Newly Tenured Associate Professors

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Newly Tenured Associate Professors. Arlene Carney Vice Provost for Faculty & Academic Affairs. Introduction. Associate Professor status Life course of P & T. New Status. Who are you now? What does it mean in your unit? What are the challenges ahead? What are the opportunities ahead?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Arlene CarneyVice Provost for Faculty &amp; Academic Affairs </p></li><li><p>Associate Professor statusLife course of P &amp; T</p></li><li><p>Who are you now?What does it mean in your unit?What are the challenges ahead?What are the opportunities ahead?</p></li><li><p>Few departmental 7.12 statements made statements about the expectation to achieve the rank of professor.Faculty Tenure was silent on this topic prior to 2007.Criteria for promotion to professor were often brief and non-explicit in existing 7.12 statements. </p></li><li><p>Regents Policy: Faculty Tenure for Reviewing Candidates for Tenure and/or Promotion: Tenure-Track and Tenured Faculty</p></li><li><p>Usually the shortest part of the 7.12 statement.Most frequent criterion a national or international reputation.Since we have no system of reviews for associate professors, the path to promotion is not clear.</p></li><li><p>New subsection of 9.2 is in the handout.</p></li><li><p>One can remain an associate professor without post-tenure review.Do need to achieve a higher level of performance to become a professor</p></li><li><p>ProbationaryPeriodAssociate ProfessorTenure</p></li><li><p>ProbationaryPeriodAssociate ProfessorTenureFull ProfessorMinimum StandardsFor Tenure Maintenance</p></li><li><p>ProbationaryPeriodAssociate ProfessorTenureFull ProfessorPost-tenureReview</p></li><li><p>Fall of 2005 38% of associate professors on the Twin Cities campus had been at that rank for 8 years or more.Fall of 2005 looked at full professors who spent their careers at UMTCAverage time as an associate professor was 7.9 years</p></li><li><p>National and/or international reputation.Varies by campus and by unit.Need for a long-term plan and short-term objectives to build the reputation is consistent across campuses and units.</p></li><li><p>Service loadTeaching focusResearch burnout post tenure</p></li><li><p>Semester leavesSabbaticals</p></li><li><p>Mentoring Peer mentoringSenior faculty memberSelf-imposed goal for promotionDecision about balance of ones effortWays and means to continue and expand on ones scholarly interests</p></li><li><p>Arlene Carney Vice Provost for Faculty &amp; Academic Affairs 612-626-9545</p></li><li><p>Karen Zentner BacigAssociate to the Vice</p></li><li><p></p></li><li><p>Promoted from Assistant to Associate in May, 2000Promoted from Associate to Full in May, 2005 </p></li><li><p>Academia is full of opportunity: Make choices wiselyHelp your teaching?Help your research?Something you want to do personally?Groom yourself for administrative role?Service becomes more important but pace yourself.Ask for portfolio from successful (recent) person who went through process in your department.Ask for feedback Circulate in press articles to email list.</p></li><li><p>Assistant (Goal to be excellent, to survive)Associate (Goal to be internationally known, to have a real impact)Full Opportunity to ask and pursue big questions, focus on impactMentoringRunning the universityTaking teaching to another level</p></li><li><p>Real phenomenonDo new thingsChallenge yourselfCollaborate with new peopleAttend a new conferenceTalk to others about it</p><p>Book: Renewing Research Practice (Stanford Business Books)</p><p>*(sole authored work, etc.)</p><p>*Get into the new rhythm..whatever that means for you..*</p></li></ul>