Sample letter to candidates for promotion to associate professor who are not recommended by the department P&B
After review of your record and all
materials provided, I regret to inform you that, at this time, the
Department P&B will not recommend you for promotion to Associate
Professor. You may appeal this decision, in writing, to the dean of
the division, by ____.
If you appeal,
the dean will inform the department. The department will arrange to
prepare the appropriate Forms of Cover Page, Departmental Report, Candidates CV, Teaching/Student Evaluations, Workload , and Personal Statement with the cover page marked “Appeal,” and forward
these, as well as your personal file and whatever supporting materials
you wish to have considered, to the dean for consideration in the
subsequent review steps. As with candidates recommended by the
department, please inspect these materials to make sure they are
complete. As described in the Procedures for Promotion, you are not
permitted to see materials associated with the known formerly as "Form A", including the cover page, the P&B report,
the chair’s report, and the letters from external reviewers.