Faculty Personnel Policy

The Syracuse University School of Information Studies Faculty Personnel Policies document outlines annual evaluation processes for faculty, including categories like Tenure Track, Professor of Practice, and Teaching Professors. It emphasizes evaluating faculty based on teaching, research, and service, with clear guidelines for committee composition, document submission, and the annual review process. The document also covers contract renewal criteria for Professors of Practice and Teaching Professors, ensuring transparency and consistency in faculty assessments and renewals.

IST-FAC-01:  INTRODUCTION AND FACULTY TYPES   

01.1 Faculty Types

IST-FAC-02: PROCESS AND CRITERIA FOR APPOINTMENT TO TRACK AND RANK

02.1 Tenure-Track or Tenured Faculty:

02.2 Professors of Practice

02.3 Teaching Professor

02.4 Research Professor

IST-FAC-03: SEARCH PROCESS

03.1 Initiation of a Formal Search

03.2 Search Committee Composition

03.3 Job Descriptions

03.4 Administrative Support to the Search Committee

03.5 Search Process

03.6 Tenure consideration for a newly hired tenure-track faculty member

IST-FAC-04: ANNUAL EVALUATIONS

04.1 Annual Evaluations: Tenure Track

04.1a)   Eligibility and Timing of Annual Evaluations

04.1b) Application Documents to be Submitted

04.1c) Annual Review Process

04.2 Annual Evaluations: Professor of Practice

04.2a)   Eligibility and Timing of Annual Evaluations for Professors of Practice

04.2b) Review Documents to be Submitted by Professors of Practice for Annual Reviews

04.2c) Annual Review Process for Professors of Practice

04.2d) Professor of Practice: Contract Renewal

04.3 Annual Evaluation: Teaching Professors

04.3a) Eligibility and Timing of Annual Evaluations for Teaching Professor

04.3b) Review Documents to be Submitted by Teaching Professors for Annual Reviews

04.3c) Annual Review Process for Teaching Professors

04.3 d) Teaching Professors: Contract Renewal

04.4 Dean’s Meeting and Letter to Faculty Member under Review

IST-FAC-05:  REAPPOINTMENT, PROMOTION, AND TENURE

05.1 Criteria for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure

05.1a) Promotion: Tenure-Track Career Faculty

05.1b) Promotion: Teaching Faculty

05.1c) Elaboration of Criteria for Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty

05.1d) Elaboration of Criteria for Professors of Practice

05.1e) Elaboration of Criteria for Teaching Faculty

05.2 Application Documents to be Submitted (Tenure Track)

05.3 Application Documents to be Submitted (Professor of Practice)

05.4 Application Documents to be Submitted (Teaching Professor)

05.5 Elaboration of Evidence for Reappointment, Promotion, or Tenure Decisions

05.6 Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Process

05.6a) General

05.6b) Augmented Personnel Committee

05.6c) Personnel Committee

05.6d) Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Meetings

05.6e) Results of Voting

05.6f) Augmented Personnel Committee’s Letter

05.6g) Dean’s Recommendation Letter

05.6h) Appeal

05.6i) Notification to the Faculty Senate or the Vice Chancellor

05.7 Other Appointment Issues

05.7a) Review of the Dean

05.7b) Pre-Tenure Leave of Absence (tenure track)

05.7c) Research Leave of Absence (tenure track)

05.7d) Leave of Absence (Professor of Practice and Teaching Professor)

05.7e) Research Leave of Absence process and timeline

05.7f) Emeritus/Emerita Status

05.7g) Faculty Grievances

05.7h) Faculty Dismissal

05.8 Negative Reappointment, Promotion, or Tenure Decisions

IST-FAC-06: Policies and Procedures for Visiting Scholars

06.1 Introduction

06.2 Definitions

06.3 Policies

06.4 Procedure

06.5 Appendices

IST-FAC-07: Parental Leave

IST-FAC-08: External Mentors

IST-FAC-09: Teaching and Professor of Record Assignment Guidelines for Faculty


Faculty/Staff Guidelines and Policies

 IST-GEN-01: Emergency Communications

01.1 On-campus emergencies

01.2 Large-scale off-campus emergencies

01.3 Localized off-campus emergencies

01.4 Media Comment

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