Kay BeisseMargaret ChonShusen DingBruce KochJodi O'Brien (Chair)Michael RaschkoJim RisserKristy SkogerboeToni Vezeau
Ona Fisher, Graduate Student RepresentativeIsaac "Izzy" Gardon, Undergraduate Student Representative
Guidelines for File Preparation and Presentation
Reviews recommendations of the Deans and colleges/school, and recommends promotions and tenure awards.
Recommendations to the President through the Provost
Meets annually at the direction of the Chair, or upon request of a simple majority of the members. Meetings are closed to non-members.
Two Student Representatives
Faculty eligible to serve on the R&T committee must be full-time, tenured and will have taught at Seattle University for at least three years. Deans and higher administrators are not eligible.
Academic Assembly Appointment: Upon termination of a Presidential appointment, the successor is appointed by Academic Assembly, through the following process:
Presidential Appointment: Upon termination of an Academic Assembly appointment, the successor is appointed by the President through the following process:
Representatives At-Large Appointments:
An appointee considered for tenure and/or promotion during their R&T Committee service, shall be excluded from all deliberations that year. If it is the last year of their term, the appointee shall resign; otherwise the appointee shall obtain a leave from the Committee.
Former R&T committee members will form the pool from which an interim committee member shall be selected. Selection for interim committee members follows the appointment process for new appointments, (i.e., A Presidential interim shall be selected by the President).
Minutes are kept in the Provost’s Office and are only read by members of the committee.
Jodi O'Brien/5384 - Chair
The University Rank and Tenure Committee has existed in one capacity or another since 1948 when the university changed its name from Seattle College to Seattle University.