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 .
Composition: Up to (12) faculty members, representing a cross-section of Schools/Colleges and Regional Campuses members, with attention to race, ethnicity, gender, and rank. Members serve a three-year term. (1) SACUA liaison.
Established by Senate Assembly according to Regents Bylaw 5.09.
|Goncalo Abecasis||Public Healthfirstname.lastname@example.org||2013-2016|
|Reuven Avi-Yonah (CHAIR||Lawemail@example.com||2015-2018|
|Karen Fournier||Music, Theatre & Dancefirstname.lastname@example.org||2014-2017|
|Emily Nicklett||Social Workemail@example.com||2015-2018|
|David Smith||SACUA Liaisonfirstname.lastname@example.org||2016|
|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)|