Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E) Conference

A Seismic Shift in Promotion & Tenure

July 25 to 27, 2022

Content & Resources

Peer Reviewed Publications on PTIE

Science publication including recommendations (Free Access):

Survey Publication:

Change Publication – call to action:

University of California System Work in PTIE

April 4, 2022 letter from UC System Provost Michael Brown Entitled “Recognizing Innovation Transfer and Entrepreneurship in the Academic Personnel Process

May 2021 Report from the UC Board of Reagents Entitled “From Discovery to Societal Impact: A Roadmap to Unleashing UC Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Foundational Videos Explaining the PTIE Effort from Venturewell Open 2021


How to Address Language and Metrics
Karl Mundorff, Executive Director for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Process Change and Diversity Considerations
Julie Risien, Associate Director at OSU’s STEM Research Center

PTIE Summit 2020 Event Resources


Approved Recommendation from PTIE Effort (September 18, 2020)
PTIE Approved Recommendations (PDF File)

Inclusive Recognition of I&E in P&T Implementation Process (September 19, 2020)
PTIE Inclusive Recognition (PDF File)


The Relationship of CEO Gender and Age to Performance of Venture-Backed Startups
Carol Mimura, California Berkley
PTIE Panelist (September 17, 2020)
PTIE Slide Deck (PDF File)

Changing Attitudes through P&T Committee Training: A Pilot Process
Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Iowa State University
PTIE Panelist (September 17, 2020)
PTIE Slide Deck (PDF File)

Current Practices in the P&T Process at Jackson State University
Almesha L. Campbell, Jackson State University
PTIE Panelist (September 17, 2020)
PTIE Slide Deck (PDF File)

Introduction to the OSU Search Advocate Program
Anne Gillies, Oregon State University
PTIE Panelist (September 17, 2020)
PTIE Slide Deck (PDF File)


September 16, 2020

  • Introduction and Overview of PTIE Effort
  • Summary of 2019 Survey Findings
  • Review of Recommendations from Small Group on Metrics and Language

September 17, 2020

  • Introduction and Overview of PTIE Effort
  • Review of Outcomes from Day 1 Session
  • Review of Recommendations from Small Group on Process Changes and Diversity
  • Panel Discussion: The Interoperability Opportunity of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Promotion and Tenure Process
  • Panel Discussion: Process Changes in Support of Inclusively Recognizing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Promotion and Tenure
  • Review of Day 2, Preview of Day 3 and Reminder about Voting

PTIE Welcome Video (3 min, Posted 26 Apr 2020, Rich Carter & Karl Mundorff Presenting)

This short video (3 min) is for PTIE Coalition Members and PTIE Stakeholders, welcoming them to the effort and providing a framework for the accompanying PTIE Intro Slide Deck (PDF File) and supplementary (raw) data from 2019 nationwide survey of institutions on current practices and policies on I&E within P&T; PTIE Survey Results (PDF File).  Viewers are encouraged to view the video prior to looking at the slide deck.


Introductory Slide Deck for PTIE Coalition Members and Stakeholders (Posted 26 Apr 2020). 

This PTIE Intro Slide Deck (PDF File) provides an overview of the project, the process planned and the intended outcomes. An outline for this slide deck is:

  • The intent of the Effort and Key Terms and Definitions
  • The need for addressing I&E within P&T
  • Survey Data overview with additional background information
  • The developing framework for evaluating I&E
  • How best to engage faculty in I&E

Supplementary (Raw) Data from 2019 Nationwide Survey of Colleges and Universities on Inclusion of I&E within P&T (Posted 24 Apr 2020). 

This PTIE Survey Results (PDF File) provides the core data from a nationwide survey conducting in late 2019 that resulting in responses from the 99 unique institutions (over 120 respondents). Over 350 institutions from across the country from a wide range of types of institutions and locations.

AUTM Webinar Entitled “Tenure and Promotion Trends: Current Initiatives.” (Recorded 21 Apr 2020).

Recording (64 min) of AUTM (Association of University Technology Managers) April 21 webinar with Rich Carter (Oregon State University), Justin Streuli (UNC-Greensboro) panelist. Danielle McCulloh (Fuentek, LLC). Thank you to PTIE Stakeholder AUTM for generously agreeing to allow us to share the video as part of this effort.

Introduction of Search Advocate Program and Possibility of Analogy for P&T Review Process (Recorded Aug 2020).

Introductory video (4 min) by Anne Gillies (Search Advocate Program Director at Oregon State University) on OSU’s Search Advocate Program and how it might be extended to the support P&T review process. Additional content is available in this supporting PDF slide deck.