Elections for membership to the committee are conducted by and under the auspices of the Senate of the Faculty among the tenured faculty members of the respective units. This committee is composed of tenured professorial faculty members who are not serving as a department chair and who do not hold an administrative rank higher than department chair. Members may not serve on a Dean's Advisory Committee, the Tenure and Promotion Appeals Committee, or the Academic Freedom and Faculty Responsibility Committee, while serving on the Tenure and Promotion Review Committee. Individuals from the same department as the candidate shall recuse themselves. Procedures for the Tenure and Promotion Review Committee are given in the online policy directory.