Outstanding faculty members are an essential element of a great university. Faculty are subject to rigorous review processes during their life as a faculty member on this campus. These processes are guided largely by departmental bylaws and criteria; however, there are overarching campus policies and procedures to which all units must adhere.

Information, provided by the Office of Faculty Affairs, pertaining to the Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure of tenure | tenure-track faculty, can be found on the Office of Faculty Affairs website

This page provides information on the reappointment, promotion, and/or tenure review process for the college, as well as a link to common questions and answers.

If you have questions regarding this information please contact Ken Hopping at Kenneth.Hopping@colorado.edu.

Deadlines for submitting files to the dean’s office:

  • Oct 1: Comprehensive Review Files
  • Nov 1: Promotion to Associate Professor and/or Tenure Files
  • Dec 1: Distinguished Professor Pre-nominations
  • Jan 2: Promotion to Full Professor Files
  • Jan 16: Distinguished Professor – Complete Files
  • March 15: Professor of Distinction Nomination Files

Related forms and procedures: