Faculty Handbook

DEC Written Evaluation and Recommendation Report for Teaching Faculty Members

Preface – The following form should be used by the Department Evaluation Committee to issue their written evaluation and recommendation report for non-tenured faculty, faculty applying for promotion in rank, faculty being considered for tenure, and professional assessment of members employed as teaching faculty members.

Faculty Member: _______________________________________________________________________________

Rank: __________________________________________________________________________

Department: _____________________________________________________________________

Academic Year 20_______ - 20_______

Evaluation Purpose1: _______________________________________________________________________________

Overall Rating for Renewal of Non-Tenured Faculty2: _______________________________________________________________________________

DEC Recommendation: The DEC should provide their recommendation regarding either: 1) Renewal of a Non-Tenured Faculty Member; or 2) Promotion in Rank; or 3) The Award of Tenure

 

1 Evaluation Purpose may be either 1) Annual Defined Term Appointment Renewal Evaluation; or 2) Promotion in Rank.

2 An overall rating of “Satisfactory”, “Marginal”, or “Unsatisfactory” should be provided for the annual defined term appointment evaluation. No overall rating is necessary for a promotion.

 

The DEC should identify strengths and weaknesses in narrative form for the following evaluation criterion and categories.

1. Article 4.11.9.1 Load Credit activity for which the member receives load credit or the equivalent, e.g., one or more of the following: teaching, coaching, counseling, department chairperson, division director, library service, research, student supervision, or any other function specified in the letter of appointment or subsequent extension or modifications of such appointment (see Article 4.7), or identified in a letter of agreement (see Article 10.4).

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2. Article 4.11.9.2 Creative activity appropriate to one’s field, such as delivering papers at professional conferences, production/performance of artistic works, research, study and publication.

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3.  Article 4.11.9.3 Productive service to the department and University.

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4. Article 4.11.9.4 Professional activity such as attendance and participation in conferences and workshops, membership and service in appropriate organizations, and other professional activities.

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5. Article 4.11.9.5 Years in Rank

We the undersigned members of the DEC, submit the attached written evaluation and recommendation. We certify that this report shall be distributed in accordance with the following distribution instructions.

Distribution Instructions: The Department Evaluation Committee shall make three copies of their written evaluation and recommendation (this form) with supporting reasons. The original copy of this form along with the written evaluation should be placed in the member’s personnel file. The second copy should be transmitted to the appropriate dean (or director), and the third copy should be provided to the affected member upon issuance.

Printed Name ________________________________ Signature_____________________ Date______________________
     
Printed Name ________________________________ Signature_____________________ Date______________________
     
Printed Name ________________________________ Signature_____________________ Date______________________
     
Printed Name ________________________________ Signature_____________________ Date______________________

I, the subject of this evaluation, am signing this to indicate that I have received a copy of the Department Evaluation Committee’s written evaluation and recommendation. I may submit additional comments to the appropriate Dean in accordance with the following schedule:

1st Year Appointees Within three (3) calendar days after the DEC due date
2nd Year or Later Appointees Within one (1) calendar week of the DEC due date
Tenure and Promotion Candidates Within one (1) calendar week of the DEC due date
   
Signature: __________________________________________ Date________________________

Revised Senate R-03-02-02

Administrative Approval 4/17/03

 

 


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