School of Medicine Office of Faculty Affairs

Chair's Letter of Intent for Transfers Out of Tenure Stream

"Type A" - Temporary Transfer Out of Tenure Stream

  1. This temporary transfer out of the tenure stream has been mutually agreed upon by the faculty member and the department's faculty promotion and appointment committee. There must be a reasonable expectation of fulfilling tenure criteria during this time extension.
  2. The temporary transfer was precipitated by exceptional circumstances
  3. Description of designated plan to remove the circumstances which prevented the normal progress towards a tenure recommendation.

TYPE A ACTIONS REQUIRE THE AGREEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION COMMITTEE AND THE WRITTEN CONCURRENCE OF THE FACULTY MEMBER

"Type B" - Permanent Transfer Out Of Tenure Stream

  1. The transfer is meant to be permanent.
  2. The major direction of the faculty member's activities substantially differ from faculty in the tenure stream.
  3. This decision was made in consultation with the department's faculty promotion and appointment committee and was discussed with the faculty member.

TYPE B ACTIONS REQUIRE THE AGREEMENT OF THE DEPARTMENTAL PROMOTION COMMITTEE