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					                                          University of Massachusetts Amherst

                                             MASTER CALENDAR 2012-13


Except as noted (*) the dates listed below are working personnel deadlines. Every effort will be made to meet them, but they are
        not legally binding. Those dates preceded by asterisks are Trustee mandated deadlines, and must be observed.


August 28, 2012              New Faculty Orientation, Campus Center, 9:00am - 3:00pm.

August 29, 2012              Community Breakfast, 7:30 a.m., Student Union Ballroom.

August 30, 2012              Chancellor & Provost's reception for New Faculty, Hillside, 6 - 7:30pm.

August 30, 2012              Academic Leadership Retreat, Marriott Center 8:30am-3:30pm.

August 31, 2012              Teaching Assistant Orientation, Campus Center Auditorium, 8:30am - 12:30pm.

August 31, 2012              Graduate degree requirements deadline for September 1, 2012 master’s and doctoral degrees.


August 31 -                  Fall New Students Orientation.
September 2, 2012

September, 2012              New online AFR being implemented. Active date will be announced separately.

September 1, 2012            Sabbatical leave policy and application forms are available at:
                             https://www.umass.edu/provost/faculty-staff-resources/personnel-information

September 1, 2012            Department heads and chairpersons must, within sixty days of the start of the fall semester, notify
                             all members in their departments who are scheduled for review to the rank of Senior Lecturer and
                             Senior Lecturer II.

September 1, 2012            Department heads and chairpersons must, within the first three weeks of the semester, notify all
                             members of their departments who are scheduled for reappointment or tenure consideration during
                             the semester that a review of their records will be made for the purpose of a personnel
                             recommendation.

September 3, 2012            Welcome UMass Amherst Barbecue: The Official Welcome to the University for the 2012-2013
                             year! Come welcome Chancellor Subbaswamy and the class of 2016! All new and returning
                             students are welcome! Fine Arts Center Plaza, 4:00 to 7:00pm.

September 3, 2012            Holiday. Labor Day.

September 3 - 8, 2012        First Week Festivities. Check http://www.umass.edu/firstweek for a complete schedule.

September 4, 2012            First day of classes.

September 5, 2012            First Week Activities Expo. Student Union, 4:00 to 7:00pm.

September 7, 2012            Umass Night Out, Campus-wide, 8pm-2am. Our Campus, Our Night. Come to the first Umass
                             Night Out for 2012-13. Events for Umass Night Out will be held the first Friday of each month.
September 7, 2012         Last day for departments to submit requests to the Course & Classroom Management Office for
                          clearance of joint evening examination dates for Fall 2012.

September 8, 2012         First Week Concert featuring Karmin 8:00pm. Fine Arts Center Concert Hall. Tickets are for
                          UMass Amherst students only.

September 13, 2012        Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

September 13, 2012        Final examination requirements from departments due for Fall 2012.

September 14, 2012        Copy of spring semester 2013 proposed Continuing & Professional Education course offerings due
                          in the Continuing & Professional Education Academic Programs Office.


September 14, 2012        UMass Faculty Convocation including the presentation of the Awards for Outstanding
                          Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity, 11:00 a.m., Bowker Auditorium.

September 17, 2012        Last day for all Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing & Professional Education students to
                          add or drop a course without record (fall semester).

September 17, 2012        Last day for all graduate students to add or drop a course without record (fall semester).

September 18, 2012        “W" Period begins (Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing & Professional Education). "DR"
                          Period begins (graduate).

September 28, 2012        Department course proposals for Fall 2013 available in the Course & Classroom Management
                          Office.

October 5, 2012           Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant applications are due to the Office of Research
                          Development.

October 8, 2012           Holiday. Columbus Day.

October 9, 2012           Monday class schedule will be followed.

October 11, 2012          Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

October 11, 2012          Deadline for submission to department heads of sabbatical leave reports for all those who took
                          sabbatical leaves during the academic year 2011-12.

October 12, 2012          Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty
                          members in second year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


October 12 - 14, 2012     Family Weekend Festivities for the families of current undergraduates.

October 15, 2012          Last day for graduate students to drop courses with a "DR."

October 15, 2012        * Deadline for departments to notify the Provost’s Office of intentions to invite exchange faculty from
                          other UMass campuses for the following academic year.

October 17, 2012          Registration begins for Wintersession 2013.

October 18, 2012          Last day for Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing & Professional Education students to
                          drop courses with a “W” (withdrawn) and select "P/F" (pass-fail) option.
October 18, 2012        Mid-semester date.

October 19, 2012        Faculty members submit completed Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form (Sections II-V) to
                        department heads or chairs. If applicable, alternative department or program chair completes
                        Section VI.

October 20 - 28, 2012   Homecoming Week Festivities:      http://www.umass.edu/homecoming.

October 22, 2012        All nominations for 2010-11 Distinguished Teaching Awards due in the Center for Teaching and
                        Faculty Development office.

October 26, 2012        Multi-Bands Concert, 8:00 p.m., Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.

October 26, 2012        Department course proposals for Fall 2013 due in the Course & Classroom Management Office.


October 28, 2012        Fall Open House for Prospective Students.

November 2, 2012        Anomaly recommendations due in departmental offices.

November 11, 2012       Holiday. Veterans' Day.

November 14, 2012       Department heads' and chairs' recommendations for tenure and associated promotions for those
                        faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2012-2013 due in deans' offices.

November 14, 2012       Monday class schedule will be followed.

November 14, 2012       Spring 2013 course registration begins for continuing undergraduate and graduate students.


November 15, 2012       Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

November 15, 2012       Registration for Spring 2013 Continuing & Professional Education classes begins.

November 15, 2012       Copy of Summer Session 2013 proposed course offerings due in the Continuing & Professional
                        Education Academic Programs Office.

November 16, 2012       Applications for sabbatical leaves for 2013-14 are due in department offices.

November 17, 2012       27th Annual Band Day - Gillete Stadium, Foxborough, 3:30 p.m.

November 19, 2012       Department personnel committee and department head or chair returns completed Annual Faculty
                        Report and Evaluation Form (Sections VII-VIII) to the faculty member.

November 21, 2012       Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty
                        members in first year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


November 21, 2012       Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.

November 22, 2012       Holiday. Thanksgiving Day.

November 26, 2012       Classes resume.
November 28, 2012        Recommendations due in Provost's Office for reappointment or expiration of appointment of
                         faculty members in second year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


November 28, 2012        Faculty member completes Section IX of Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form, retains one
                         photocopy and returns original to department head or chair.

December 1, 2012         Print and electronic reserve listings for Wintersession and for the spring semester must be
                         submitted to the Library by this date. Materials received after this date will be processed on a first-
                         come, first-served basis.

December 7, 2012         Last day of classes.

December 7, 2012         Department course proofs for Fall 2013 due in the Course & Classroom Management Office.

December 8 - 9, 2012     Reading Days.

December 9, 2012         Nominations for Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowships from department heads and chairs due in
                         academic deans' offices.

December 10, 2012        Final examinations begin.

December 11, 2012        Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

December 12, 2012        Nominations for University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Achievement Awards due in
                         the Office of External Relations and University Events.

December 14, 2012        Department head or chair retains one photocopy and sends completed original Annual Faculty
                         Report and Evaluation Form to the dean.

December 15, 2012      * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in second year of
                         service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013. If an initial two-year appointment
                         terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment
                         must be given at least 6 months in advance of its termination.


December 15, 2012        Last day of final exams.

December 17, 2012        Anomaly recommendations due in deans' offices with department personnel committee's
                         recommendation.

December 17, 2012        Sabbatical leave reports for 2011-2012, with department head's or chair's summary, due in deans’
                         offices.

December 17, 2012        Sabbatical leave requests for 2013-2014 (1st semester, 2nd semester, or entire year), approved by
                         department heads or chairs, due in deans’ offices.

December 17, 2012        Snow day for exams. Semester ends.

December 17, 2012        Wintersession begins.

December 17, 2012        Graduate degree requirements deadline for February 1, 2013 master's and doctoral degrees.


December 19, 2012        Last day to add or drop with no record for Wintersession.

December 20, 2012        "W" period begins for Wintersession.
December 24, 2012       Final grades for all fall semester courses must be submitted via SPIRE by Midnight.

December 25, 2012       Holiday. Christmas.

December 28, 2012       Campus Closure Day.

December 31, 2012       Campus Closure Day.

January 1, 2013         Holiday. New Year’s Day.

January 4, 2013         Last day to withdraw with a "W" for Wintersession.

January 7, 2013         Samuel F. Conti Faculty Fellowship nominations from academic deans are due to Vice Chancellor
                        for Research & Engagement.

January 8, 2013         Dean retains one photocopy of completed Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form and
                        forwards original to the Provost. If the dean makes any comments, the dean shall send a copy of this
                        final page to the faculty member and the appropriate department head or chair when the dean
                        forwards the form to the Provost.
January 14, 2013        Deans' recommendations for tenure and associated promotions for those faculty members whose
                        tenure decision year is 2012-2013, second semester, due in the Provost's Office.
January 14, 2013        Faculty members who are scheduled for Periodic Multi-Year Review during 2012-13 must submit
                        review materials to the department head or chair.

January 14 - 18, 2013   Spring Orientation Sessions.

January 19, 2013        Wintersession ends.

January 21, 2013        Holiday. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

January 22, 2013        Recommendations for promotions not associated with tenure due in deans' offices.

January 22, 2013        Anomaly recommendations due in the Provost's Office.

January 22, 2013        First day of classes.

January 23, 2013        Wintersession 2013 grades due on SPIRE.

January 25, 2013        Recommendations due in the Provost's Office for reappointment or expiration of appointment of
                        faculty members in their first year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


January 25, 2013        The faculty member under consideration for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior Lecturer II
                        submits his or her portfolio to the department head or chair.

January 25, 2013        Sabbatical leave reports for 2011-2012, with dean's summary, due in the Provost's Office.


January 25, 2013        Sabbatical leave requests for 2013-2014, approved by deans, due in the Provost's Office.

January 25, 2013        Last day for departments to submit requests to the Course & Classroom Management Office for
                        clearance of joint evening examination dates for Spring 2013.
January 31, 2013      Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

January 31, 2013      Final examination requirements from departments due for Spring 2013.

January 31, 2013      Undergraduate Commencement Student Speaker applications due in the Center for Teaching.

February 1, 2013      Armstrong Fund For Science grant deadline due to Barbara Pearson at the Office of Research
                      Development.

February 1, 2013      Nominations for Lilly Teaching Fellowships from department heads and chairs due in the Center
                      for Teaching & Faculty Development office.

February 4, 2013      Last day for all Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing & Professional Education students to
                      add or drop a course without record (spring semester).


February 4, 2013      Last day for all graduate students to add or drop a course without record (spring semester).


February 5, 2013      "DR" Period begins (graduate). "W" Period begins (Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing
                      & Professional Education).

February 9, 2013      Nominations for the 21st Century Leaders Award due in the Office of External Relations and
                      University Events.

February 18, 2013     Holiday. Presidents’ Day.

February 19, 2013     Monday class schedule will be followed.

February 21, 2013     Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

February 21, 2013     Nominations for Graduate School Fellowships for incoming graduate students due in Goodell 518.


February 22, 2013     Department course proposals for Spring 2014 available in the Course & Classroom Management
                      Office.

February 25, 2013     Nominations for the Distinguished Academic Outreach Awards due in the Provost's Office.


February 28, 2013     Copy of fall 2013 semester proposed Continuing & Professional Education course offerings due in
                      the Continuing Education & Professional Academic Programs Office.

March 1, 2013       * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in their first year of
                      service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013. If an initial one-year appointment
                      terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment must be given at least 3 months
                      in advance of its termination.

March 1, 2013         Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment of faculty members in their second or
                      later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014.

March 1, 2013         Faculty Research Grant/Healey Endowment Grant applications due to the Office of Research
                      Development.

March 4, 2013         Deans' recommendations for promotions not associated with tenure due in the Provost's Office.
March 4, 2013        Department personnel committee recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior
                     Lecturer II due to department head or chair.

March 4, 2013        Last day for graduate students to drop courses with "DR."

March 5, 2013        Tenure recommendations for faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2013-2014 first
                     semester, due in deans’ offices.

March 7, 2013        Last day for Undergraduate, Stockbridge and Continuing & Professional Education students to
                     drop courses with a “W” (withdrawn) and select "P/F" (pass-fail) option.

March 7, 2013        Mid-semester date.

March 14, 2013       Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

March 15, 2013       Department head or chair recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior Lecturer
                     II due to the college level review committee.

March 15, 2013       Notification of faculty members granted sabbatical leaves for 2013-2014 (except those being
                     considered for tenure).

March 16, 2013       Spring break vacation begins after last class.

March 18, 2013       Registration begins for Summer Session.

March 20, 2013       Nominations for the 2013-2014 Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series due in the Office of External
                     Relations and University Events.

March 22, 2013       Nominations for Honorary Degrees to be awarded at Commencement 2014 due in the Office of
                     External Relations and University Events.

March 25, 2013       Classes resume.

April 1, 2013        Tentative -- AA Scholarship & Awards Reception.

April 1, 2013        Fall 2013 course registration begins for continuing undergraduate and graduate students.

April 5, 2013        Final date for faculty members to apply for cancellation of previously approved full-time sabbatical
                     leaves commencing in 2013-2014, or for conversion of previously approved full-year sabbatical
                     leaves commencing in 2013-2014 to half-year sabbatical leaves to be taken in either semester of 2013-
                     2014. (Conversions from half-year to full-year sabbaticals may still be approved at the discretion of
                     the dean.)

April 5, 2013        Final date for faculty members to apply for cancellation of previously approved leaves without pay
                     for either or both semesters, 2013-2014.

April 5, 2013        Recommendations due in Provost's Office for reappointment of faculty members in their second or
                     later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014.

April 5, 2013        Tenure recommendations for faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2013-2014 first
                     semester, due in the Provost's Office.

April 8 - 14, 2013   Soulfest Week.
April 12, 2013        College level review committee recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior
                      Lecturer II due in the Dean’s Office.

April 14, 2013        Spring Concert, Mullins Center.

April 15, 2013        Holiday. Patriot's Day.

April 16, 2013        Graduate degree requirements deadline for May 10, 2013 masters' and doctoral degrees.

April 17, 2013        Monday class schedule will be followed.


April 18, 2013        Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

April 18, 2013        Nominations for Graduate School Fellowships for continuing graduate students due in Goodell 518.



April 18, 2013        Nominations for the Joseph L. Boscov Scholarship for graduate students due in Goodell 518.

April 21, 2013        Annual Concert Band Concert - UMACC Appreciation Concert 2:00 p.m. FAC Concert Hall.

April 22 - 26, 2013   Founders Week Activities.

April 26, 2013        Dean’s recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior Lecturer II due in the
                      Provost’s Office.

April 26, 2013        Department heads and chairs must notify their faculty members who are scheduled for Periodic
                      Multi-Year Review during academic year 2013-2014.

April 26 - 28, 2013   Alumni Weekend.

April 29, 2013        Founders Day.

May 1, 2013           No offer of appointment for Fall 2013 to faculty members at another college or university should be
                      made after this date without special clearance (AAUP standard).

May 1, 2013           Last day of classes.

May 1, 2013           Nominations for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity Awards due in
                      the Office of External Relations and University Events.

May 2, 2013           Faculty Senate Meeting, 3:30 p.m., Herter 227.

May 2, 2013           Reading Day.

May 3, 2013           Commencement Ball.

May 3, 2013           Final examinations begin.

May 5, 2013           Second Reading Day.

May 6, 2013           Final examinations resume.

May 9, 2013           Last day of final exams. Semester ends.
May 10, 2013          Undergraduate Commencement.

May 10, 2013          Copy of Wintersession 2014 proposed Continuing & Professional Education course offerings due in
                      the Continuing Education & Professional Academic Programs Office.

May 10, 2013          Graduate Commencement, 9:00 a.m.

May 10 - 11, 2013     Commencement Weekend.

May 14, 2013          Final grades for all spring semester courses must be submitted via SPIRE by Midnight.

May 15, 2013        * Faculty members should not resign after this date (AAUP standard).

May 20, 2013          First day of classes, first Summer Session.

May 24, 2013          End of Add or Drop With No Record for first Summer Session.

May 25, 2013          "W" period begins for first Summer Session.

May 27, 2013          Holiday. Memorial Day.

June 1, 2013          Print and electronic reserve listings for the fall semester must be submitted to the Library by this
                      date. Materials received after this date will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.


June 3, 2013          Summer Orientation begins.

June 7, 2013          Last day for students to drop courses with a "W," first Summer Session.

June 28, 2013         Last day of classes, first Summer Session.

July 4, 2013          Holiday. Independence Day.

July 8, 2013          First day of classes, second Summer Session.

July 8, 2013          Final grades for First Summer Session and other classes ending by 6/28 must be submitted via
                      SPIRE.

July 12, 2013         End of Add or Drop With No Record for second Summer Session.

July 13, 2013         "W" period begins for second Summer Session.

July 19, 2013         Summer Orientation ends.

July 26, 2013         Last day for students to drop courses with a "W," second Summer Session.


August 15, 2013       The Dean submits the 2012-2013 Annual Periodic Multi-Year Report to the Provost.

August 15, 2013     * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in their second or
                      later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014. If an appointment
                      terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment
                      must be given at least 12 months in advance of its termination.
August 15, 2013   University procedures require that faculty members being considered for tenure be notified of the
                  award of tenure, or of one-year terminal appointments, no later than this date.


August 16, 2013   Last day of classes, second Summer Session. Summer Session ends.

August 26, 2013   Second Summer Session and all final Summer Session grades must be submitted via SPIRE.


August 27, 2013   Fall University-scheduled 2013 course registration begins for all non-degree students.

August 30, 2013   Graduate degree requirements deadline for September 1, 2013 master's and doctoral degrees.
                                    University of Massachusetts Amherst


                      CHRONOLOGY OF MAJOR PERSONNEL ACTIONS
                                     2012-2013

 Except as noted (*) the dates listed below are working personnel deadlines. Every effort will be made to meet
them, but they are not legally binding. Those dates preceded by asterisks are Trustee mandated deadlines, and
                                                must be observed.




                       Annual Faculty Reports

  September, 2012      New online AFR being implemented. Active date will be announced separately.

  October 19, 2012     Faculty members submit completed Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form (Sections II-
                       V) to department heads or chairs. If applicable, alternative department or program chair
                       completes Section VI.

November 19, 2012      Department personnel committee and department head or chair returns completed Annual
                       Faculty Report and Evaluation Form (Sections VII-VIII) to the faculty member.

November 28, 2012      Faculty member completes Section IX of Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form, retains
                       one photocopy and returns original to department head or chair.

December 14, 2012      Department head or chair retains one photocopy and sends completed original Annual Faculty
                       Report and Evaluation Form to the dean.

   January 8, 2013     Dean retains one photocopy of completed Annual Faculty Report and Evaluation Form and
                       forwards original to the Provost. If the dean makes any comments, the dean shall send a copy
                       of this final page to the faculty member and the appropriate department head or chair when
                       the dean forwards the form to the Provost.



                       Tenure and Promotion

September 1, 2012      Department heads and chairpersons must, within the first three weeks of the semester, notify
                       all members of their departments who are scheduled for reappointment or tenure
                       consideration during the semester that a review of their records will be made for the purpose
                       of a personnel recommendation.

November 14, 2012      Department heads' and chairs' recommendations for tenure and associated promotions for
                       those faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2012-2013 due in deans' offices.

  January 14, 2013     Deans' recommendations for tenure and associated promotions for those faculty members
                       whose tenure decision year is 2012-2013, second semester, due in the Provost's Office.

   August 15, 2013 * University procedures require that faculty members being considered for tenure be notified of
                     the award of tenure, or of one-year terminal appointments, no later than this date.



                       Out of Phase Tenure Dates

September 1, 2012      Department heads and chairpersons must, within the first three weeks of the semester, notify
                       all members of their departments who are scheduled for reappointment or tenure
                       consideration during the semester that a review of their records will be made for the purpose
                       of a personnel recommendation.

    March 5, 2013      Tenure recommendations for faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2013-2014 first
                       semester, due in deans’ offices.

      April 5, 2013    Tenure recommendations for faculty members whose tenure decision year is 2013-2014 first
                       semester, due in the Provost's Office.



                       Promotions Not Associated with Tenure
 January 22, 2013     Recommendations for promotions not associated with tenure due in deans' offices.

    March 4, 2013     Deans' recommendations for promotions not associated with tenure due in the Provost's Office.




                      Senior Lecturer and Senior Lecturer II Promotions

September 1, 2012     Department heads and chairpersons must, within sixty days of the start of the fall semester,
                      notify all members in their departments who are scheduled for review to the rank of Senior
                      Lecturer and Senior Lecturer II.

 January 25, 2013     The faculty member under consideration for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior
                      Lecturer II submits his or her portfolio to the department head or chair.

    March 4, 2013     Department personnel committee recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and
                      Senior Lecturer II due to department head or chair.

   March 15, 2013     Department head or chair recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior
                      Lecturer II due to the college level review committee.

    April 12, 2013    College level review committee recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior
                      Lecturer II due in the Dean’s Office.

    April 26, 2013    Dean’s recommendation for promotion to Senior Lecturer and Senior Lecturer II due in the
                      Provost’s Office.



                      Reappointments

September 1, 2012     Department heads and chairpersons must, within the first three weeks of the semester, notify
                      all members of their departments who are scheduled for reappointment or tenure
                      consideration during the semester that a review of their records will be made for the purpose
                      of a personnel recommendation.

 October 12, 2012     Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment or expiration of appointment of
                      faculty members in second year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


November 21, 2012     Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment or expiration of appointment of
                      faculty members in first year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


November 28, 2012     Recommendations due in Provost's Office for reappointment or expiration of appointment of
                      faculty members in second year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013.


December 15, 2012 * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in second year
                    of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013. If an initial two-year
                    appointment terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment or expiration
                    of appointment must be given at least 6 months in advance of its termination.


 January 25, 2013     Recommendations due in the Provost's Office for reappointment or expiration of appointment
                      of faculty members in their first year of service whose current appointments expire August 31,
                      2013.

    March 1, 2013 * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in their first
                    year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2013. If an initial one-year
                    appointment terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment must be given
                    at least 3 months in advance of its termination.

    March 1, 2013     Recommendations due in deans' offices for reappointment of faculty members in their second
                      or later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014.

     April 5, 2013    Recommendations due in Provost's Office for reappointment of faculty members in their
                      second or later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014.
  August 15, 2013 * Notification of reappointment or expiration of appointment of faculty members in their second
                    or later year of service whose current appointments expire August 31, 2014. If an appointment
                    terminates during an academic year, notification of reappointment or expiration of
                    appointment must be given at least 12 months in advance of its termination.



                     Sabbatical Leaves

September 1, 2012    Sabbatical leave policy and application forms are available at:
                     https://www.umass.edu/provost/faculty-staff-resources/personnel-information

 October 11, 2012    Deadline for submission to department heads of sabbatical leave reports for all those who took
                     sabbatical leaves during the academic year 2011-12.

November 16, 2012    Applications for sabbatical leaves for 2013-14 are due in department offices.

December 17, 2012    Sabbatical leave reports for 2011-2012, with department head's or chair's summary, due in
                     deans’ offices.

December 17, 2012    Sabbatical leave requests for 2013-2014 (1st semester, 2nd semester, or entire year), approved
                     by department heads or chairs, due in deans’ offices.

 January 25, 2013    Sabbatical leave reports for 2011-2012, with dean's summary, due in the Provost's Office.

 January 25, 2013    Sabbatical leave requests for 2013-2014, approved by deans, due in the Provost's Office.

   March 15, 2013    Notification of faculty members granted sabbatical leaves for 2013-2014 (except those being
                     considered for tenure).

     April 5, 2013   Final date for faculty members to apply for cancellation of previously approved full-time
                     sabbatical leaves commencing in 2013-2014, or for conversion of previously approved full-year
                     sabbatical leaves commencing in 2013-2014 to half-year sabbatical leaves to be taken in either
                     semester of 2013-2014. (Conversions from half-year to full-year sabbaticals may still be
                     approved at the discretion of the dean.)



                     Leaves without Pay

     April 5, 2013   Final date for faculty members to apply for cancellation of previously approved leaves without
                     pay for either or both semesters, 2013-2014.



                     Anomaly Increases

 November 2, 2012    Anomaly recommendations due in departmental offices.

December 17, 2012    Anomaly recommendations due in deans' offices with department personnel committee's
                     recommendation.

 January 22, 2013    Anomaly recommendations due in the Provost's Office.



                     Periodic Multi-Year Review

 January 14, 2013    Faculty members who are scheduled for Periodic Multi-Year Review during 2012-13 must
                     submit review materials to the department head or chair.

    April 26, 2013   Department heads and chairs must notify their faculty members who are scheduled for
                     Periodic Multi-Year Review during academic year 2013-2014.

  August 15, 2013    The Dean submits the 2012-2013 Annual Periodic Multi-Year Report to the Provost.



                     Other Pertinent Dates
 May 1, 2013    No offer of appointment for Fall 2013 to faculty members at another college or university
                should be made after this date without special clearance (AAUP standard).

May 15, 2013 * Faculty members should not resign after this date (AAUP standard).

				
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