PROMOTION AND TENURE POLICY FOR NMSU
Prepared by the PROMOTION & TENURE POLICY TASK FORCE.
On May 3, 2007 the Faculty Senate passed Proposition 18-06/07, which revised Sections 5.88, 5.90, and 5.91 of the NMSU Policy Manual. President Mike Martin approved the legislation on May 11, 2007 and the Board of Regents ratified the new promotion and tenure policy on September 7, 2007 and October 22, 2007. This policy will take effect August 1, 2008.
NMSU – COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES
POLICIES & PROCEDURES FOR PROMOTION AND/OR TENURE
The following policies and procedures, as recommended by the Faculty Affairs Committee of the college, were passed by the college faculty on April 15, 1975 and amended April 17, 1979, October 1979 March 1982, and March 2008. NMSU Policies and Procedures are updated frequently and supersede college and departmental guidelines. In particular, the philosophy and requirements for promotion and tenure within the college are derived and expected to be consistent with the section 5.90 of the NMSU Policy Manual.
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