Calendar for Department Chairs and Program Directors

August

  • Letter to faculty regarding requests for quadrennial leaves/LOAs/JFLs (requests due September 10).
  • Faculty Professional Activities Inventories sent to faculty (due September 15).
  • List of new faculty with titles and departments sent to Trinity Community.
  • New Faculty Orientation, August 25 and 26.
  • First Year Convocation - Academic Procession – August 28, 2:00 p.m.
  • Matriculation Ceremony - August 29, 9:00 and 10:00 a.m.

September

  • Departments/programs conducting tenure-track searches meet with Dean and Diversity Officer.
  • Requests for quadrennial leaves/LOAs/JFLs due September 10.
  • Faculty Professional Activities Inventory Forms are due by September 15.
  • Departments/programs that have chairs/directors whose terms will expire at end of academic year must meet with Dean of Faculty to decide on new chair/director.
  • Filekeepers and candidates for reappointment meet with Dean to discuss list of outside evaluators.

October

  • Completed files (including scholarly and teaching materials) for candidates being considered for promotion to full professor due on October 1.
  • Chairs and directors begin meetings with the Associate Dean regarding staffing needs and course plans for next academic year.
  • Reports of activities due in Dean's Office from faculty returning from spring or academic year leaves.
  • Scholarly packets of candidates up for tenure and promotion to associate professor sent to outside evaluators by October 1.
  • Scholarly packets of candidates up for reappointment sent to outside evaluators by October 15.
  • Evaluation forms for chairs/directors in 3rd year of appointment sent to each member of that department/program.
  • EPC Calendar for Spring Term distributed to all Chairs.
  • Chairs and directors meet with Dean to discuss PAIs.

February

  • Completed files (including scholarly and teaching materials) for candidates being considered for tenure and promotion to associate professors/tenure due February 2.
  • EPC Proposals due.
  • Completed files for reappointments due February 10.
  • Completed files for non-professorial two-year contract reappointments due by February 2.
  • Reports of activities due in Dean's Office from faculty returning from fall leaves.

March

  • Completed files for professorial contract reappointments and non-professorial contract reappointments (three or more years) due by March 2.
  • Evaluation forms for chairs/directors in 1st year of appointment sent to each member of that department/program.

April

  • Filekeepers and candidates for promotion to associate and full professor meet with Dean to discuss list of outside evaluators.

May

  • Honors Day Ceremony - Academic Procession (May 1, 3:30 p.m.).
  • Scholarly packets of candidates up for promotion to full professor sent to outside evaluators by May 15.
  • A&P Calendar and Check-List sent to all faculty.
  • Commencement - Academic Procession (May 17, 11:00 a.m.).