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Right to Appeal: Which Committee Hears Which Appeals?

The use of the word Department below refers to either the Department Renewals and Tenure Committee or the Department Promotions Committee, as applicable

The use of the word College below refers to the College Review Committee

Renewal of Probationary Period

DEPT → CRC → URC → UNIV APPEAL
  • If the Department does not recommend tenure, the College Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the College does not recommend tenure, the University Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the University Review Committee does not recommend tenure, the (University) Renewals and Tenure Appeal Committee hears the appeal.

(Article 14.5.5)

Tenure

  • If the Department does not recommend tenure, the College Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the College does not recommend tenure, the University Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the University Review Committee does not recommend tenure, the (University) Renewals and Tenure Appeal Committee hears the appeal.

(Article 15.12.6)

Promotion to Associate Professor

DEPT → CRC → UNIV APPEAL
  • If the Department does not recommend promotion, the College Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the College does not recommend promotion, the (University) Promotions Appeal Committee hears the appeal.

(Article 16.5.4)

Promotion to Professor

DEPT → CRC → URC → UNIV APPEAL
  • If the Department does not recommend promotion, the College Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the College does not recommend promotion, the University Review Committee hears the appeal.
  • If the University Review Committee does not recommend promotion, the (University) Promotions Appeal Committee hears the appeal.