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Administrative Planning Calendar

The College of Arts and Sciences Planning Calendar contains dates and deadlines for this academic year. Additions and revisions will be distributed as necessary.  Please contact the Dean's Office with any questions.

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Date Description Category Keywords
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March 2, 2020 All 2020-2021 Mid-Year Cycle T & P files due via Blackboard submission.  One complete hard copy (including supplemental materials) due to Dean's Office. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
March 27, 2020 Bilinski Fellowship Program:  Deadline for unit nomination process to be completed Bilinski COVID19
April 3, 2020 Deadline:  Graduate Assistantship Enhancement Program (Round 3) CAS Initiatives/Awards COVID19
April 4, 2020 Department Chairs notify faculty in writing of option for 2020-2021 Regular Cycle Tenure and/or Promotion review Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
April 4, 2020 Department Chairs notify the Dean of the name of the 2020-2021 Regular Cycle Tenure and Promotion chair Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
April 6, 2020 Deadline:  Theme Semester Co-Curricular Program Grant Proposals due CAS Initiatives/Awards COVID19
April 10, 2020 Notification of Administrative Appointments returned to units Human Resources external 
April 13, 2020 Deadline:  Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Award nominations due to Dean's Office CAS Initiatives/Awards COVID19 ntt
April 15, 2020 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors and Dean Ford Chair/Director Meetings external 
April 19, 2020 Spring budget review:  FY19 A fund Projection based on 3/31/19 figures due to CAS Budget Office Budget and Finance  
April 20, 2020 Chair/Director Annual Review Process begins Chair/Director Evaluation & Review COVID19
April 20, 2020 Chair/Director Annual Review Process: Department Chair or Director Activity/Achievement Summary due Chair/Director Evaluation & Review COVID19
April 22, 2020 Meeting of CAS Graduate Directors Graduate Director Meetings  
April 24, 2020 Bilinski Fellowship Program:  Deadline for nomination packets to be submitted to Dean's Office Bilinski COVID19
April 27, 2020 Last Day of classes for Spring 2020 Semester Academic Calendar  
April 27, 2020 Chair/Director Annual Review Process:  Annual Review Unit Faculty Survey distributed Chair/Director Evaluation & Review COVID19
April 28, 2020 Reading Day Academic Calendar  
April 28, 2020 Provost Office Tenure and Promotion Workshops Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
April 29, 2020 Final Examinations (includes exams on Saturday) Academic Calendar  
April 30, 2020 Deadline to notify in writing all faculty eligible for Post-Tenure Review in 2020-2021. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
May 1, 2020 Fall 2020 Program Review: Unit external reviewer suggestions due to Dean's Office Academic Program Review COVID19
May 1, 2020 Spring 2021 Program Review:  Unit external reviewer suggestions due to Dean's Office Academic Program Review COVID19
May 1, 2020 Degree program assessment reports (GROUP 2) due to OIRAA Assessment  
May 1, 2020 Chair/Director Comprehensive Review:  Dean's Office Response Chair/Director Evaluation & Review COVID19
May 2, 2020 Deadline to notify potential 2020-2021 Regular Cycle T & P candidates of eligibility and forward timetable for submission of files. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
May 2, 2020 List of all faculty to be considered for Regular Cycle T & P in 2020-2021 due to Dean's Office. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
May 2, 2020 Official Notification by Department Chair: potential candidates are advised in writing of the timetable for submission for 2020-2021 Regular Cycle. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
May 4, 2020 Deadline:  Online Course Development Grant CAS Initiatives/Awards  
May 6, 2020 Deadline:  Applications for Summer/Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Enhancement Program (UREP) due to Dean's Office CAS Initiatives/Awards  
May 8, 2020 Commencement Exercises (Columbia Campus) Academic Calendar  
May 11, 2020 Chair/Director Annual Review Process: Unit Faculty Survey Responses due Chair/Director Evaluation & Review external COVID19
May 15, 2020 Executive summaries of degree program assessment reports (GROUP 2) due to OIRAA Assessment  
May 15, 2020 Bilinski Fellowship Program: Fellow Interim Report due to Dean's Office Bilinski  
May 20, 2020 Meeting of CAS Department Chairs, Academic Program Directors, Center/Institute Directors and Dean Ford Chair/Director Meetings  
May 25, 2020 Memorial Day (no classes held) Academic Calendar  
May 25, 2020 Chair/Director Annual Review Process:  Evaluation Committee Report due to Dean’s Office Chair/Director Evaluation & Review COVID19
May 29, 2020 Bilinski Fellowship Program:  Notification regarding new fellows Bilinski COVID19
May 30, 2020 Chair/Director Standard Review Process:  Department Chair or Director Activity/Achievement Summary due Chair/Director Evaluation & Review  
June 1, 2020 Deadline for eligible faculty to notify Dean of intent to do Post-Tenure Review or retire within three years. Tenure and Promotion  TenurePromotion
June 5, 2020 List of all faculty undergoing Post-Tenure Review due to Dean's Office Tenure and Promotion  
June 10, 2020 Outstanding fiscal year commitment reimbursements due to CAS Budget Office Budget and Finance  TenurePromotion
June 22, 2020 Fall 2020 Program Review:  Unit self-study reports due to Dean's Office Academic Program Review  
June 30, 2020 Dean's Office forwards all completed external reviews to the Provost Office Academic Program Review  
June 30, 2020 Chair and Director Standard and Annual Review Processes:  Dean's Office Response Chair/Director Evaluation & Review  
July 3, 2020 Independence Day Holiday (no classes held) Academic Calendar  
July 31, 2020 Bilinski Fellowship Program: Fellow Interim Report due to Dean's Office  Bilinski  
September 1, 2020 Non-TT Faculty Promotion Requests due to Dean's Office Human Resources  ntt
January 15, 2021 Spring 2021 Program Review:  Unit self-study reports due to Dean's Office Academic Program Review  

 


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