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For Chairs and Program Directors

Chairperson’s Handbook 2020/2021 Update:

The Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences’ 2020-2021 version of the Chairperson’s Handbook is undergoing an update and will be available shortly. The retiring 2015-2016 Chairperson's Handbook can be accessed here.

Please note that any process, procedure, and resource information in the 2015-2016 Chairperson's Handbook is superseded by the more updated information found at the links below.

If these links do not answer your questions, please contact Jane Corey Holt at and she will see that your questions are answered promptly.

Thank you for your patience.

For matters relating to:

Weinberg College Dean’s Office 

Northwestern University and Conditions of Employment

Weinberg College Appointment Types

Tenure Line Faculty:

Teaching Track Faculty

Other Weinberg College Faculty Issues


Process Review Session Recordings

Recruitment and Retention - recorded November 19, 2020

Teaching Schedules - recorded January 26, 2021

  Hiring Plan - recorded February 18, 2021

Salary Planning - recorded March 25, 2021

Tenure, Promotion & Reappointment - recorded April 20, 2021

Performance Excellence and Teaching Track Processes - recorded May 25, 2021

 Tenure-Line and Teaching-Track Promotion & Reappointment Processes Overview – recorded September 30, 2021



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