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Guidelines and Forms

Promotion and Tenure

Promotions and tenure are processed through Interfolio. Below you will find applications and forms related to the promotion and tenure process and the professional development plan. We have also provided helpful and relevant faculty handbook links, additional information can be found in the faculty handbook.



Supplemental Forms

Professional Development Plan

The Professional Development Plan (PDP), previously known as the Annual Report, is completed by faculty at the end of each academic year. Below is the PDP template and a couple of helpful Faculty Handbook sections.

For any questions regarding the Professional Development Plan, please contact

Research Grants and Leaves

Below you will find applications and forms related to grants, sabbaticals and seventh semester leaves. For school-level grants, please connect with your dean or program chair.

Before conducting your research, be sure to check the Institutional Review Board page to ensure the correct ethical and approval procedures are adhered to. For additional information on human subject payments or gift cards purchased for the purpose of distributing to research participants, please review the following policies:

For additional support and questions related to these forms, you can contact the Office of Academic Research and Grants.

Syllabus Template

The syllabus template below is accessible. Please ensure that accessibility is maintained while editing the document. If you choose not to use the template and instead follow the guidelines to create your own syllabus, please ensure that the document meets accessibility standards. For assistance with accessibility and access to resources, refer to the Accessibility Guidebook.