Texas Tech University

Provost Planning Calendar

Campus-Wide Dates and Deadlines

Please refer to OP 32.24 for more information, nomination guidelines and forms. 

Please note that some dates are subject to change. Change announcements will be timely distributed.

Faculty Awards: Deadlines and Procedures

Oct. 2

  • Piper Professor nominations due to the Office of the Provost
  • 2023-24 Consulting and Outside Employment forms due to the Office of the Provost (OP 32.07)

Oct. 3

  • Paul Whitfield Horn Distinguished Professorship nominations due to Office of the Provost (OP 32.09)

Oct. 4

  • President's Faculty Book Award submissions due to the Office of the Provost (2023, copyright year) (OP 32.34)
  • Chancellor's Council Distinguished Teaching Award recommendations from Teaching Academy due to the Office of the Provost (OP 32.13)
  • Chancellor's Council Distinguished Research Award recommendations from OR&I due to the Office of the Provost (OP 32.21)
    Faculty Awards: Deadlines and Procedures

Oct. 11

  • 2025-26 Faculty Development Leave Applications due to the Office of the Provost (OP 32.09)

Oct. 13

  • Changes to prefixes, prerequisites, corequisites, course numbers, credit/contact hours, modality, and deletions for Spring and Summer 2025 courses must be at the Academic Council stage of Curriculog.

Nov. 1

  • Promotion and Tenure nominations due to Office of the Provost

Nov. 4

Nov. 5

  • Faculty Distinguished Leadership Award
  • Hemphill-Wells New Professor Excellence in Teaching
  • Spencer A. Wells Award for Creativity in Teaching
    *Nominations (unlimited) due to the Office of the Provost
    Faculty Awards: Deadlines and Procedures

Nov. 8

  • Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Development Scholarship applications due to Teaching Academy

Nov. 14-15

  • Board of Regents Meeting

Nov. 16

  • Tenure Academy, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center

Nov. 22

Dec. 13-14

  • Fall Commencement

Dec. 16

  • President's Excellence Academic Advising Award nominations due to Kamerin Schacht

Jan. 9

  • New Faculty Orientation, hosted by the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center

Jan. 13

  • Faculty on duty

Jan. 24

  • Teaching Academy Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award applications to Teaching Academy

Jan. 31

  • Integrated Scholars nominations due to the Office of the Provost
  • President's Academic Achievement Award
  • President's Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Texas Tech Alumni Association New Faculty Award
    Faculty Awards: Deadlines and Procedures

Feb. 10

  • President's Excellence in Commercialization Award nominations due to OR&I
  • President's Excellence in Engaged Scholarship Award due to Office of University Outreach and Engagement
  • President's Emerging Engaged Scholarship Award due to the Office of University Outreach and Engagement
    Faculty Awards: Deadlines and Procedures

Feb. 13

  • Nancy J. Bell Graduate Faculty Excellence in Mentoring nominations due to Graduate School

Feb. 14

March 21

  • Teaching Academy New Member applications due to Teaching Academy

***Please note that all dates are subject to change***

Office of the Provost