Faculty Affairs COVID Information

The most recent updates on University operations, policies, guidance, and procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic are on the COVID-19 website.

 

COVID-19 Pandemic-Specific TPR Resources

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges, disruptions and adjustments for faculty, both personally and professionally. University leaders understand the challenges and concerns of faculty regarding the impact of the pandemic on their reviews, tenure and promotion paths. Two of the faculty affairs actions related to TPR during the pandemic are tenure probationary period extensions and the faculty impact statement. Both of these are described below this note.

Please send questions about the process to apfa@clemson.edu (Associate Provost for Facultly Affairs)

Tenure clock extension requests

All tenure-track faculty hired prior to July 1, 2020 who enter their penultimate year after the 2020-2021 academic year are eligible to request a one-year extension in their tenure clock. Please refer to these two documents: 

Faculty impact statements

All faculty under annual review are to submit a pandemic impact statement briefly sharing their experiences related to teaching, research & scholarship, service, extension and librarianship (as relevant) during the pandemic. 

Please refer to these four documents: