Calendar for Department Chairs & Program Directors

August

  • Letter to faculty regarding requests for quadrennial leaves/LOAs/JFLs (requests due September 8).
  • Faculty Professional Activities Inventories sent to faculty (due September 8).
  • List of new faculty with titles and departments sent to Trinity Community.
  • New Faculty Orientation, August 28 and 29.
  • First Year Convocation - Academic Procession - August 31, 3:30 p.m.

September

  • Matriculation Ceremony - September 1, 10:00 and 11:15 a.m.
  • Departments/programs conducting tenure-track searches meet with Deans (Dean of the Faculty, Dean for the Search, and Faculty Diversity Officer).
  • Requests for quadrennial leaves/LOAs/JFLs due September 8.
  • Faculty Professional Activities Inventory Forms due by September 8.
  • Filekeepers and candidates for reappointment meet with Dean of Faculty to discuss list of outside evaluators.

October

  • Completed files for candidates being considered for promotion to full professor due on October 2.
  • Chairs and directors begin meetings with the Deans of Academic Affairs regarding staffing needs and course plans for next academic year.
  • Departments/programs that have chairs/directors whose terms will expire at end of academic year meet with Deans of Academic Affairs to discuss who will serve as new chair/director.
  • 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 2.
  • Scholarly packets of candidates up for reappointment sent to outside evaluators by October 16.
  • Evaluation forms for chairs/directors in 3rd or greater year of appointment sent to each member of that department/program (solicited every two years).
  • EPC Calendar for Spring Term distributed to all Chairs.
  • Chairs and directors meet with Deans of Academic Affairs to discuss PAIs.

January

  • Visiting Faculty Member Review Forms for fall only faculty due in Dean's Office (once spring course evaluations are available).
  • EPC Proposals due.

February

  • Completed files (including scholarly and teaching materials) for candidates being considered for tenure and promotion to associate professors/tenure due February 1.
  • Completed files for non-professorial two-year contract reappointments due by February 1.
  • Completed files for reappointments due February 9.
  • 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 1.
  • 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 4, 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 20, 11:00 a.m.).

June

  • Visiting Faculty Member Review Forms due in Dean's Office (once spring course evaluations are available).