May 222014
 

We are pleased that the announcement from the Board of Governors about the change in leadership stated “in the strongest possible terms, that the University of Saskatchewan is committed to the principles of academic freedom and freedom of expression. It would also like to stress that it believes that tenure is a sacrosanct principle within this university.”

The USFA eagerly awaits word from the Board about their ill-considered delegation of authority to the President to veto tenure and promotion decisions. As hundreds of you have indicated, we have a very rigorous peer evaluation process which is much superior to the arbitrary judgment of a single individual.

May 192014
 

Notwithstanding the very public and powerful words last week from President Ilene Busch-Vishniac about the importance of tenure and academic freedom after reversing the decision to strip Professor Robert Buckingham of his tenure, there are clear indications that the tenure process at the University of Saskatchewan is under full attack. Despite assurances by the President […]

Apr 032014
 

Today is the best day to start thinking about your promotion/tenure case. You have a lot of resources to help you with your case. By May 31, your Department Head or Dean should have met with you to discuss your progress with respect to the approved standards, with which you should be familiar. You don’t […]

Aug 142013
 

by October 7, the Department (or College) Renewals and Tenure Committee shall have considered all cases for renewal and transmitted recommendations in writing to the College Review Committee or the University Review Committee

Feb 012013
 

By March 31, Renewal and Tenure Appeal Committees shall have determined all cases before them and shall have made their recommendations to the President for transmission to the Board.

Nov 012012
 

By January 31, the University Review Committee shall have considered all cases for tenure and transmitted its recommendations in writing to the President for transmission to the Board.

Sep 122012
 

By November 21 the College Review Committee shall have considered all cases for tenure and transmitted its recommendations in writing to the University Review Committee.

Nov 152011
 

by January 31, the President shall have convened the University Review Committee, and the Committee shall have considered all cases for tenure, and transmitted its positive recommendations in writing to the President for transmission to the Board;

Nov 102011
 

by November 21, the Dean of a departmentalized College shall have convened a meeting of the College Review Committee, and the Committee shall have considered all cases for tenure, and transmitted its recommendations in writing to the University Review Committee;