Information Item# 2: Promotion & Tenure Report From Interim Provost Earle Traynham (2014/2015- April)



March 5, 2015



TO:           Chip Klostermeyer, President, Faculty Association

                 John White, President, UFF


FROM:      Earle C. Traynham

                  Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


RE:           Promotion and Tenure Report to the Faculty Association and United Faculty of Florida



In accordance with the procedures outlined in the UNF-UFF Collective Bargaining Agreement, I am submitting the following report: In 2014-15 there were 32 tenure and/or promotion cases reviewed by the University Committee and two promotion case for the Library. There was one candidate who withdrew from the tenure and promotion process.


The recommendations are included below:


Provost Recommendation
University Committee   
Tenure/Promotion to Associate

17/15 positive 17/15 positive
Promotion to Assistant

1/1 positive 1/1 positive
Promotion to Professor

14/14 positive 14/12 positive, 2 tied
Promotion to Associate University Librarian    

2/2 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.