_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, including 14 from the Faculty of Medicine who have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure:

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

May 26, 2016