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Tenure & Promotion Guide
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The Tenure and Promotion Subcommittee of the Professional Development Committee has worked diligently to create a series of Tenure and Promotion Guidelines that can be used by theatre department chairs, University administrators, and those on the tenure track as:

  • an explanation of the process and the expectations for academic activities
  • and an outline of the professional standards for candidates from the field of theatre who are pursuing tenure and promotion.
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ATHE Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

Front Pages (.pdf file, 239.7 KB)

  • Table of Contents
  • Preamble
  • Executive Summary
  • Tenure and Promotion in Theatre
  • Areas of Evaluation - Research and Scholarship,Teaching, Service
  • The Tenure Process - The Search and Hire, Factors for Tenure
  • Tenure Review
  • The Tenure/Promotion File
  • Evaluating Creative Production - External Peer Review, Review Materias Documenting Creative Production in the Tenure and Promotion File, General Criteria for Evaluation
  • Expectations for Theatre Professors
  • Tenure and Promotion Checklist for Candidates

Theatre Specialist Pages

Appendices, Authors and Development - pdf file, 135.8 KB

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