Committees

University Tenure and Promotion Committee (UTPC)

The University Tenure and Promotion Committee (UTPC) receives recommendations for applications for tenure and promotion from Tenure and Promotion Committees of academic units and from Deans. The UTPC makes recommendations to the President for tenure and decisions on promotion to Professor are made in accordance with processes outlined in the Tenure and Promotion Handbook and in the Collective Agreement.

Membership, 2019/20

Lesley Brown, Chair Provost and Vice-President, Academic Ex officio
Faculty of Arts
Kari Roberts Member July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020
Michael Truscello Alternate July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020
Faculty of Science and Technology
Ashok Krishnamurthy Member July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Ruth Pickett Seltner Alternate July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020
Faculty of Health, Community and Education
Yasmin Dean Member July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Joseph Osuji Alternate July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Faculty of Business and Communication Studies
Paul Varella Connors Member July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022
Allison McKenzie Alternate July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022
Teaching and Learning (ADC and General Education)
Deb Bennett Member July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Jim Brenan Alternate July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
University Library
Cari Merkley Member July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020
Pearl Herscovitch Alternate July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
MRFA Representative
Aliyah Dosani Member July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2021
Melanie Rathburn Alternate July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022

Meeting Schedule, 2019/20

Time Date Location
1:00 – 4:00 pm Promotion
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
EL4201, 4th Floor, RLLC
1:00 – 3:00 pm Granting Credit to Probation
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
University Boardroom, A-341
1:00 – 4:00 pm Tenure
Friday, May 22, 2020
University Boardroom, A-341
1:30 – 2:30 pm Final Approval (if required)
Thursday, June 4, 2020
University Boardroom, A-341

For further information, contact:

The Office of the Provost and Vice-President, Academic
403.440.6858
provost@mtroyal.ca

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