Information Item #1 - Promotion & Tenure Report From Provost Workman          (2012-2013/April)



March 8, 2013




Gordon Rakita, 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 2012-13 there were 42 tenure and/or promotion cases reviewed by the University Committee and three promotion case for the Library.

The recommendations are included below:


  Provost Recommendation   University CommitteeRecommendation  
          to Associate

21/22 positive, 1 negative 
1 withdrawn from consideration
19/23 positive, 4/23 negative
          to Professor 

1/1 positive 1/1 positive
Promotion to

16/14 positive, 2/14 negative
2 withdrawn from consideration
13/18 positive, 5/18 negative
Promotion to Associate
University Librarian

1 positive not applicable
Promotion to University Librarian 2 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.