Graduate Faculty Application

for Tenure-Track/Tenured Faculty

Application Deadlines

Complete packets must be submitted to the Graduate School by:

FALL 2017 - 3:00 pm, Friday, September 15

Next deadline - February 16, 2018



Each candidate for graduate faculty status must submit an application containing all the relevant material needed by the Membership Committee to evaluate an applicant's status.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE GENERATED IN DIGITAL MEASURES.  Complete explanations of each term can be found at the Categories and Terms of Status.

It's simple!  Populate in DM; open and save in Word; edit (be sure to complete Items 6 & 7); save; print; forward to department head and college dean for their supporting memos.

For copying purposes, please submit applications in manila folders - DO NOT staple or use multiple paperclips, binder clips, or 3-ring binders. Do not include CVs with "full" status apps.

Packets/apps for "full" status must be forwarded first to department heads and then to college deans for supporting memos before arriving at the Graduate School.


An example of information to be automatically populated using Digital Measures is below:

1. General Information

  • Personal and Contact Information
  • Administrative Assignments
  • Professional Memberships
  • Licensure and Certifications

2. Education

  • Highest degree held
  • Date highest degree received

3. Awards and Honors

4. Teaching and Advising (most recent 5-year period)

  • Scheduled Teaching
  • Guided Independent Study, Internship, or Other Teaching Responsibilities
  • Academic Advising
  • Thesis/Dissertation Committee Service

5. Student Evaluation of Teaching (SOIs for the past 5 years).  New preparation is defined as a course taught for the first time or a course which has not been taught for a period of three years

6. Teaching Performances (as evaluated by candidate, department head, and students)

  • Evaluate what you have learned about your teaching effectiveness through reading your Student Opinions of Instructions (SOIs)

7. Self-evaulation of Teaching & Mentoring: Must enter 1-3 paragraphs (save app in Word for editing)

8. Professional Growth and Productivity (most recent 5-year period)

  • Scholarship
  • Presentations
  • Artistic and Professional Performances and Exhibits
  • Media Contributions
  • Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research
  • Faculty Development Activities Attended
  • Intellectual Property

9. Service to Graduate Education at VSU (during the last 5-years)

  • University
  • College
  • Department
  • Professional
  • Public
  • Consulting
  • Non-Credit Instruction Taught
  • University System of Georgia Service


Incomplete application forms/packets will not be considered by the Committee.  Do not include "CVs" with DM-generated packets.


Questions? Please contact Ms. Teresa Williams at or 229-333-5695.