Texas Tech University

Office of the Provost Planning Calendar for 2016-2017

Fall 2016

August 24 (Wednesday)

  • Faculty on duty
  • Teaching Foundations at Texas Tech, hosted by the Teaching Academy and the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center, TLPDC, Room 151, 1:00pm-4:00 pm

August 25 (Thursday)

  • New Faculty Orientation, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center, United Supermarkets Arena, City Bank Room, 8:00am-5:00pm

September 23 (Friday)

  • John M. Burns Conference, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center, TLPDC Room 151 – (final agenda TBD)

October 3 (Monday)

  • Faculty Development Leave applications for 2017-18 due to Office of the Provost

October 4 (Tuesday)

  • Horn Professor Nominations due to Office of the Provost

October 10 (Monday)

  • President's Faculty Book Award submissions due to Office of the Provost (2015 copyright year)
  • Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award nominations due to Office of the Provost
  • Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award nominations due to the Office of the Vice President for Research

October 13-14 (Thur/Fri)

  • Board of Regents meeting

October 17 (Monday)

  • 2016-17 Consulting and Outside Employment forms due to Office of the Provost

November (date TBD)

  • Tenure Academy, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center, TLPDC Room 151, 1:15pm-5:00pm

November 1 (Tuesday)

  • Piper Professor nominations due to Office of the Provost

November 22 (Tuesday)

  • Faculty nominations (unlimited) due to Office of the Provost:
    • Spencer A. Wells Faculty Award
    • Hemphill-Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching Award
    • Faculty Distinguished Leadership Award
  • College nominations for the Barnie E. Rushing, Jr. Faculty Distinguished Research Awards due to the Office of the Vice President for Research

November 28 (Monday)

  • Promotion and Tenure dossiers due to Office of the Provost

December 15-16 (Thur/Fri)

  • Board of Regents meeting

December 16 (Friday)

  • Commencement
    • 3:00 p.m. - Arts & Sciences
    • 7:00 p.m. - Graduate School

December 17 (Saturday)

  • Commencement
    • 9:00 a.m. - Architecture, Education, Engineering, Human Sciences, Visual & Performing Arts
    • 1:30 p.m. - Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Business Administration, Honors (EVHM & HAL Majors ONLY), Media & Communication, University Programs, Wind Energy
    • 5:00 p.m. - School of Law Hooding Ceremony

Spring 2017

January 2 (Monday)

  • Faculty Retirement Notifications due to Office of the Provost

February 1 (Monday)

  • Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award applications due to the Office of the Provost
    • Dean's nominations to Office of the Provost:
    • President's Academic Achievement Award
    • President's Excellence in Teaching Award
    • Alumni Association New Faculty Award

February 23-24 (Thur/Fri)

  • Board of Regents meeting

March 1 (Wednesday)

  • President's Excellence in Commercialization Award nominations due to the Office of the Vice President for Research

March 4 (Friday)

  • Advancing Teaching and Learning Conference, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center- Overton Hotel (Final Agenda TBD)

May 18-19 (Thur/Fri)

  • Board of Regents meeting

May 19 (Friday)

  • Commencement
    • 3:00 p.m. - Arts & Sciences
    • 7:00 p.m. - Graduate School

May 20 (Saturday)

  • Commencement
    • 9:00 a.m. - Architecture, Education, Engineering, Human Sciences, Visual & Performing Arts
    • 1:30 p.m. - Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Business Administration, Honors (EVHM & HAL Majors ONLY), Media & Communication, University Programs, Wind Energy
    • 6:00 p.m. - School of Law Hooding Ceremony

August 10-11 (Thur/Fri)

  • Board of Regents meeting

August 12 (Saturday)

  • Commencement:
    • 9:00 am Business Administration, Engineering, Graduate School, Human Sciences, University Programs, Visual & Performing Arts
    • 1:30 pm Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Architecture, Arts & Sciences, Education, Graduate School, Honors College (EVHM and HAL Majors ONLY), Media and Communication

Contact

Office of the Provost