Tenure and Promotion Resources and Guidelines
College of Liberal Arts
College of Information Technology & Engineering
College of Science
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
For deadlines, please see the Personnel Calendar on the Academic Affairs Due Date page.
Navigate Your Career - from the Georgia Tech ADVANCE Program. Available as a download, this activity allows you to strategize about academic career paths as you progress towards tenure and promotion.
The Top Ten Things New Faculty Would Like to Hear from Colleagues from Tomorrow's Professor Msg.#566 from Mary Deane Sorcinelli, University of Massachusetts. A must read posting that features "Tenure Truisms", "Collegiality and Community" and "The Balancing Act".
Principles of Good Practice: Supporting Early Career Faculty
by Mary Dean Sorcinelli outlines ten best practices and provides examples of innovative approaches to each.
The Academy as Community: A Manual of Best Practices for Meeting the Needs of New Scholars
(2004) from The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences directs recommendations towards chairs/deans.
Gender Differences in the Careers of Academic Scientists and Engineers: A Literature Review
(2004) NSF Special Report provides analysis of gender differences in tenure and promotion rates.
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