Tenure and Promotion. The Process: Outlined in Article 15 of the FTCA. When you are granted tenure, you are also promoted to Associate (15.7.6). One application covers both.
In the event that any negative information is presented to DAPC, you will be given a chance to respond before a vote is taken. You can be accompanied by a WLUFA representative (15.4.3).
SPAT makes its recommendation to the President and forwards this along with the file and the report from your DAPC.
Note that excellence in teaching can lessen the usual standards for scholarship, and excellence in scholarship can lessen the usual standards for teaching or service, BUT excellence in service can NOT make up for any deficiencies in teaching or research (15.7.4 c).
At minimum you need a letter of application, CV, a copy of all publications, and a teaching dossier. You may also include any other documentation that provides evidence or explanations of achievement or potential
The letter is also the place to highlight things such as quality and reputation of journals, high citation counts, positive reviews of your work, exceptional service to the university or academic community, awards and nominations etc, and to address anything that might raise questions in your package.
Make sure you communicate with your Chair during the tenure process and advise him or her of any additions or changes to your CV that occur after Sept 15th.