Per Article 17.§10 of the Agreement, the deadline for faculty members to inform the provost of their intent to appeal his tenure and promotion recommendation is today, Tuesday, April 26.
IF YOU WISH TO APPEAL THE PROVOST’S RECOMMENDATION:
The notification of your intent to appeal must be in writing. Email Provost Tim Greene TODAY at firstname.lastname@example.org to inform him of your intent to appeal. All it takes to do this is a brief email message. Here is sample language for appeal notification emails:
Dear Provost Greene,
This is to inform you of my intent to appeal your recommendation regarding my [second-year, fourth-year, tenure, promotion, step-increase, etc.] review.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE WMU-AAUP ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR APPEAL:
Pease call the chapter office at 345-0151 during business hours. Staff is on duty M-F until 4:30 p.m. this week, but the office will be closed next week during the break. However, officers will be available, so please contact us directly for assistance:
WMU-AAUP Contract Administrator Kate Langan: email@example.com
WMU-AAUP Grievance Officer John Saillant: firstname.lastname@example.org
WMU-AAUP Chapter President Lisa Minnick: email@example.com
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