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  1. Sorrell, Jeanne M. PhD, RN, FAAN
  2. Cangelosi, Pamela R. PhD, RN, CNE
  3. Black, Patricia L. MSN, RN, CNS-BC
  4. Bunty, Kathy RN, MSN
  5. Filak, Carol RN, MSN
  6. Hobbs, Deborah L. RN, MSN
  7. Sookratree, Monruedee RN, MSN


An increasing number of faculty members are choosing the nontenured path in academia. These faculty members bring expertise in teaching that must be recognized and valued. With the shortage of nurse educators, procedures to attract and retain these faculty members are needed. To address this problem, guidelines for promotion of nontenured faculty were developed. The authors describe the development process and the final criteria for promotion.