Announcements

Clarification of process for Career NTTF renewals

March 31, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

This message serves as clarification of the renewal notification process for bargaining-unit, career non-tenure-track faculty (NTTF). Further information on the non-renewal notification process was provided in a January 28, 2016 email.

Sabbatical deadline reminder

February 11, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

This is a reminder that the university-wide deadline for sabbatical leave requests for AY17 is February 29, 2016.  You may wish to note that the deadline to submit sabbatical leave requests to Academic Affairs is always the last work day in February. Please distribute this message to your units.

For more information on sabbatical leave and the application process, please visit the Academic Affairs website.

Welcome Mariann Hyland, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

February 2, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

It is my pleasure to welcome Mariann Hyland to the university as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Mariann’s responsibilities will focus primarily on faculty personnel issues and she will serve as the chief Academic Affairs liaison with United Academics and Human Resources’ Employee and Labor Relations team. Additionally, Mariann will support the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs with policy review and development.

TTF offer letter template

February 2, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

To assist you in the hiring process, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has posted an offer letter template focused on tenure-related faculty. This template is based on efforts within the College of Arts and Sciences to standardize offer letters. I am grateful to Associate Dean Karen Ford for her assistance in responding to this need in CAS and, by extension, the university. The template responds to most, if not all, variations for making an offer.

Notice of renewal/non-renewal for career NTTF

January 28, 2016

Dear Colleagues,

The university is obligated to provide notice of renewal or non-renewal of appointment to career non-tenure-track faculty bargaining unit members. This message serves as a reminder of the following deadlines for providing that notice. Further information on the notification process, and link to templates for notification letters can be found on the Academic Affairs website under Contract Renewal.

Accreditation and professional certification

January 25, 2016

The following is sent on behalf of Doug Blandy and Susan Anderson, Senior Vice Provosts for Academic Affairs, and Brad Shelton, Interim Vice President for Research and Innovation.

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Changes in process for NTTF promotions

December 8, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

This message is to alert you of two changes in the process for NTTF promotion cases. Please forward to your units as appropriate.

Summer Session Policy Development

December 7, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

As units begin work on 2016 summer assignments, please ensure that everyone in your school or college who has a role in summer appointments has the following information:

Materials attached:  2015-18 UA CBA Article 18 (Summer Session Appointments and Assignments, attached)

Two processes need to occur:

Process timeline for mid-term reviews for tenure-track faculty

December 4, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has updated the guidelines for the mid-term review process for tenure-track faculty.  Please note the following new timeline:

The timeline and process for Mid-term Reviews

CBA Language in Offer Letters

December 3, 2015

Dear Colleagues,

The following paragraph should be included in your offer letters for all academic appointments.

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