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Promotion and Tenure

UMKC's process and policies regarding promotion and tenure


2020-2021 Promotion and Tenure Honorees  (click link to view individual honors)

We are proud to celebrate the achievements in research, teaching and service of our UMKC faculty. 



UMKC's promotion and tenure processes are bounded by the UM System Collected Rules and Regulations as well as policies at the campus, academic unit, and department levels.

University of Missouri System

Chapter 310

Chapter 320

 UMKC policies and procedures

Chancellor's Memo #35 (under revision-Fall 2021)

Department policies




All P&T candidates to be reviewed in the 2022-23 cycle are required to attend a P&T information session via zoom.

  • Mandatory candidates:  November 9, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m.
  • Full professor candidates: November 16, 2021@ 10:00 a.m.

Please contact Chris Popoola ( for more information.


NameTitleRepresentationGeosciencesTerm Ends
Roster of Campus Promotion and Tenure Committee
Jimmy Adegoke Professor Arts and Sciences-Geosciences(Natural Sciences) 8/31/2022
Max Vitiello Professor Arts and Sciences-History (Social Sciences) 8/31/2023
Ginny Blanton Professor Arts and Sciences-English (Humanities) 8/31/2023
Jeffrey Price Professor Biological Sciences 8/31/2022
Kalpesh Desai Professor Bloch School of Management 8/31/2022
Ganesh Thiagarajan Professor Computing and Engineering 8/31/2023
Paul Rudy Professor Conservatory of Music 8/31/2022
Timothy Cox Professor Dentistry 8/31/2022
Loyce Caruthers Professor Education 8/31/2022
Ann Marie Marciarille Professor Law 8/31/2023
An-Lin Cheng Professor Medicine 8/31/2024
Bill Gutheil Professor Pharmacy 8/31/2022
Cindy Russell Professor School of Nursing 8/31/2022
Diane Filion Senior Administrator, CPTAC Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Ongoing
Chris Popoola Coordinator, CPTAC Faculty Affairs Ongoing

The Campus Promotion and Tenure Advisory Committee (CPTAC) meets during the Spring Semester every Monday morning from 9:00 am to 11:00 am in the Administrative Conference Center (2nd floor, 5115 Oak Street). The 2020 CPTAC Meetings will begin in January and run through May 2020 (or until the portfolio review process is complete).

The following forms are available to view or download in Box for UMKC users with SSO.

  • External Evaluator Form;[revised 2019];(instructions available on second tab at bottom of spreadsheet)
  • Part I Form;(candidate completes; required)
  • Librarians Part I Form; (candidate completes;required)
  • P&T Portfolio Checklist (for Candidate;use;optional)
  • Part II Form (to be completed by Chair/Supervisor;required)
  • Librarians Part II Form (to be completed by Chair/Supervisor;required)
  • Notification of Hard Copy Documentation Form
  • Candidate Portfolio Release Form Template 2017 (Candidate completes after reviewing final portfolio)

View or download forms

The following tools are available to view or download on Box with UMKC SSO. 

Calculating Tenure Dates
  • Tenure Dates Calculator Tool (Spreadsheet)
  • Tenure Dates Chart

  • Notification of Mandatory Tenure Review (email template)
  • Call for Promotion to Full Professor
  • External Evaluator Request Letter – Template * Updated 5/26/15
  • External Evaluator Instruction Letter – Template * Updated 5/16/2019


View or download tools