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3.8. Multi-Year Review Schedules

 https://web.kennesaw.edu/academicaffairs/guidelines 

Tenure and Promotion Reviews, Tenure Reviews (for Tenure Track Faculty),
and Promotion Reviews (for Lecturers, Non-Tenure Track Faculty with Professorial Rank (including Clinical Faculty), Instructors, and Tenured Faculty with Professorial Rank)

Mid-August

Submit Portfolio to Department Office

Mid-August to Mid-September 

Department Review Committee review 
(see NOTE)

Mid-September to Early October

Department Chair review (see NOTE) (Department Chair review can begin earlier, but no Chair decision should be made before the end of the optional faculty response deadline)

Early October

Portfolio is Transferred to the Dean’s Office by the Department Chair

Early October to Early November

College Dean’s review (see NOTE)

Early November

Portfolio is transferred to Provost/VPAA’s Office (except portfolios with any negative decisions or requests for additional review go directly to College committee)

November to December

College Committee review (portfolios with any negative decisions or requests for additional review)

November-December-January

Provost/VPAA Review and Referral to College Committee as needed

January to Early February

College reviews as needed Based on Provost/VPAA’s request (see NOTE)

February and March

Provost/VPAA and President recommendations 
(see NOTE)

April

Submission to Board of Regents for their records

 
 

For Third-Year Pre-Tenure, or Pre-Promotion Reviews, Third-Year Reviews (For Lecturers and Senior Lecturers, Instructors, and All Faculty with Professorial Rank)
and Sixth Year Reviews (for Senior Lecturers and Non-Tenure Track Faculty with Professorial Rank, including Clinical Faculty)

Mid-September

Submit Portfolio to Department Office

Mid-September to Mid-October

Department Review Committee review (see note)

Mid-October to Early November

Department Chair Review (see note)
(Department Chair review can begin earlier, but no Chair decision should be made before the end of the optional faculty response deadline to the Department review)

Early November

Portfolio is Transferred to Dean’s Office by 
Department Chair

Early November to Early December

College Dean Review (see note)



For Post-Tenure Review (for Tenured Faculty)

Early October

Teaching Faculty Submit Portfolio to Dean’s Office

Early-October to Early November

College PTR Committee Reviews Teaching Faculty (see note)

Mid-November to Early January

College Dean Reviews Teaching Faculty (see note)

The exact dates for the tenure and promotion, third year, and post-tenure review schedules can be found on the Academic Affairs webpage at https://web.kennesaw.edu/academicaffairs/.
 
NOTE: Within 10 calendar days from the review decision, the candidate has the right to respond to the committee’s or administrator’s decision and justifications by submitting a written letter to the reviewing committee or administrator and copied to the next level of review. The reviewer (committee or administrator) does not respond to this letter.