UMass Boston

4th Year Review & Tenure

Each year OFD offers a 4th Year Review and Tenure Preparation Workshop for pre-tenure faculty in collaboration with the FSU. The workshops include an overview of the expectations of the Provost's Office for promotion as well as an overview of the support services and perspective of the Faculty Staff Union. Additionally, a panel of recently tenured faculty from each of the colleges give their perspectives and advice for preparing for your tenure case.

Materials from the March 2021 Workshop:

  • Major Reviews 2021 presentation
  • Fourth Year Review Chores
  • Tenure File Chores and Due Dates
  • Organization of Major Personnel Action Files
  • Article XII  Faculty Personnel Standards and Procedures
  • FSU Guide To The Tenure Process
  • Redbook