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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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CAS Guide to the Tenure and Promotion Review Process

I. Overview
II. Information and Forms
III. Preparations before the Review Year
IV. Generating Evaluation Materials: Candidate & Departmental Responsibilities

A. Soliciting External Evaluations
B. Soliciting Student Letters of Evaluation
C. Developing a Portfolio of Peer Evaluation of Teaching

V. Creating the Review Dossier on the CAS Tenure and Promotion Server

A. Part I: Unit Actions
B. Part II: The Candidate’s Vitae
C. Part III: The Chair’s Report
D. Candidate’s Updates Section
E. Candidate’s Responses to the Reports Section
F. Publications Section
G. Teaching, Grants, & Service-Related Materials Sections
H. Students’ Course Evaluations Sections
I. Candidates’ Fall Teaching Schedule & Syllabi

VI. The Departmental Review Process

A. Preparing the Process
B. Candidates with Joint Appointments or Programmatic Roles
C. Eligibility to Participate in Department Deliberation and Vote
D. Preparation and Deliberation
E. Voting
F. Chair’s Report
G. Communicating the Departmental Decision
H. Candidate’s Response to the Department Report

VII. The College Review Process

A. Review by the CAS APT
B. Review by the Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences

VIII. The University Review Process

Appendices

Appendix 1: Letter Templates
Appendix 2: Instructions for Uploading Documents
Appendix 3: Guidelines on Redaction of Reports
Appendix 4: Useful Links

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