Office of the Provost

Faculty Promotion Guidelines



  • Attachment A — Qualifications for Appointment and Promotion in the Several Faculties of University of Michigan

  • Attachment B—University of Michigan Bylaws: Section 5.23. Clinical Instructional Staff (revised June 2001); and University of Michigan Bylaws: Section 5.24. Research Scientists and Research Professors (revised October 2003)

  • Attachment C — Instructions for Instructional Faculty Promotion Recommendations

  • Attachment D — Sample Promotion Recommendation

  • Attachment E — CRLT Occasional Papers: The Teaching Portfolio

  • Attachment F-1 — Sample solicitation letter, Non-interdisciplinary appointments

  • Attachment F-2 — Sample solicitation letter, Interdisciplinary appointments

  • Attachment G — Sample Alphabetical Listing of External Reviewers Who Provided Letters

  • Attachment H — Statement of Understanding Regarding Responsibility for Bridging Support

Instructions for uploading promotion casebooks to M-Box>

Checksum Spreadsheet EXAMPLE


2019 promotion cycle

Use the following solicitation letter templates for the 2019 promotion cycle and include, as an attachment, a description of the particular track(s) on which the faculty member is being promoted:

  • Attachment F-1 — Sample solicitation letter: Instructional tenure track promotion, non-interdisciplinary appointments

  • Attachment F-2 — Sample solicitation letter: Instructional tenure track promotion, interdisciplinary appointments

  • Attachment F-3 — Sample solicitation letter: Clinical Instructional track promotion

  • Attachment F-4 — Sample solicitation letter: Research Professor track promotion