The APT Toolbox is designed to contain all of the college and university documents that department chairs, department promotion and tenure chairs, and department P&T coordinators need to prepare for promotion.

1. Formal documents (University and College of Medicine)

2. External Evaluations

3. Dossier Creation and Vita (formerly Research in View (RIV))

4. Responsibilities and FAQ for Department P&T Process

5. Schedules

  • Sample Department Schedule
  • Annual Key Dates and Deadlines:
    • May: College Dean notifies Department Chairs of their faculty's mandatory reviews for tenure, reappointment, fourth and eighth year tenure track reviews
    • May 1 – June 30: Departments notify the college which non-mandatory candidates requested promotion and/or tenure considerations
    • June 1 - Aug. 30: Departments solicit external evaluations and candidates work on dossiers
    • Sept. 30: Deadline for candidates to submit dossiers to Department Promotion & Tenure Committee
    • Nov. 1: Deadline for departments to submit completed dossiers to College Office of Academic Affairs. Incomplete dossiers will be returned. 
    • November - February: College Promotion & Tenure Committee meetings occur
    • February: Dean notifies candidates of College decision
    • 3rd Friday in February: Final deadline for departmental submission of Clinical and Research Track Re-appointments, and Tenure Track fourth and eighth year reviews
    • 4th Friday in February: College submits dossiers to Provost
    • February - April: University Promotion & Tenure Committee meetings occur
    • April: fourth & eighth year reviews returned to the department
    • April - May: Provost notifies College / University of decision and submits recommendation to the Board of Trustees 
    • June: Board of Trustees final approval, title effective date
    • Sept. 1: Salary increase implemented

6. Miscellaneous sample documents (from various departments)

7. Other resources

8. Links to P & T resources