Information Item# 1: Promotion & Tenure Report by Provost Earle Traynham (2016/2017 - Apr)


March 9, 2017




TO:       Radha Pyati, President, Faculty Association
John White, President, UFF 
FROM:         Earle C. Traynham
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 2016-17 there were 36 tenure and/or promotion cases reviewed by the P&T University Committee and 2 promotion case for the Library and 6 promotion cases for Instructor/Lecturer reviewed by the Instructor/Lecturer Committee.

The recommendations are included below:


Provost  Recommendation

University Committee

          to Associate

25/25 positive

23/25 positive,
1 tied, 1 negative

Tenure Only

Promotion to


10/10 positive


10/10 positive

Promotion to
          University Librarian

2/2 positive

Not Applicable

Promotion to
Associate Instructor/Lecturer

6/6 positive

6/6 positive


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.