTR) at Portland State University (PSU), dated June 1, 2015, hereafter referred to as University PTR Procedures, are expected to add a section about PTR to the end of your department's promotion and tenure (P&T) guidelines. Instructions and template can be found here.

Post-Tenure Review Appraisal Signature Sheet and Recommendation Form

Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (Revised & Reapproved, April 2014, Effective July 1, 2014) -pdf version

Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (Revised & Reapproved, April 2014, Effective July 1, 2014: ) -word version

Deadlines for Academic Personnel Actions (2015)

Other references:

2014 Revisions to the PSU Promotion and Guidelines (FAQs)

2014 Amended Promotion and Tenure Guidelines Spring Forum Presentation (PPT)

Promotion and Tenure Tips for New faculty (2014)

Establishment of new dean's check list and review cycle -1/8/10

Cycles for annual, third year and tenure review -effective Fall 2009

Dean's Checklist for Promotion and Tenure (effective for faculty hired 9/09 or later)

Filing Electronic P&T Portfolios

Former Guidelines Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (Adopted June 2009) -word version
(This version may be used by NTTF hired before September 16, 2014, who choose the promotional pathway described in appendix IV of the Revised & reapproved guidelines effective 7/01/14)

Former Guidelines: Promotion and Tenure Guidelines (Adopted June 2009) -pdf version
(This version may be used by NTTF hired before September 16, 2014, who choose the promotional pathway described in appendix IV of the Revised & reapproved guidelines effective 7/01/14)