Membership (AY 2022-2023)

Name
Position
Department
Sobek, Durward
Chair
Academic Affairs

Wedum, Wendy

      Kesner, Todd

Member

Extension

    Alternate

Lipfert, Theo

    Larkin, Todd       

Member

Arts & Architecture

     Alternate

Menalled, Fabian

    Franklin, Mike

Member

Agriculture

    Alternate

Aytes, Kregg

    Virginia Bratton

Member

Business

    Alternate

Zauha, Jan

    Foster, Amy

Member

Library

    Alternate

Running, Alice

    Luparell, Susan

Member

Nursing

    Alternate

Windchief, Sweeney

     Lux, Christine

Member

Education & HHD

    Alternate

Lachapelle, Paul

     Thompson, John

Member

Letters & Science

     Alternate

Gannon, Paul

      Hodge, David

Member

Engineering

    Alternate

Anderson, Ryan
Ex officio
Faculty Affairs

Charge

Review, make suggestions for change, and approve all departmental and college role and scope statements, procedures, criteria, and standards related to tenure and promotion. Conduct an independent and substantive review of dossiers of all candidates subject to review. Forward to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs recommendations concerning the retention, tenure, and/or promotion, of each faculty member reviewed. Determines, to the best of its ability, whether a candidate's preceding reviews were conducted in substantial compliance with the procedures set forth by the department, college, and the Faculty Handbook.

Meetings

Fall and Spring, as required

Membership

Voting Members: One representative from each of the colleges, including the Extension Service and the Libraries.
Voting Ex Officio Members: Chair, Faculty Affairs.
Nonvoting Ex Officio Members: Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

Length of Term

Elected members of the UPT Committee serve three (3) year terms and are elected according to the calendar and procedures established by the Provost and dean of the college. Colleges may elect alternates to serve should the elected member be unable to serve. Members may not be reelected to consecutive terms. "P" is a partial term.

Appointed By

Faculty members are elected by the colleges and must be tenured Associate Professors or Professors. No faculty member up for review shall be a member, and no faculty member may serve as a member of a departmental or college review committee and of the University committee simultaneously.

Chair

Current--Durward Sobek
Title--Vice Provost
Appointed By--Provost
Length of Term--Term of office

Advisory To

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Reports Due

Retention, tenure, and promotion recommendations annually.