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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, Opinion Editor

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...

Four U Professors Look to Make History with Their Tenure

Four U Professors Look to Make History with Their Tenure

February 9, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Four Latina professors will be up for tenure next year at the U, which is more historic than it first appears. OTHER TOP NEWS: ENGINEERING COMMUNITY SEES GROWTH IN UTAH If professors Veronica Valdez, Leticia Alvarez, Dolores Calderón and Lourdes Alberto are accepted, it will nearly double the current num...

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