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Key Academic Affairs Dates, 2019-20

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Note: If a deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it is due the next business day.

Fall 2019

August 19:                        

First day for full-time faculty (20.20.50)

The official responsibilities of a full-time faculty member
for the regular academic year begin with the first day of 
orientation in the fall and extend through Spring Commencement.

August 19-20:                        New Faculty Orientation
August 21:                             

Fall Academic Workshop

August 22:      College and Department Meetings
August 23:  

University Faculty and Staff Picnic

August 25:  2019 Opening Convocation 
August 26:     

New Student Orientation:  Academic Day

August 28:

First Day of Classes

September 1: 

Promotion increases effective for newly promoted faculty 
(does not include merit increases or equity increases;
these are effective January 1) 

Sabbatical applications for the 2020-21 academic year due to
faculty member's immediate supervisor. Provost office can
provide application and guidelines (20.30.70 A)

September 2:

No Classes (Labor Day)

September 3: Faculty Activity Reports (FAR) due in Faculty 180 to Dean
with copy to chair or program director
September 15:

Dean forwards the name of their elected College UPTC
representative to the Provost (20.30.40 D)

October 1:

Early term grades due to Registration and Records

Tenure and/or promotion application due to faculty member's
department chair, or Dean if applicable (20.30.40 D)

October 5: Butler Beyond campaign launch
October 15: Sabbatical reports from faculty gone spring 2019 due to their
Dean’s office (20.30.70 A)
October. 17-18:

No Classes (Fall Break)

October 22: Last day of classes for Certificate Program Fall A Session
October 23: First day of classes for Certificate Program Fall B Session
October 25: Grades due in Registration and Records by 10:00 AM for Certificate Program Fall A Session
November 1:

Department reports for all tenure and/or promotion candidates
due to the Dean of the college, who refers it to the college's
Professional Standards Committee (PSC) (20.30.40 D)

Faculty annual performance reviews due to Provost

Sabbatical recommendations for 2020-21 due to Provost (20.30.70 A)

November 13: Toast to Scholarship - faculty recognition event
November 15: Sabbatical reports from spring 2019 due to Provost (20.30.70 A)
November 25-29: No Classes (Thanksgiving Holiday)
December 1: 

College Professional Standards Committee (PSC) tenure and/or
promotion reports due to Dean of College (20.30.40 D) 

Provost sabbatical request decisions announced to Dean and
faculty member (20.30.70 A)

December 13:  Last day of classes
December 14: Reading Day
December 15: 

Deadline to notify full-time faculty in their second year of academic
service of non-reappointment (20.30.80 A)

December 16-20: Final Examinations
December 17: Last day of classes for Certificate Program Fall B Session
December 19: Grades for December graduates due by 10:00 AM
December 20: Winter Commencement 
December 23: Grades due by 10:00 AM to Registration and Records

 

Spring 2020

January: 

College Dean provides a list of faculty members who are eligible
for review during the next academic year to the Provost

College Dean notifies tenure track faculty who will enter their sixth
academic year in the next academic year that they may be considered
for tenure (20.30.40 D)

January 1:  Merit and equity increases effective for all University staff and faculty
January 13: First Day of Classes
January 20: No classes (Martin Luther King holiday)
February 1: 

Dean's tenure and/or promotion report and recommendation due to
Provost, who refers it to the University Promotion and Tenure
Committee (UPTC) (20.30.40 D)

February–March:                    UPTC convenes to review tenure and promotion process for all candidates
February 14:

Dossiers for faculty undergoing second- and fourth-year reviews due to
College's Professional Standards Committee. 

 
For second-year faculty in Colleges whose Professional Standards
Committee does not examine dossiers, dossiers should be submitted
to the Dean of the College.

February 18: Early Term grades due to Registration and Records
February 28:

Contract renewals for full-time faculty due to Provost

March 1: 

University Promotion and Tenure Committee (UPTC) reports due to
Provost for all tenure and/or promotion candidates (20.30.40 D)

 

Deadline to notify full-time faculty in their first year of academic service
of non-reappointment (20.30.80 A)

March 6: Last day of classes for Certificate Program Spring A Session
March 9: First day of classes for Certificate Program Spring B Session
March 9-13: 

No Classes (Spring Break)

March 10: Grades due in Registration and Records by 10:00 AM for Certificate Program Spring A Session
March 15:

Sabbatical reports for faculty gone fall 2019 due to their Dean's offices
(20.30.70 A)

Provost's report and recommendations for tenure and/or promotion
candidates due to President (20.30.40 D)

April 1: 

President’s report and recommendations due for all tenure
and/or promotion candidates and emeriti candidates (20.30.40 D)

April 15:

Sabbatical reports from fall 2019 due to Provost (20.30.70 A)

Deadline for tenure track faculty undergoing second- and fourth-year
reviews to receive formative feedback from the Dean of the college and
other groups involved in the review per college policy 

April 22: Celebration of Innovations in Teaching and Learning (CITL)
April 27: Last day of classes
April 28: Reading Day
April 29-May 5  Final Examinations
April 30: 

Provost provides written notice of the Board's decision to faculty candidates for tenure and/or promotion by this date

May 1: Last day of classes for Certificate Program Spring B Session
May 7: Grades due by 10:00 AM to Registration and Records
May 9:

Spring Commencement (20.20.50)
The official responsibilities of a full-time faculty member for the
regular academic year begin with the first day of orientation in the
fall and extend through Spring Commencement.

All faculty members are expected to be present in the academic regalia
at Spring Commencement.

May 15: 

Notice of resignation from full-time faculty members due to College Dean and Provost (20.30.80 B)