Initiator’s letters requesting contributions to the dossier

During the summer prior to the academic year of candidacy, the initiator of the candidacy begins soliciting contributions to the candidate’s dossier from a variety of individuals, as indicated in the St. Olaf Faculty Manual, Section 4.XI.E. Each of the links below opens a template letter in Word which initiators may then edit and send to the specific individuals from whom they are soliciting statements, reviews, or other kinds of contributions.

Initiator’s request to peer reviewers of teaching
As specified in Section 4.XI.E.5 of the Faculty Manual

Initiator’s request to St. Olaf colleagues outside the department
As specified in Section 4.XI.E.8 of the Faculty Manual

Initiator’s request to reviewers of administrative work
As specified in Section 4.XI.E.9 of the Faculty Manual

Initiator’s request to tenured members of the department
As specified in Section 4.XI.E.10 of the Faculty Manual

Initiator’s request to non-tenured members of the department
As specified in Section 4.XI.E.11 of the Faculty Manual