Colorado Open Scholars 2019 Summit: March 1, 2019
The focus of this year’s event is Openness in Tenure and Promotion. The summit will consist of two panels discussing challenges in tenure and promotion within the current scholarly landscape and the role - or potential role - of open access within the tenure and promotion process.
Schedule of Events
Opening remarks and introductions.
10:10 - 11:00a
Research Realities in Tenure & Promotion
A general discussion on challenges within the Tenure & Promotion process. The panel focuses on evaluation of scholarly and creative output, with particular attention paid to disincentives, multidisciplinary scholarship, nontraditional scholarship, and the current scholarly landscape.
Dr. Patrick J. Burns
Vice President for Information Technology and Dean of Libraries, Colorado State University
Research Engagement & Scholarly Services Coordinator, IUPUI
Dr. Joshua J. Thoms
Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics & Spanish, Utah State University
Moderator: Director Cinthya Ippoliti, University of Colorado Denver, Auraria Library
11:10a - 12:00p
Open Access & Equity in Tenure & Promotion
A discussion of Open Access publication and resources within Tenure & Promotion. The panel focuses on the topics of equity, prestige, and quality of scholarship, with particular focus on the effect of Open Access on these areas of T&P evaluation.
Dr. Christina Hendricks
Professor of Teaching, University of British Columbia Vancouver Campus
Dr. Krystyna Matusiak
Professor of Library & Information Science, University of Denver
Dr. Simine Vazire
Professor of Psychology, University of California Davis | Board of Directors, PLOS
Moderator: Director Melissa DeSantis, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Strauss Health Sciences Library
12:15 - 1:15p
Group discussions at each institution. Themes will be provided, but open discussion is encouraged.
Online discussion via chat.
We will return to the larger group to share discussion themes and outcomes. Wrap up for the day!
1:15 - 2:00p