Anschutz Medical Campus faculty, except (Sr) Research Associate/PRAs: forms developed by each school/college. Anschutz Medical Campus (Sr) Research Associates/PRAs: RA/PRA Annual Performance Evaluation form.
Curriculum development and oversight is the responsibility of the faculty members in each academic program.
On the Denver Campus, there also is a Core Curriculum Oversight Committee, charged with approving courses for inclusion in the undergraduate core curriculum (required of all undergraduate students) and ensuring that the core courses deliver the approved curricula.
The title "Distinguished Professor" is the highest honor that the University of Colorado bestows on its own faculty members. Candidates must demonstrate accomplishments in accordance with university-wide criteria.
Nominations for Distinguished Professor are due to Betsy Metzger in the Provost's Office by April 1 each year.
Get started in the new Faculty Activity Reporting (FAR) digital tool. FAR is easy to use, assures access to validated and accurate information, and provides the kind of data and reports that will empower faculty to tell their story, inform accreditation processes, and provide university leadership with insights into the breadth and depth of faculty
activities, accomplishments and contributions.
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Participating in the FHAP can make housing more affordable for University of Colorado Denver tenured and tenure-track faculty members by providing a source of financial assistance for a down-payment needed to qualify for a loan and potentially avoiding the cost of private mortgage insurance.
Campus policy now requires each school, college, and library to develop a written document that describes the standards and processes for appointment, reappointment, and promotion of Instructional, Research, and Clinical Faculty. Here are Guidelines for IRC procedures.
Most University of Colorado Denver schools and colleges are governed by the 1/6th Rule regarding outside consultation, research, clinical, and other external professional activities by full-time tenured and tenure-track faculty members.
Post-tenure reviews at CU Denver are conducted in accordance with the University of Colorado APS (1022) and CU Denver policies (1050). For faculty members who receive a “below expectations” rating in the annual merit evaluation or as a result of post-tenure review, the APS 1022 guides the development of Performance Improvement Agreements (PIAs). Following are templates for PIAs and Development Plans.
Years of prior service credit must be negotiated at the time of hiring and must be included in the letter of offer. A separate prior service agreement form must be signed by the faculty member, and approved by the chair, dean, and provost.
Eligible faculty complete a Sabbatical Application Form that is subject to approval by the dean/library director, provost, chancellor, and Board of Regents.
Upon completion of the sabbatical leave, the faculty member is required to file a written substantive report with the dean/library director, who submits a report to the Provost's Office each fall. The Provost's Office submits a summary report to the Board of Regents.
The VCAC on Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion makes recommendations on cases for consideration by the provost. The Denver Campus VCAC is composed of its Chair, three members from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), each required to be from a different Primary Unit, one member from each other school and college on the Denver Campus, and one from the Auraria Library.