Charting Your Progress Toward Tenure
Constructing Your Own ChartTo construct this table, Rachel read the guidelines for tenure in Allegheny's Faculty Handbook, and used them to define the three primary categories of her professional work (Teaching, Research, and Service), as well as the specific criteria used to measure productivity in each category. Faculty workload, as well as the evidence used to assess professional achievement, vary for each academic institution. So Rachel's advice is to have your own Faculty Handbook nearby when preparing your table.
Download a blank copy of this chart (Microsoft Word 53kB Oct2 07) to modify for your own use.
For a sense of what this might look like a few years into a tenure-track position, here's the same chart with fictitious information filled in: