MEETINGS FOR 2017-18

Meetings are held as needed.

COMMITTEE MANDATE

The Committee on Tenure and Promotions makes recommendations, as required, on Faculty and University policy concerning tenure and promotions  shall deliberate on Faculty tenure and promotion policy and make recommendations on such policy to Faculty Council and the Dean.   It liaises with the Senate Committee on Tenure and Promotions to confirm the list of tenure and/or promotion candidates scheduled for consideration, ensures that timelines are maintained and makes regular reports to Council on the disposition of files by category. The Faculty Committee on Tenure and Promotions, when augmented by two members from the Senate Committee on Tenure and Promotions, acts as a Review Committee and is constituted as a sub-committee of the Senate Committee on Tenure and Promotions. Acting as a review committee, it will evaluate the recommendations of Department Adjudicating Committees to ensure that procedures set out have been followed and that the criteria used in the evaluation of files have been applied fairly and in accordance with University criteria. When the committee determines that the procedures have been followed in all material respects, that the appropriate criteria have been fairly applied and that the judgment of the Adjudicating Committee concerning application of University criteria is correct, it will concur in the judgment and forward the file to the President. When the committee determines that procedures have not been followed and/or that the appropriate criteria have not been fairly applied, it shall send the file back to the Adjudicating Committee and require that proper procedures be followed and the file be reconsidered with the criteria fairly applied.

If a member of the review committee has considered a file as a member of an adjudication committee, he/she shall not take part in consideration of the file at the review level. The majority of members shall be tenured.

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP:

One full-time faculty member from each Department (or designate) elected by Council, One full-time faculty member elected by Council, 2 students (normally one undergraduate, one graduate), 2 members from the Senate Tenure and Promotions Committee (when meeting as a Senate Review Committee), Vice Dean Academic (non-voting), Secretary to Committee (non-voting).

2017-18 MEMBERS:

One full-time faculty member from each department (or designate), elected by council Rashid Bashir (CIVL), George Tourlakis (EECS), Gunho Sohn (ESSE), Dan Zhang (MECH)
One full-time faculty member elected by council Eric Ruppert
2 students (1 UG, 1 Grad) Shamil Samigulin/Saiba Trisa, (UG), TBA (Grad)
2 members from the Senate Tenure and Promotions Committee As designated by Senate (rotating)
Vice Dean, non-voting Rob Allison – CHAIR
Secretary to Committee, non-voting Janice Hylton