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Faculty Promotion Materials

University Promotion Information

Office of the Provost: Faculty Promotion and Tenure


College of Science Promotion Information

These documents are a supplement, giving college-specific information regarding the tenure and promotion criteria. The relevant university-level documents are

  1. Academic Tenure and Promotion (I.B.2) and
  2. Criteria for tenure and promotion for the West Lafayette Campus.

Details regarding the documentation of material in support of a promotion are in Tenure and Promotion Policies and Procedures, Section X of the College of Science Policies and Procedures Manual. The criteria described here are general in nature reflecting the diversity of ways to provide evidence of scholarship in our college. They summarize the major items that are the focus of the discussions at the College of Science Area Committee when reviewing nominations for tenure and promotion. Detailed department-specific criteria are listed separately below.


Departmental Promotion Criteria

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