A full text of the Faculty Handbook is available here.
Faculty Promotional Action from 2021-2022
Lisa Benjamin - Promotion to Associate Professor of Law
Sarah Lora - Contract Review and Promotion to Associate Clinical Professor of Law
Hadley Van Vactor-Kroll - Contract Review and Promotion to Associate Professor of Lawyering
Faculty Promotional Action for 2019-20:
Pamella Frasch - Promotion
Faculty Promotional Action for 2018-19:
Jamie Saul — Indefinite Contract Review
Hadley Van Vactor-Kroll — Hiring Review
Faculty Promotional Action for 2017-18:
Susan Felstiner— Indefinite Contract Review
Jim Oleske — Promotion to Full Professor
Ozan Varol — Promotion to Full Professor
Promotion Timelines for Tenure-Track Faculty
The Associate Dean of Faculty serves as chair of the Promotion and Tenure Committee. Each year, the Associate Dean will consult with any tenure-track faculty in the “pipeline” to develop a timeline for that faculty’s promotional review process.
If hired as Assistant Professor: promotion review to Associate in 3rd year of full-time service; tenure review during 5th or 6th year of full-time service; open to promotion to Professor at least one year after tenure (this move is open-ended)
If hired as Associate Professor: tenure review in 4th or 5th year of full-time service; promotion review to Professor at least one year after tenure. Cannot be promoted to Professor until tenure has been granted and then not in the same year
Promotion Timelines for Skills Faculty
The Skills Faculty Review and Promotion Committee oversees the promotion process for skills faculty (as established in 11/2009).
If hired as Assistant Professor: promotion review to Associate in 3rd year of full-time service; Indefinite Contract review during the 5th year of full-time service; Full Professor during the 7th year of full-time service. In certain circumstances, the Dean and candidate may postpone consideration beyond the time period specified.