The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tenure

More information on reappointment, promotion, and tenure at UMass Amherst can be found in the Academic Personnel Policy (Red Book) and the Provost’s Annual Memo.

The "Red Book" is a board of trustee document that includes guidelines for a number of important personnel policies, such as procedural standards, review criteria, roles and responsibilities, and more. 

The Academic Personnel Workflow System (APWS) is the university’s  electronic portal for  faculty and librarian personnel actions, including reappointment, promotion, and tenure.