Faculty Personnel Committee

2018-19 PC Deadlines

Please note: Letters should be addressed to Provost Brenda Kelly, but should be emailed directly to her assistant, Shanon Nowell (snowell@gustavus.edu). Acknowledgment will be sent upon receipt.

Letters for Tenure Candidates Sought

The following members of the faculty are currently being considered for appointments with continuous tenure:

  • Justin Knoepfel, Music
  • Maddalena Marinari, History
  • Carlos Mejía Suárez, Modern Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Joaquín Villanueva, Geography
  • Amy Vizenor, Education
  • Louis Yu, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics

Letters should address the criteria for tenure as stated in the Faculty Manual. The Kendall Center has provided a useful document with strategies for reducing implicit bias in recommendation letters; this will be a helpful reference in crafting letters on behalf of tenure candidates.

Letters are due Monday, September 17, 2018, at 4:00 p.m. All members of the Gustavus community are invited to submit letters. Candidates will have access to their letters.


Letters for Promotion Candidates Sought

The following members of the faculty are currently being considered for promotion to full professor:

  • Casey Elledge, Religion
  • Karl Larson, Health and Exercise Science
  • Sheng Yang, Economics and Management

Letters written on behalf of these candidates should address the criteria for promotion as stated in the Faculty Manual. The Kendall Center has provided a useful document with strategies for reducing implicit bias in recommendation letters; this will be a helpful reference in crafting letters on behalf of promotion candidates.

Letters are due Monday, February 18, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. All members of the Gustavus community are invited to submit letters. Candidates will have access to their letters.


Promotion Nomination Letters Due

Promotion nomination letters (including self-nominations) for faculty wishing to be considered for promotion in the spring of 2019 are due in the Office of the Provost by Wednesday, April 10, 2019.