Faculty and Staff Handbook Calendars for Promotions, Sabbaticals and Professional Staff Development Leaves

Faculty and Staff Handbook


September 17, 2021 President provides the Union with faculty line analysis and recommended promotional opportunities.
September 24, 2021 Union meets with President to discuss Union’s promotional opportunity recommendations and rationale. President provides final number of promotional opportunities to Union Leadership.
October 1, 2021 President or his designee announces number of promotions at each rank.
November 1, 2021 Candidates submit applications to Department Committee.
November 23, 2021 Department Committee submits recommendations and supporting materials to University Promotion Committee (Provost and Senior Vice President’s office.)
November 29, 2021 Department Committee sends written notification to each person recommended for promotion; persons not recommended for promotion also notified.
December 7, 2021 Persons not recommended for promotion may appeal to University Promotion Committee.
February 4, 2022 University Promotion Committee meets with President to discuss recommendations.
February 10, 2022 University Promotion Committee submits its final recommendations to President. UPC sends out the UPC’s recommendations to the candidates.
February 15, 2022 President notifies UPC regarding acceptance of final recommendations.
March 1, 2022 President notifies candidates, in writing, of his intent to recommend promotions to the Board of Trustees for approval at the June Board of Trustees meeting.
June 16, 2022 President notifies candidates, in writing, of the Board of Trustees’ decisions.

September 14, 2021 Sabbatical Leave Calendar for sabbatical awards for the 2022-2023 academic year will be announced by the Provost’s Office.
November 2, 2021 Applications for sabbatical leave must be received by Associate Provost for Academic Affairs.
December 7, 2021 Sabbatical Committee must submit recommendations to the Provost and Senior Vice President.
December 21, 2021 Sabbatical awards for 2022-2023 academic year announced by the Provost and Senior Vice President.


Candidates must submit applications to President no later than February 3, 2022.

Note: When a contractual or legal deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline becomes the following business day.