GCU Academic Promotions Policy

Fiona Sparke made this Freedom of Information request to Glasgow Caledonian University

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Dear Glasgow Caledonian University,

We would be grateful if you could provide the following information:

1. A copy of the current University policy on academic promotions

2. If any academic promotions were made outside of the normal annual promotion round in 2012 and 2013 (by school and grade) and the criteria used by the University in deciding upon such cases.

Yours faithfully,

Fiona Sparke

Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Dear Ms Sparke

Glasgow Caledonian University has received your request for information (below). The University is currently processing this and will get back to you as soon as possible.

Yours sincerely

Freedom of Information Enquiries

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Dear Ms Sparke

I refer to your request received by the University on 24 June 2013.

Please find attached the Academic Promotion policies for 2012 and 2013. All promotions are agreed in line with the criteria within the University's Promotions Policy.

Promotions made outside the annual promotion rounds:

School of Health and Life Sciences, Professor, criteria from 2012 round used.
Glasgow School for Business and Society, Senior Lecturer, criteria from 2013 round used.
Glasgow School for Business and Society, Professor, criteria from 2012 round used.

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Yours sincerely

Jean Ash

Jean Ash | Information Compliance, Governance and Records Manager
Department of Governance and Quality
Directorate of Student Experience, Governance and Quality
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, Scotland, UK
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Dear Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Thank you for your response.

Could you provide a copy of the specific policy or confirm under what circumstances academic promotions are made outside of the normal annual academic promotions round?

Yours sincerely,

Fiona Sparke

Freedom of Information Enquiries,

Dear Ms Sparke
I can confirm that the information that you require is provided in the following sections of the Policies:

2012 Policy
4.1 Applications Process
The Promotions Panel reserves the right to award promotion to staff who have demonstrated outstanding achievement beyond the requirements of their current role, outwith the normal promotion/ grading cycle.

2013 Policy
2. Scoop
The Promotions Panel reserves the right to award promotion to staff who have demonstrated outstanding achievement beyond the requirements of their current role, outwith the normal promotion/ grading cycle.

Yours sincerely
Hazel Lauder

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