Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion
(TPAC, Research, Library)
*Note: TPAC (teaching, professor of the practice, advising, clinical), research, and library faculty were previously known as special professional faculty (SPF).
- Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion Materials
- TPAC, Research, and Library Faculty Groups/Organizations
Information pertinent to the Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion process for TPAC (teaching, professor of the practice, advising, clinical), research, and library faculty can be found in various places on this site as well as within the Academic Articles and unit-specific documentation.
In order to make these resources easier to find and use, we have created this page to help faculty navigate to the specific items they are looking for.
*Note: If you’re a visiting faculty member who anticipates becoming a member of the regular faculty in the upcoming academic year, please email Kelley Collins for information related to this transition.
Accessing some of the items listed below will require you to enter your NetID and password.
- Teaching and Service Form Template (completed upon hire and reviewed annually) (20 kb .doc)
- TPAC Professional Activity Review Template (completed annually by supervisor) (26 kb .doc)
- VIDEO: Reappointment and Promotion for TPAC, Research, and Library Faculty
- Appointment, Reappointment, and Promotion Guidance (TPAC, Research, and Library Faculty)
- Reappointment Letter, Timeline, and Approval Grid
- Academic Articles
- Department Organizational Plans (CA and CRPT Documents*)
- Ad Hoc Committee on the Evaluation of Teaching–Final Report
- Provost Office Guidelines for the Evaluation of Teaching
- Form R (Faculty Recommendation Form for TPAC, Research, and Library Faculty)
- Form P (Faculty Questionnaire)
- Course Instructor Feedback (CIF)
*Note: CA and CRPT documents have replaced what were previously known as CAP documents.
University TPAC, Research, and Library Faculty Committee
|Chair||Tatiana Botero||Romance Languages & Literatures||2022|
|Chair-elect*||Mike Kitz||College of Engineering||2024|
|Past chair||Mary Flannery||Assoc.Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Arts and Letters||2022|
|Faculty Senate Rep||Tatiana Botero||Romance Languages & Literatures||2024|
|Faculty Senate Rep||Amanda McKendree||Management & Organization||2022|
|Faculty Senate Rep||Shauna Williams||Romance Languages & Literatures||2022|
|Faculty Senate Rep||Molly Walsh||Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics||2023|
|Academic Council Rep||Molly Walsh||Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics||2023|
|University Committee on
TPAC Faculty Appeals
|Tatiana Botero||Romance Languages & Literatures||2023|
* Term begins July 1, 2022
TPAC (teaching, professor of the practice, advising, clinical), research, and library faculty looking for a mentor are invited to share their interest via the appropriate link below.
TPAC Mentoring Committee
- Maura Ryan, Vice President and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs
- Alessia Blad-Miller, College of Arts and Letters
- Maria McKenna, College of Arts and Letters
- Nancy Michael, College of Science
- Kerry Meyers, College of Engineering
- Brian Smith, College of Engineering
Please email Maura Ryan, vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs.
Please email Marcy Simons, organizational development librarian at Hesburgh Libraries.
Among the many resources available to TPAC, research, and library faculty are those offered through the following units. You can learn more by exploring their websites.
- Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement
- Hesburgh Libraries
- Information for Spouses and Partners
- Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence
- Notre Dame Learning
- Notre Dame Research