Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 63.30
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date March 19, 2013
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Virginia Tech
ER-19: Interdisciplinary Research in Tenure and Promotion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Jack Finney
Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost
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Does the institution's treatment of interdisciplinary research meet the criteria for this credit?:

A brief description or a copy of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

Virginia Tech Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure, 2012-13, Section II, Paragraph F states: “For faculty who present significant interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary and collaborative teaching, research, outreach, or extension as part of the record, the dossier should include one evaluation letter from the director, coordinator, or leader of the interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary program.” To view the Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure, 2012-13, please see: http://www.provost.vt.edu/promotion_tenure/promotion_and_tenure_guidelines_2012-13.pdf

Additionally, Senior Vice President and Provost Mark G. McNamee’s memo “2011 Annual Follow-Up on Promotion and Tenure Reviews” directly mentions the importance of promoting interdisciplinary scholarship. To view the memo, please see: http://facilities.vt.edu/documents/sustainability/unlinked/Annual_Follow_Up_Promotion_Tenure_Reviews_05_27_11.pdf

For additional information from the Office of the Provost regarding Promotion and Tenure, please see: http://www.provost.vt.edu/tenure.php

The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:

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