Information Item # 3- Submitted by the Academic Programs Committee          (2011-2012/May)

April 2, 2012




TO: Pat Plumlee, President, Faculty Association
Cheryl Frohlich, President, UFF
FROM: Mark E. Workman
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
RE: Promotion and Tenure Report to the Faculty Association


In accordance with the procedures outlined in the UNF-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement, I am submitting the following report:   In 2011-12 there were 24 tenure and/or promotion cases reviewed by the University Committee and one promotion case for the Library.


The recommendations are included below:


Provost  Recommendation
University Committee
          to Associate 
12/13 positive
11/13 positive
Promotion to Professor 
9/11 positive 
6/11 positive, 2/11 tied 
Promotion to Associate
University Librarian 
1 positive
Not applicable


The promotion and tenure process is the most significant mechanism the university has for ensuring a high quality faculty. I thank all those that have shared in honoring its fairness and rigor.