ARTP Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education

Charter College of Education
Division of Applied and Advanced Studies in Education
Date Approved: September 2020


Confidentiality of Personnel Deliberations

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees (Probationary and Temporary Appointment, Retention, Tenure, and Promotion, and Evaluation of Temporary, Probationary and Tenured Faculty)


Current Applied and Advanced Studies: Division Appointments Committee
Responsible for recommending appointment of tenure-track and tenured faculty.
Members: Three (3) tenured full or associate professors (1 Probationary Faculty member may be elected)
Alternates: Two (2) tenured full or associate professors

Cross Divisional Participants
If the division appointments committee determines that the search process would benefit from expertise from faculty outside of the division, but within the college, the committee can request to add a member from another division. Faculty from the requested division, who have agreed to be nominated by the requested division, will stand for election by faculty by the requesting division.

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees

The department annually elects 3 personnel committee.

The probationary and tenured faculty members of the department or equivalent unit shall elect a peer review committee(s) of tenured faculty members. When there are insufficient eligible members to serve on the peer committee, the department shall elect members from a related academic discipline(s).

(The Committees, as a whole, must take responsibility for the following tasks: Probationary Appointment; Temporary Appointment; Retention, Tenure and Promotion; Range Elevation; Evaluation of Temporary Faculty; Evaluation of Probationary Faculty; Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (Post-Tenure review); Evaluation for Request to Emeritus status; and Collaboration on the Development of Individual Professional Plans. It is required that each unit indicate below which Committee is responsible for each of these tasks.)

Committee Titles and Responsibilities

Number of Members

(at least 3; all tenured full time)

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

Number of Alternates

(1 or more; all tenured full-time)*

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

Division RTP


Responsible for Retention, Tenure, and Promotion review of tenure-track and tenured faculty; post-tenure review; collaboration with faculty in  the preparation of Individual Professional Plans

Three (3) tenured full professors; FERP faculty may serve as needed Two (2) tenured full professors

Review of Lecturers Committee (LRC)

Responsible for review of all temporary lecturers, including range elevation

Three (3) professors (full and/or associate). In electing members of the LRC, faculty are encouraged to place high priority on disciplinary diversity so that the committee reflects a range of expertise across AASE programs. FERP faculty may serve as needed.

Three (3) professors (full and /or associate). Alternates will be selected according to the majority of the ballots cast by preferential ballot after the three regular members are elected.
Appointments Committee

Responsible for recommending appointment of tenure-track and tenured faculty.

Three (3) tenured full or associate professors (1 Probationary Faculty member may be elected) Two (2) tenured full or associate professors

Eligibility for Committee Service and Balloting

Recruitment of Probationary Faculty


The Division Chair, with the assistance of the Division Appointment Committee and the entire Division, reviews the need for faculty, establishes the number of positions needed and the nature of personnel for each of these positions. This statement of need is then referred to the Dean of the College for review and for final determination of the number of positions to be filled.

Appointment of Probationary Faculty

Personnel Action Files

Individualized Professional Plans

Eligibility for Tenure and Promotion

Area of Specialization Terminal Degree
Instructional Tech/ Computer Education Ph.D. or Ed.D.
Applied Linguistics/TESOL

Ph.D. or Ed.D.

Educational Psychology/Foundations

Ph.D. or Ed.D.

Educational Administration

Ph.D. or Ed.D.

Research & Evaluation

Ph.D. or Ed.D.

Evaluation of Permanent Instructional Faculty


All probationary faculty are reviewed according to the: Charter College of Education Guidelines for Preparation of the WPAF for Evaluation (Retention, Tenure, and Promotion) of Probationary and Tenured Faculty.

Committee Procedures

Review of Faculty Holding Joint Appointments and of Faculty Active in Interdisciplinary Programs

Student Consultation in Academic Personnel Processes


The Division of AASE conducts Student Opinion Surveys in all courses each semester for all faculty at every rank.

Oral Testimony

Role of Department/Division/School Chair or Director

Appointment of Temporary Faculty

Evaluation of Temporary Faculty


Part-time instructors will be reviewed when necessary for currency in the field, in addition to teaching performance, and contribution to the University, College, and/or division.

Consideration for Three-Year Appointments

Consideration for Range Elevation


Temporary lecturers will be reviewed as required, for Education Performance and Currency in the field. If relevant to performance in their assignment, they may also be reviewed for related educational activities, professional achievement, and contributions to the university.

Review of Department Personnel Procedures