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Interfolio RPT

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences uses Interfolio's Review, Promotion, and Tenure (RPT) software to support the collection of materials and approval workflow for reappointment, promotion and tenure dossiers for academic positions that follow the tenure track and non-tenure track guidelines in CALS.

Upcoming Training Sessions

There are currently no scheduled group trainings. If you would like training on any additional Interfolio-related topics, please feel free to book an appointment with CALS IT staff.


Training Resources by Role

Review, Promotion, & Tenure Processes

There are two distinct tracks for review cases in CALS: professorial appointments (both tenure and non-tenure track); and Research, Teaching, & Extension appointments (known as RTE). Interfolio will be used in all scenarios to gather materials from candidates and other review stakeholders (e.g., the unit conducting the review, students, advisees, letter writers, other faculty). Where the two processes differ is only beyond the unit conducting the review:

  1. Professorial appointments will continue to be reviewed as they always have.
    A PDF file adhering to the pertinent CALS guidelines will be derived from the case materials. That PDF will be transmitted to the Senior Associate Dean's Office for review and will continue to follow current processes.
  2. RTE appointments will remain within Interfolio.
    The Senior Associate Dean's Office and HR will access case materials directly in Interfolio. This will further streamline the case review process.

The following image illustrates the flow of a single review case from inception to finish within the college.

Interfolio RPT Support

CALS tenure/non-tenure track process and guidelines: Contact your unit's Dossier manager (usually the Chair's Assistant) or Senior Associate Dean's Office representative with questions.

Technical assistance using Interfolio RPT: Request CALS IT Interfolio Support or schedule a session with CALS IT Interfolio support.

Frequently Asked Questions

Interfolio accepts a wide variety of file types for upload. As a best practice, PDF, Office documents, and image files are recommended. Note that any files uploaded to Interfolio will be converted to PDF for the dossier. It is recommended to convert webpages and other media into one of the recommend formats. For a full list see this article from the Interfolio documentation: Accepted File Types