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2,721: Criteria in Recommending Tenure and Promotion

Revised: 12/15/97

Merit as Defined in the NSHE Code: The recommendation for awarding tenure to academic faculty may include, but not be limited to, specific review of the faculty member's teaching effectiveness and scholarship record, along with the following criteria:

  1. A record of effectiveness as a university teacher, including the ability to communicate effectively with students;
  2. Demonstrated teaching competence in a classroom and laboratory;
  3. Definite interest in advising students;
  4. Skill in handling classroom and campus routines;
  5. Evidence of continued professional growth through study, membership in professional organizations, and creative or research activity;
  6. Demonstrated ability to work in harmony with colleagues in the best interests of the university and the people it serves;
  7. Service on college and university committees;
  8. A record of creative or research activity resulting in publication or comparable productivity;
  9. Reputation among colleagues for stability, integrity, capacity for further significant intellectual and professional achievement;
  10. Indication of respect and esteem of colleagues and students;
  11. Recognition and respect for participation and service in worthy community, state, or nationwide activity.

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