2.2 Academic Tenure and Promotion

Academic Tenure

Academic tenure is governed by Board of Trustees Policy 6.4.

Procedures regarding the tenure process are available in Appendix I of the Faculty Handbook.

10/21/21 - Updated to reference Board of Trustees Policy 6.4 as previous language was verbatim. Also removed the reference to Senate procedure 707.1 as this is also defined in Board Policy 6.4 and Appendix I.
1/26/2018 - Annual Review: Added the Senate Policy 707.1.1 hyperlink and Reference section.
12/08/2016 - Annual Review: No changes made to content.
06/03/2015 - To reflect current University titles, "Board of Control" is now "Board of Trustees".
1/27/2015 - Annual Review: To reflect current practice, the email address for questions is now policy@mtu.edu. No changes made to content.
02/06/2014 - Annual Review: Updated Michigan Tech and Handbook banners, no changes made to content.
03/13/2013 - Annual Review: "Approved by Faculty: January 28, 2004 (The final vote was 50-4 in favor.), Senate Proposal 13-06: Adopted by Senate on April 5, 2006, Approved by Administration: April 17, 2006, Passed Referendum: April 14, 2008 (out of 347 possible voters; there were 111 Yes votes and 17 No votes), and Board Policy 16.4, Approved by Board: December 12, 2008" now reads "Senate Procedures 707.1.1"
07/13/2011 - Annual Review: To reflect current University titles and practice, MTU is now Michigan Tech and the email address for questions is now hbwebmaster.
03/03/2011 - Revised to reflect updated Board of Control Bylaws and Policies.