Beware the Non-Promotable Task!

April 23, 2024

Research has documented how non-promotable tasks, or service work that makes the university function but does little for a faculty member’s career, is often unevenly distributed among faculty, leading to significant inequities. In this post, we talk about the challenges of non-promotable tasks and steps departments can take to ensure equity and fairness in non-promotable task distribution.

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Unwritten Rules in Promotion & Tenure

April 18, 2024

When unwritten rules pop up in the promotion and tenure process, they create challenges for early career faculty and exacerbate inequities. This blog post breaks down some of the ways that unwritten rules manifest in promotion and tenure and provides concrete recommendations for addressing unwritten rules.

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