TENURE, PROMOTIONS, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE EMAIL:Tenure.Committee@umich.edu
Overview: The Tenure Committee serves as a review committee for cases arising under Regents Bylaw 5.09 (procedures in cases of dismissal or demotion); advises Senate Assembly on questions regarding tenure policy; and initiates studies of tenure questions. Developed the document Toward A Definition of Tenure .
Established by Senate Assembly according to Regents Bylaw 5.09.
|Toward a Definition of Tenure (November 1994)|
|Recommendations for Procedures to Attain Tenure
Approved by Senate Assembly on January 24, 2000
|Guiding Principles for Tenure Review for Instructional-Track Faculty (February 2002)|
|Report of the Committee to Consider a More Flexible Tenure Probationary Period (June 2005)
Responses to this report:
The National American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Initial Response (September 2005)
The National American Association of University Professors (AAUP) Committee A Response (November 2005)
Tenure Committee Response (December 2005)
|Assessing the Necessity of Extending the Maximum Probationary Period (May 2006)
By J. Lee & C.B. Smith
|Important Documents Relating to Tenure Issues (Updated May 2011)|