Tenure time

The tenure application process is long and rigorous – and for 44 assistant professors and seven assistant librarians, all that work just paid off.

McGill-crestTenure is granted to professors and librarians in recognition of excellent performance – and is the University’s strongest guarantee of academic freedom in research, teaching, and service. The year-long application process is a rigorous evaluation of performance.

At its May 16, 2016, meeting, McGill’s Board of Governors granted tenure to the 50 people in the 2015-2016 tenure cohort.

Forty-fourAssistant Professors have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure:

Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Dentistry

Faculty of Education

Faculty of Engineering

Faculty of Law

Desautels Faculty of Management

Faculty of Medicine

Schulich School of Music

Faculty of Science

Seven Assistant Librarians were promoted to Associate Librarian with Tenure:

At the same meeting, the Board also approved the granting of tenure to two Associate Professors: Garth Green (Religious Studies, Faculty of Arts) and Philippe Leroux (Schulich School of Music).

All appointments are effective as of June 1, 2016. Congratulations to everyone on achieving this significant milestone in your academic careers.