Important Due Dates for Faculty

This page outlines important due dates for individuals, and for reappointments & promotions committees for the 2014-15 academic year.

IMPORTANT DUE DATES FOR INDIVIDUALS

I. Leaves: Applications and Reports (to Committee on Faculty Appointments)

A. October 1, 2014 -- Report on leave in academic year 2013-14 or spring 2014

B. October 1, 2014 -- Application for leave in one or both semesters of 2015-16 or calendar year 2016

C. March 2, 2015 -- Report on leave in calendar year 2014 or fall 2014

D. March 2, 2015 -- Memo of intent to take leave during one or both semesters of academic year 2016-17 or calendar year 2017 (applies to tenured and tenure-eligible faculty only)

II. Grants and Awards Applications

For additional details, see memo entitled Faculty Awards: Guidelines and Information on Awards to the Faculty for Scholarly Activities in the Research Awards and Grants section of this handbook or at http://www.wellesley.edu/provost/facinfo/awards.

A. Educational Research and Development (ER&D)
  1. Monday, September 22, 2014
  2. Monday, November 10, 2014
  3. Monday, December 1, 2014 - Team Taught Experimental Course Grants only
  4. Monday, February 9, 2015
  5. Monday, April 13, 2015
B. Faculty Awards
  1. Monday, September 22, 2014
  2. Monday, November 10, 2014
  3. Monday, February 9, 2015
  4. Monday, April 13, 2015
C. Travel reimbursement grants (to the Provost's Office).

Applications may be made at any time throughout the year.

III. Merit Reviews for Eligible Full and Associate Professors

March 30, 2015 – Materials from full and associate professors eligible for merit review

IV. Tenure/Promotion Candidates

A. November 17, 2014 – List of nominators of outside evaluators of scholarly work: spring 2015 promotion or tenure decisions

B. December 15, 2014 – Materials for outside evaluators for spring 2015 tenure decisions

C. January 15, 2015 – Materials for outside evaluators for spring 2015 promotion decisions

D. April 15, 2015 – List of nominators of outside evaluators of scholarly work: fall 2015 tenure decisions

E. July 15, 2015 – Materials for outside evaluators for fall 2015 tenure decisions

V. Tenure-Track Reappointment Candidates

February 2, 2015 – Candidates submit relevant materials to the CFA and to their R&P

VI. Faculty on Term Appointments

For lecturers and senior lecturers on multi-year contracts which end at the end of 2015-16 and for lecturers and senior lecturers on one-year contracts: Candidates submit relevant materials to the CFA and to their R&P by February 2, 2015.

VII. Instructors in Science Laboratory (ISLs)

A. For ISLs on their first one-year contract, eligible for reappointment to a second one-year contract: Candidates submit relevant materials to their R&P and to the provost and dean of the college by February 2, 2015.

B. For ISLs and senior ISLs on multi-year contracts which end at the end of 2015-16 and for ISLs on a one-year contract who are eligible for reappointment to a multi-year contract: Candidates submit relevant materials to the CFA and to their R&P by February 2, 2015.

IMPORTANT DUE DATES FOR REAPPOINTMENTS & PROMOTIONS COMMITTEES

I. Submit Recommendations to the Committee on Faculty Appointments

A. October 1, 2014 – Reappointments of PERA faculty being reviewed in the fall

B. October 15, 2014 – Tenure (assistant professors)

C. February 17, 2015 – Deadline for departmental R&Ps to bring recommendations for initial appointments to the ranks of associate professor and full professor to the CFA for its approval

D. March 2, 2015 – Reappointments of tenure-track faculty requiring one-year notification (See Articles of Government, Book I, Article IX, Section 4)

E. March 16, 2015 – Tenure (associate and full professors)

F. April 1, 2015 – Reappointments and/or promotions of PERA faculty being reviewed in the spring

G. April 15, 2015 – Promotion to full professor

II. Submit Recommendations to the Provost and Dean of the College

A. March 2, 2015 – Recommendations for reappointments of Instructors in Science Laboratory (ISLs) on their first one-year contract, eligible for reappointment to a second one-year contract

B. February 13, 2015 – Recommendations for ISLs on a one-year contract, eligible for reappointment to a multi-year contract, and for ISLs and senior ISLs on multi-year contracts which end at the end of 2015-16

C. February 13, 2015 – Request to appoint an individual after her/his fourth year of service as a visiting lecturer to a term contract as lecturer

D. February 13, 2015 – Recommendations for reappointment of lecturers and senior lecturers on multi-year contracts which end at the end of 2015-16 and for lecturers and senior lecturers on one-year contracts

E. Spring 2015 – Recommendations for contract renewals of term faculty (i.e. visiting lecturers) with one to three years of service at the college

III. Submit to the Provost and Dean of the College

A. September 15, 2014 – Verification of 2013-14 annual conversations for tenure-track faculty members and faculty on term appointments (i.e. lecturers and senior lecturers), instructors in science laboratory, and senior instructors in science laboratory; verification of 2013-14 conversations for tenured fourth-year associate professors

B. October 15, 2014 – Names of candidates to be considered for early promotion to full professor in spring 2015

C. September 15, 2015 – Verification of 2014-15 annual conversations for tenure-track faculty members, faculty on term appointments (i.e. lecturers and senior lecturers), instructors in science laboratory, and senior instructors in science laboratory; verification of 2014-15 conversations for tenured fourth-year associate professors