Provost's Calendar

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October 2014
Fri - 03

Deadline for graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for Spring

semester to be sent to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching).

Mon - 13Submit applications for HEADWAE to the Provost

Thurs -Fri 16-17

FALL BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY

Mon - 20

Submit applications for the Summer Grants for Improvement of Instruction to the Provost
Fri - 24

Department chairs submit tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations

to CAC

Thurs - 30

Submit application for the IHL Diversity Award to the Provost

November 2014

Mon - 3Submit applications for the Lucas Endowment for Faculty Excellence to the Provost
Mon - 10Submit applications for the Excellence in Service and Excellence in Teaching to the Provost
Mon - 17Submit applications for the Grand Marshal Award to the Provost
Wed - 26CAC submit tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to the Dean
December 2014
Fri - 12Commencement - Reed Green Coliseum
Mon - 15Final grades due into SOAR
Mon - 22LAST DAY TO WORK - HOLIDAY BREAK BEGINS
January 2015 
Fri - 2HOLIDAY BREAK ENDS - FIRST DAY BACK TO WORK
Thurs - 8Deans submit tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to the UAC
Mon - 12Classes Begin - Spring Semester
Mon - 19MARTIN LUTHER KING HOLIDAY (day and night classes do not meet)
Mon - 26Submit applications for the Junior Faculty Awards to the Provost
Fri - 30

Departmental Committee submit decanal recommendations for Pre-tenure Review

due to Department Chairs

February 2015

 
Mon - Tues 16-17

Mardi Gras Holiday for STUDENTS ONLY

Thurs - 19

Department Chairs submit decanal recommendations for Pre-tenure Review

to the CAC

Fri - 20

UAC submit tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to the Provost

March 2015 
Mon - Fri 9-13SPRING BREAK FOR STUDENTS ONLY
Fri - 13Sabbatical reports due to the Provost for sabbaticals taken Fall 2014
Mon - 16

CAC submit decanal recommendations for Pre-tenure Review to the Dean

Mon - 16

Submit applications for the Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Professorship to the Provost

Mon - 23

Provost submits tenure and promotion dossiers and recommendations to

the President

April 2015 
Wed - 1

Deans submit decanal recommendations for Pre-Tenure Review of faculty to

the Provost

Thurs - 2

Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty

members for the Summer semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching)

Tues - 7

Deans submit syllabi for online courses to the Provost

Fri - 3

GOOD FRIDAY HOLIDAY

May 2015 
Fri - 8

Commencement - Hattiesburg

Sat - 9

Commencement - Gulf Coast

Mon - 11

Final Grades due into SOAR by 11:00 a.m.

Wed - 13

Finalize 2014-2015 Academic Council Representatives; Send membership list to Provost

Wed - 13

Finalize 2014-2015 Faculty Senate Representatives; Send membership list to Provost

Wed - 13

Finalize 2014-2015 Graduate Council Representatives; Send membership list to Provost

Thurs - 14

Last day of the academic year for faculty on nine-month Contracts

Mon - 25

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

Tues - 26

Classes Begin - Summer Semester

June 2015
  Nothing Due During the Month of June
July 2015
 July 4th HOLIDAY
 Tues - 7 Sabbatical reports due to the Provost for sabbaticals taken Spring 2015
 Fri - 17

 Deadline to submit graduate faculty materials and credentials of new faculty members for the

Fall semester to the Graduate Council (graduate teaching)

August 2015

Wed - 12 Deans provide names of academic Ombudsman candidates to the Provost
Mon - 17 Faculty contracts begin on campus
TBDNew Faculty Orientation, Day 1
TBDNew Faculty Orientation, Day 2
Wed - 19Classes Begin - Fall Semester
September 2015
Mon - 7LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (night classes do not meet)
Tues - 8New faculty submit graduate status material for teaching grad courses to the Graduate School
Fri - 11Deans submit names of new faculty mentors to the Provost 
Mon - 14Finalize College Advisory Committee (CAC) membership; college deans send names to Provost
Mon - 14Finalize departmental personnel committee option; send to college deans and to the Provost
Thurs - 17Finalize University Advisory Committee (UAC) membership; send names to the Provost
 TBDSubmit applications for the National Endowment for the Humanities' Summer Stipends to SPA
 Fri - 25Faculty submit tenure and promotion dossiers to department or school
Revised October 21, 2014