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Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

Keeping the Student Voice: Student Involvement in the Tenure Process

By Katelyn Collett

May 22, 2019

    No time to read? Check out this story’s episode of the Floodlights podcast. University of Utah officials recently changed students' role in decisions about retention, promotion and tenure of faculty members at the U. This comes in response to a report that found students may have implicit bias against minorities and women in the process.   Student Input in RPT Policy The University of Utah uses the Retention, Promotion and...

Scott: Students Must Neutralize Bias and Remain Involved with Tenure Evaluations

Scott: Students Must Neutralize Bias and Remain Involved with Tenure Evaluations

By Elise Scott

May 22, 2019

  At the University of Utah, faculty members who are pursuing tenure have their performance evaluated through the Retention, Performance and Tenure (RPT) process. These regular reviews allow them to rise in rank, progress along their career path and build support for their academic pursuits. Ma...

Patience: What I’m Going to Miss About Utah

Patience: What I’m Going to Miss About Utah

By Alisa Patience

May 5, 2018

For many, this semester is their final semester at the University of Utah. There are several things those students will undoubtedly miss. I’ll be spending a semester in Florida for an internship, so I won’t be in Utah for a few months. I’m already stressed about the change and am taking the time...

Patience: Canvas Makes Classes Manageable

Patience: Canvas Makes Classes Manageable

By Alisa Patience

March 26, 2018

One of the biggest advantages college has over high school is Canvas. It took me a while to learn how to use it properly, but when I did, school became much more manageable. Have you ever had multiple backpacks for different days, so you switch folders, books, notebooks back and forth just to end...

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