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Academic Affairs

Promotion and Tenure

 Promotion and tenure actions are governed by the City University of New York Bylaws, the PSC/CUNY collective bargaining agreement and University and College policies. Below is various guidance and procedures concerning annual reappointments, tenure and promotion of faculty.

Guidelines and procedures used by the College for considering annual reappointments, tenure and promotion of faculty.
Policies and Guidelines for Reappointment Tenure and Promotion (CCNY)

CCNY Governance Plan - Article IX as Amended

Schedule for Tenure, CCE, and Promotion Review (2014-2015 Academic Year)

Lecturers - No External Evaluation Letters

This statement provides the general criteria for reappointment, tenure and promotion adopted by the CUNY Board of  Trustees.  No other criteria can be developed or used by academic programs, departments, or divisions for the consideration or personnel actions.
Statement of the Board on Academic Personnel Practice (CUNY)

The Max-Kahn Memorandum (1967) clarifies Appointments and Tenure Procedures for Instructional Staff.
Max-Kahn Memorandum

Mid-term Tenure Review (CCNY)

City College format of Curriculum Vita required for the consideration of all personnel actions.
Curriculum Vita Form (CCNY)

APPOINTMENT OF UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS

A candidate for the title of Distinguished Professor must receive positive recommendation by the relevant Department, P&B, Faculty Committee on Personnel Matters, Review Committee, the President and the University. CUNY procedures for the nomination of candidates for the title of Distinguished Professor are described on the website listed below.

http://www.cuny.edu/about/alumni-students-faculty/faculty/dp/guidelines.html

The performance of all Distinguished Professors is reviewed at the end of every five years. The president will submit the review to the Executive Vice Chancellor and University Provost.

 

APPOINTMENT OF PRESIDENTIAL PROFESSORS

The title of Presidential Professors is conferred on an individual by the President of City College in recognition of exceptional scholarly achievements.  A faculty member applying for University Distinguished Professor may also apply for the appointment to Presidential Professor.  However, to nominate someone as Presidential Professor, the person must be concurrently approved for Distinguished Professor at all levels inside the College.  Please see the Presidential Professor Guidelines for more information.