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Best Practice Presentation (45 minute presentation about a specific best practice)

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The department chair’s letter is likely the most important recommendation of a faculty for or against promotion and/or tenure. Elements to include in a letter and best practices will be provided. Sample letters of poor and excellent recommendations will be used interactively with the audience.

Keywords

Promotion and tenure, department chair, letter of recommendation, best practices, criteria

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Charleston Presentation on Chair's P&T Letter FINAL with animation 26jan16.pptx (99 kB)
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Handouts - Sample P&T Letters

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Departmental Recommendations for Tenure and Promotion: The Chair’s Letter

The department chair’s letter is likely the most important recommendation of a faculty for or against promotion and/or tenure. Elements to include in a letter and best practices will be provided. Sample letters of poor and excellent recommendations will be used interactively with the audience.