Academic Staff Personnel Decisions
Policies regarding personnel decisions ifor academic staff including
renewal, review and promotion are different for non-instructional
academic staff (Category A & C) compared to instructional academic
staff (Category B). Information for both sets of classifications are
Retention, Promotion and Emeritus Schedule: 2018-19
Category A & C (Non-Instructional) Academic Staff
Please see the Human Resources Onboarding site.
Annual and Supplemental Reviews
Academic Affairs unit employees should submit annual and supplemental reviews to:
202 Old Main Building
2100 Main Street
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Attn: Libby Raymond
Please see the Human Resources Performance Reviews site for information on annual and supplemental reviews.
Personnel Decisions for Fixed-Term Academic Staff
Materials for Retention and Promotion Files
Academic Staff (2018-19)
Due Dates for promotion materials to be submitted to your dean/director and to Academic Affairs can be found here (please see section titled Promotion Schedule and Emeritus Schedule located at the bottom of page 1).
Category B (Instructional) Academic Staff
Evaluation for Retention, Promotion and Merit
Information on evaluation for retention, promotion and merit is in the University Handbook, Chapter 4B, Section 5. It is also important to review the personnel rules for your department.
If you are applying for promotion, please use this check list.
Type of Appointment
Category B Academic Staff at UWSP are normally on fixed-term appointments.
Category B Merit
Each Category B Academic Staff member in a department generates 14 merit
points. Ten of these 14 points are distributed to the department to be
allocated according to departmental procedures. The remaining 4 points
are distributed among the department chairperson (1 point), the dean of
the college (2 points), and the vice chancellor (1 point) to be
allocated according to the appropriate procedures for each. In order to
receive the full pay plan increase, a total of must 14 total merit
points must be earned.
Procedural guidelines for merit
distribution can be found in the University Handbook, Chapter 4B, Section 5
, under Evaluation of Category B Academic Staff