During the 1997-98 academic year, SCPT-II reviewed the cases of twenty-five faculty members recommended for the granting of tenure, twenty-three of which also included the recommendation for promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. SCPT-II voted to endorse the recommendations for tenure in all twenty-five cases, and to endorse the recommendation for promotion in all twenty-three cases. The Committee also reviewed three files for promotion to Associate Professor not in conjunction with the granting of tenure and recommended promotion in two of the three cases.
Under Conditions of Appointment: Clinical Departments and Clinical Appointees in Basic Science Departments, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry submitted seven cases for promotion in conjunction with the granting of sequential term - continuing appointments. The Committee endorsed the recommendation for promotion and sequential term - continuing status in all seven cases. As well, one case recommended by the Faculty for the granting of sequential term - continuing status, not in conjunction with promotion, was reviewed and recommended by the Committee.
The Committee reviewed and endorsed the recommendation for renewal of sequential term - continuing for one faculty member appointed under Faculty of Dentistry: Sequential Term Appointments.
Under Faculty of Applied Health Sciences: Sequential Term Appointments and Faculty of Nursing: Sequential Term Appointments, the Faculty of Health Sciences submitted a total of four cases for promotion in conjunction with the granting of sequential term - continuing appointments. The Committee endorsed the recommendation for promotion and sequential term - continuing status in all four cases.
The Committee reviewed the file of one candidate for initial appointment with tenure at the rank of Associate Professor and one candidate for initial appointment at the rank of Associate Professor under Appointment and Promotion Procedures: Faculty Employed by Robarts Research Institute Affiliated with The University of Western Ontario; both were recommended.
The Committee received one appeal of a Faculty decision to deny promotion and the granting of tenure. The appeal was subsequently withdrawn.
P. Haase, Chair
Senate Committee on Promotion and Tenure II