Faculty Evaluation & Sabbatical
Visit the Board Policy Manual for more information.
- 1-1-307 Faculty Evaluation
- 1-1-307(3) Post-Tenure Review
- 1-1-308 Promotion
- 2-3-801 Comprehensive Review
- 2-3-901 Promotion
- 2-3-902 Tenure
Visit the University Regulations for more information.
- 3-3-801(1) Comprehensive Review
- 3-3-801(1)(a) Promotion Review
- 3-3-801(1)(b) Pre-Tenure Review
- 3-3-801(1)(c) Tenure Review
- 3-3-801(1)(d) Post-Tenure Review
- 3-3-801(2) Annual/Biennial Review
- 3-3-901 Faculty Salary Increase for Promotion
Faculty Evaluation Clocks at UNC
Fall 2022 Tenure & Promotion Session
Third Monday in September
College Deans notify faculty eligible for promotion and/or tenure or required to undergo Annual/Biennial/Triennial and/or Comprehensive Review no later than the third Monday in September. A copy of the list should be sent to relevant Schools or Departments, Human Resources, and Academic Affairs.
College Deans notify Chairs/Directors of College level deadlines. Chairs/Directors notify faculty of Department/School Level Deadlines. Faculty electing to undergo optional Annual/Biennial/Triennial or Comprehensive Reviews notify their Chair/Director and College Dean. Deans provided updated final list of all faculty undergoing reviews to Human Resources and Academic Affairs.
Final lists of evaluations approved by Human Resources and Academic Affairs. Colleges add appropriate faculty names to Faculty Success* workflows and launch evaluation processes.
Eligible faculty members submit dossiers in Faculty Success*. Program area faculty, Chairs/Directors, and Deans complete reviews in accordance with established deadlines for the year.
Monday of Spring Break
Dean deadline for comprehensive reviews (must submit by this date). All previous steps then have an opportunity to respond. Review of faculty dossiers by Provost and the Provost's staff will begin as soon as response steps complete.
Early to Mid May
Provost's stage completed for all comprehensive reviews submitted by deadline. Provost recommendation summary submitted to President; letters sent to faculty in Faculty Success*.
Two weeks before June BOT Meeting
Promotion and tenure recommendations to BOT for June meeting.
Third Monday in May
Annual/Biennial Evaluations due.
Final notification of Board approval sent to faculty.
There are no longer evaluation forms. Information previously collected on the forms are now built into the Faculty Success* workflows.
*Digital Measures is now called Faculty Success.
Visit the Board Policy Manual and University Regulations
- 1-1-309 Faculty Leaves
- 2-3-1001 Sabbatical Leave
- 3-3-1001 Sabbatical Leave
Application for Sabbatical Leave Form (pdf)
Downloadable Word version: Application for Sabbatical Leave Form
Sabbatical Information Session Takeaways
Annual Sabbatical Deadlines
Third Monday in September
College Deans notify faculty eligible for sabbatical no later than the third Monday in September. A copy of the list should be sent to relevant Schools or Departments, Human Resources, and Academic Affairs.
Third Monday in November
Eligible faculty submit proposals to their chair.
First Monday in December
Chair and faculty recommendations are submitted to the dean.
Third Monday in December by Noon
Dean, chair, and faculty recommendations are submitted to the provost.
Provost sends sabbatical notifications.
February Board of Trustees' meeting
Provost reports decisions to the Board of Trustees.
- Academic Calendars
Academic calendars are managed by the Registrar's Office, including: 3-yr academic calendars, short courses, registration, and final exams.
Regulations and Governance
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