Progress Toward Tenure Review

Aerial view of KU's Fraser hall at sunrise

The progress toward tenure review is a formal review conducted approximately midway through the probationary period for tenure-track faculty. The purpose of the review is to give faculty members a meaningful appraisal of their progress-to-date toward earning tenure and to orient them to elements of the formal tenure review process. At the conclusion of the review, faculty members receive a letter from the dean providing feedback on their progress toward tenure and informing them of the review outcome: (1) evidence sufficient for continuing the tenure-track appointment; (2) evidence requires a subsequent probationary review in the next academic year; or (3) evidence supports a recommendation for non-reappointment.

In lieu of an open meeting, we have recorded a short informational video


Reporting charts are due from the schools on March 01, 2024 at 5:00 pm

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Progress Toward Tenure Review Documents