Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee
|Dr. Arthur Nimmo||Chair (Tenured Full Professor elected by Faculty Assembly)||2014|
|Dr. Indraneel Bhattacharyya||Tenured Associate Professor elected by Faculty Assembly||2014|
|Dr. Marc Ottenga||Clinical Full Professor elected by Faculty Assembly||2016|
|Dr. Cal Dolce||Tenured Full Professor appointed by the Dean||2015|
|Dr. Jeannine Brady||Tenured Full Professor appointed by the Dean||2016|
|Dr. Shannon Wallet||Tenured Associate Professor appointed by the Dean||2016|
|Dr. Wendell Willis||Clinical Associate Professor or above appointed by the Dean||2014|
|Dr. Clay Walker||Ex officio: Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs (non-voting)|
|Ms. Melissa Long||Support staff|
The committee will consist of eight full time faculty members of the college as follows: (a) four tenured faculty holding the rank of full professor; (b) two tenured faculty holding the rank of associate professor; (c) one clinical full professor; and (d) one clinical associate professor. One-half of the members of the committee (two tenured professors, one tenured associate professor and one clinical full or associate professor) will be elected by tenured faculty members of the college and one-half of the committee members will be appointed by the dean.
The committee will elect the chairperson and vice chairperson of this committee from the tenured faculty holding the rank of full professor. The terms of appointment for members of the Promotion and Tenure Committee will be for a period of three years with no member serving consecutive terms. The Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs will serve as a non-voting, ex officio Secretary of the committee. The committee reports directly to the Dean.
Tenure reviews, mid-career reviews for tenure accruing faculty, and tenure upon hire reviews, will be performed by a sub-committee consisting of the six tenured faculty members.
Promotions and mid-career reviews for promotion will be reviewed by a sub-committee consisting of all members that hold a rank superior to that of the candidate under consideration.
Sustained performance evaluations will be reviewed by a sub-committee consisting of all members holding a rank equal or superior to the candidate under consideration.
New appointments at the rank of full professor will be reviewed by a sub-committee consisting of the five full professors only.
A sub-committee consisting of the full professors will complete professorial step reviews.
Standing Committee Charge
As stated in the Constitution and Bylaws, it is the responsibility of this committee to carry out the duties as outlined in the College’s promotion and tenure guidelines and the Regulations of the University of Florida as related to faculty appointment, awards, mid-career evaluations, promotion and tenure processes, and sustained performance evaluations.
The full committee is responsible for the annual review and recommendations for modifications of the College of Dentistry’s Promotion and Tenure Guidelines. These recommendations will be submitted to the Faculty Assembly for discussion and approval.
Additional Charge from the Dean for 2013–2014
This year, the Committee, with the associate dean of faculty affairs, should concentrate on implementing the revised Promotion and Tenure guidelines. These guidelines specifically take into consideration the following:
- The University of Florida’s Tenure and Promotion policies
- The University’s expectations for awarding tenure
- Criteria for determining if an appointment should be on tenure track or clinical track either as multi-mission or single mission.
In addition to the above, I would like the Promotion and Tenure committee to closely monitor the following:
- External letters of evaluation, these are letters of evaluation and are not letters of recommendation or support. Such letters should be solicited from individuals of the same or higher rank who do have or have not had a personal, professional, or mentoring relationship with the candidate. Such relationships are considered by the University as a conflict of interest and are inappropriate.
- Since the rate of rejection of packets for either tenure/promotion or promotion alone was more than double this past cycle, by both the Academic Personnel Board and the President of the University, the College P&T committee must examine the packets in the upcoming cycle with a more critical eye.
This year, each standing faculty committee will be charged with reviewing relevant outcome measures from the new college strategic plan. The measures which should be reviewed by the Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee include the number and ratio of faculty tenured and/or promoted.
The committee should evaluate performance on this measure and when appropriate, action plans for improvement should be instituted using the Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA) cycle. The PDCA is the college’s model for outcomes assessment and evaluation.
Individual Faculty Member Responsibilities
The Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee meets once a month on average for 1 hour over lunch. There are several processes in which the committee is involved. Although the committee meets all year round, in general, the Promotion and Tenure process begins in July and ends in December. Committee members must be available and be willing to attend all meetings related to P and T and the other processes in order to effectively serve as a member. The mid-career review process generally begins in August and ends in December. The salary pay plan increases are reviewed during January and February each year. Sustained performance evaluations are done from May through June.
In addition to monthly meetings, committee members review P and T packets outside of the meetings which can be extensive. Outside review of mid-career reviews and salary pay plan increases are similar to P and T in that they are also extensive. Sustained performance reviews require review of summary documents only.
Time commitment: Approximately 1 hour per month for meetings along with extensive review time required depending on the number of packets under consideration.
Schedule of Meetings
The Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee meets from 8:00–9:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
|June 17, 2014
|May 20, 2014
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
|March 11, 2014
|February 11, 2014
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
|November 19, 2013||D4-16||N/A||View||N/A|
|November 12, 2013||D5-10||N/A||View||N/A|
|November 5, 2013||D4-16||N/A||View||N/A|
|October 29, 2013
|September 24, 2013
|September 10, 2013
|August 7, 2013
|June 18, 2013
|May 21, 2013||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|April 1, 2013
|March 5, 2013
|February 14, 2013||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
|January 14, 2013
|November 30, 2012||meeting cancelled|
|November 28, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 27, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 19, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 23, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|September 25, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|September 14, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|August 6, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|July 24, 2012||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|June 19, 2012||D4-16||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|May 29, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|April 10, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|February 14, 2012||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 23, 2011
|November 18, 2011||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 15, 2011||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|November 8, 2011||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 1, 2011||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 25, 2011
|September 27, 2011||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|September 13, 2011||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|August 8, 2011||DG-41||View||View||N/A|
|June 29, 2011
|May 31, 2011
|February 22, 2011
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
|November 16, 2010
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
|November 9, 2010
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
|November 2, 2010
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
|October 25, 2010
|September 7, 2010
|June 17, 2010
|May 14, 2010||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|February 19, 2010||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|December 8, 2009||D5-10||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|December 1, 2009
|November 17, 2009||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|November 10, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 27, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 20, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|September 29, 2009
|September 22, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|September 8, 2009
|September 1, 2009
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
|June 22, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|May 8, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|January 22, 2009||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|December 12, 2008||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|December 1, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 20, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 14, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 7, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 27, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 10, 2008||D4-16||View||View||View|
|June 16, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|June 4, 2008||D4-16||View||View||View|
|May 19, 2008||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|May 5, 2008||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|April 15, 2008||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|March 17, 2008||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|January 30, 2007||D5-10||View||View||N/A|
|November 28, 2007||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|November 14, 2007||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 31, 2007||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|October 15, 2007||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|August 29, 2007||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|January 11, 2007||D4-16||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|November 29, 2006||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
|November 16, 2006||D5-10||View||N/A||N/A|
|November 3, 2006||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
|September 21, 2006||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
|August 7, 2006||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|June 19, 2006||D4-16||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|May 11, 2006||D4-16||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|March 15, 2006||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
|February 24, 2006||D4-16||View||View||N/A|
|January 17, 2006||D4-16||View||N/A||N/A|
For more information visit the Faculty Tenure & Promotion Information page.