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Provost’s Office / Important Academic Deadlines for 2015-2016
  • Sabbatical Leave:
    • September 15 - Application Due to Academic Dean
    • October 1 - Academic Deans Notify Applicant
    • October 15 - Last Day for Applicant to Respond and/or Defer
    • November 1 - Last Day for Sabbatical Committee to review applications
    • Last Day of Fall Semester- Last Day for Sabbatical Committee to make recommendation to the Provost
    • January 15 - Last Day for Provost to Notify Applicant (barring emergencies)
  • Bistline Grant:
    • October 15 - applications must be submitted to the Office of the Provost
    • November 20 - Date the Provost must inform the faculty member if he/she will receive the grant
  • Development:
    • October 15 – applications for regular appointment (for faculty with development ending in Fall) should be received by Department Chair
    • February 15 – applications for regular appointment (for faculty with development ending in Spring) should be received by Department Chair
  • Promotion in Rank:
    • September 14 – deadline to make a written request for promotion to Department Chair
    • October 1 - Department Chair will notify the faculty candidate in writing, with a copy to the Office of the Provost, whether they are ready for promotion review.
    • January 7- all necessary Promotion materials, including confidential references must be received by the Office of the Provost
    • February 20 – last day to consider all applications
    • March 1 – deadline for Promotion Committee to vote
    • March 7 – all recommendations to Provost (2 weeks for questions and concerns).
    • Three weeks after receiving initial recommendations, forward to President.
    • Three weeks for President to make decision.
  • Course Manuals:
    • Fall 2015 - December 14 - Fall course manuals due in Department Chair’s office; assessment piece due January 5
    • Spring 2016 - April 25 – Spring course manuals due in Department Chair’s office; Assessment piece due May 10
    • Summer 2016 - August 22 – Summer course manuals due in Department Chair’s Office; Assessment piece due first day of Fall classes
  • Annual Reports/Faculty Planning Worksheets:
    • December 1 – Evaluation forms/planning worksheet/rubric will be available
    • January 29 – Probationary Faculty Only – Annual Reports/Planning Worksheets due in Department Chair’s Office
    • February 15 – Deadline for Department Chair’s to meet with Probationary Faculty
    • February 15 - Annual Reports/Planning Worksheets for Faculty (not Probationary) due in Department Chair’s office
    • No later than April 1 – Deadline for Department Chair’s to meet with all Regular faculty
    • July 1 – last date to make changes in evaluation procedures for upcoming year
  • Miscellaneous Dates:
    • By October 1 - Seniority List to Federation
    • By May 1 – Last Day to apply for leave of absence
    • First Paycheck in May – Merit bonuses to be awarded

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