Instructions and Timelines for Procedures for Pre-Tenure, Tenure, Promotion, and Post-Tenure
Reviews of Winthrop University Library Faculty
Every Library Faculty member should have a copy of these instructions and timelines, together with copies of the two documents, Criteria for Tenure as Applied to Winthrop University Library Faculty and Criteria for Promotion as Applied to Winthrop University Library Faculty. Persons being interviewed for Library Faculty positions will be made aware of these documents and the requirements stated in them.
When a new Library Faculty member is hired, it is the responsibility of that person’s supervisor to provide him/her with copies of all documents pertaining to tenure and promotion. These documents should be included in all copies of the Dacus Library Faculty/Staff Manual, and should also be maintained in the Office of the Dean of Library Services.
These instructions should be read in the context of the relevant sections of the Winthrop University Faculty Manual. The Dacus Library Faculty will adhere to the timelines for these review processes as given in the Winthrop University Faculty Manual and as distributed annually by the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Faculty members who are hired in tenure-track positions must go through a Pre-Tenure Review at the appropriate point in their service, as specified in the Winthrop University Faculty Manual.
When a deadline date occurs on a weekend or a holiday, the action listed for that deadline date should be performed by the next regular business day.