Faculty Promotions

2022-2023 Promotions Cycle Timeline
Date Item Form
Monday, September 12, 2022 Dean announces the timeline for the academic year N/A
Monday, October 3, 2022 Statement of Intent Letter to Department Chair (on paper and electronically)
Monday, October 10, 2022 Confirmation of Intent from the Departments Chair to the A & P Chair and instructions provided Electronic communication from A & P Chair to the candidate and Department Chair
Monday, November 7, 2022 Candidate(s) provides a list of 3-5 potential external reviewers Electronic communication to A & P Chair, including names and complete contact information (Name, rank, institution, mailing address, office, and cell phone numbers)
Monday, December 12, 2022 Portfolio due to Department Chair One paper copy in three-ring binders plus electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks
Monday, January 9, 2023 Portfolio due to the A & P committee One paper copy in three-ring binders plus electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks
Friday, January 13, 2023* Portfolio due to the External Reviewers Electronic version as a single PDF file with bookmarks (secure sight for review)
Monday, February 20, 2023 Portfolio review due to the A & P
Committee from the External Reviewers
Monday, March 27, 2023 A & P Candidate(s) report due to the Dean
Monday, April 24, 2023 Final determination by Dean Letter from the Dean to the candidate(s)
Friday, May 6, 2023* Appeal (if applicable)
Monday, June 12, 2023 Final decision by President Letter to the President (on paper and electronically)
Saturday, July 1, 2023* Promotions granted effective N/A

*All dates fall on a Monday unless otherwise noted
PDF Version of Schedule

Helpful links and resources for building your portfolio:

 IAMSE Medical Science Educator Toolkit

  • Includes worksheets to help faculty evaluate and display excellence across multiple educator domains
  • Provides a sample portfolio and evaluator assessment guide.

UNM Advance: Video

  • In this recorded presentation, University of New Mexico faculty share advice for preparing a promotion and tenure dossier.

The Teaching Portfolio: a Handbook for Faculty, Teaching Assistants and Teaching Fellows

  • By Hannelore B. Rodriguez-Farrar
  • A resource to help faculty document their teaching achievements and progress over time
  • Also provides a guide on writing a personal teaching philosophy and CV

Chronicle of Higher Education-How to Write a Statement of Teaching Philosophy 

  • by Gabriela A. Montell

Chronicle of Higher Education-4 Steps to a Memorable Teaching Philosophy 

  • by James M. Lang

Ohio State University: Teaching Portfolio

  • Step-by-step resource including documenting teaching responsibilities, writing a teaching statement, selecting sample teaching materials for dossier, and highlighting teaching effectiveness.
  • Includes a helpful reading list on teaching portfolios


For any questions on the current promotions cycle, please contact the Chair of the Appointment and Promotions Committee, Dr. Scott Cyrus, scyrus@burrell.edu.

For faculty support or questions regarding faculty resources, please contact Faculty Affairs, facultyaffairs@bcomnm.org.