Level 1 to Level 2
Note: There is no minimum service time in Level 1 for Instructional Academic Staff holding a recognized terminal degree at the time of hire.
Level 2 to Level 3
Note: There is no minimum service time in Level 2 for Instructional Academic Staff holding a recognized terminal degree at the time of hire. However, that applicant must have at least three full-time equivalent years as Instructional Academic Staff at UW-Whitewater before being eligible for promotion to Level 3.
Level 3 to Level 4
SOURCE: Office of the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Before applying for promotion, Instructional Academic Staff should carefully review the above promotion criteria. In particular, close attention should be paid to the degree and length of service requirements. Any questions regarding full-time equivalency (if potential applicant is not employed as a 100% FTE Instructional Academic Staff) should be referred to the Office of Human Resources and Diversity.
Complete applications must include:
For more information on each section, please refer to the current application.
One original complete application, including all letters and signed documents, must be submitted to the Chair of the Academic Staff Assembly (Patricia Fragola, Andersen L2102A, firstname.lastname@example.org) by December 3, 2018, at 5pm. Applications may be submitted as a PDF or a printed document. The applicant is responsible for tracking the application through all review levels. Only applications complete at the time of submission will be accepted.
The information from qualified applicants will be evaluated as follows:
Application materials will be reviewed and rated based on the following 1-5 scale :
The Promotion Committee recommendations generally will be based upon minimum composite scores of 4 or higher.
The Promotion Committee’s Tabulator will forward all promotion packets, including application materials, scores, recommendations and ranking justifications to the Chair of the Academic Staff Assembly. Committee recommendations must include a justification for the ranking of each applicant. The Chair of the Academic Staff Assembly will forward those packets to the Office of the Provost no later than the third Friday in February. The Promotion Committee’s Tabulator will also report the summary of results, including the date of transmittal of results to the Provost, to the Academic Staff Assembly.
Applicants receive notification regarding the promotion decision from the Chancellor's Office.
The Academic Staff Assembly will form a Promotion Committee consisting of six Instructional Academic Staff and one Non-Instructional Academic Staff for a total of seven members. The Non-Instructional Academic Staff member will serve as the Tabulator and is a non-voting member of the committee. The Tabulator will be responsible for conducting meetings, adhering to all established timelines, and verifying the eligibility of applicants with Human Resources and Diversity as well as serving as the liaison to the Academic Staff Assembly. Term limits will be determined by Academic Staff Assembly policy. For the current committee roster please see: Promotions Committee