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Tenure and Promotion

The University of South Carolina is committed to recruiting, retaining, and promoting outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence in teaching, research, service, and outreach. The University believes that the presence of a high quality and diverse community of scholars is necessary to achieve such excellence.

The Faculty Manual contains university guidelines for tenure and promotion.  Unit Criteria and procedures for tenure and promotion are available online.

Important Dates

Apr 1, 2016
Post tenure review ratings due to the Office of the Provost
Apr 15, 2016
Third Year Review recommendations for non-reappointment forwarded to Provost for approval by this date
Apr 26, 2016
UCTP Tenure and Promotion Orientation
May 9, 2016 Submission of candidate names due for the 2106-2017 Regular Cycle tenure and promotion decisions.


Submit Candidate and Unit T&P Chair Names

The names of candidates for tenure/promotion review must be submitted according to the tenure promotion calendar schedules.  Submit candidate names online.

Names of unit T&P chairs chosen by the units each year should be submitted to the Office of the Provost online. Submit unit T&P chairs.