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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 3, 2017
Post tenure review ratings due to the Office of the Provost
Apr 17, 2017
Third Year Review recommendations for non-reappointment forwarded to Provost for approval by this date
Apr 25, 2017
UCTP Tenure and Promotion Orientation
Gambrell Hall, Room 153
Candidate Session: 10:00 a.m.
Deans and Unit Chairs/Directors: 11:00 a.m.
May 5, 2017

2017-2018 Regular cycle candidate name submissions due for tenure and promotion decisions.

2017-2018 Mid-year cycle files due to the Office of the Provost via Blackboard.


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.