ARTP Department of Technnology

College of Engineering, Computer Science, and Technology
Department of Technology
Date Approved: September 2008

 

Confidentiality of Personnel Deliberations

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees (Probationary and Temporary Appointment, Retention, Tenure, and Promotion, and Evaluation of Temporary, Probationary and Tenured Faculty)

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees

The department annually elects 2 personnel committees.

The probationary and tenured faculty members of the department or equivalent unit shall elect a peer review committee(s) of tenured faculty members. When there are insufficient eligible members to serve on the peer committee, the department shall elect members from a related academic discipline(s).

(The Committees, as a whole, must take responsibility for the following tasks: Probationary Appointment; Temporary Appointment; Retention, Tenure and Promotion; Range Elevation; Evaluation of Temporary Faculty; Evaluation of Probationary Faculty; Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (Post-Tenure review); Evaluation for Request to Emeritus status; and Collaboration on the Development of Individual Professional Plans. It is required that each unit indicate below which Committee is responsible for each of these tasks.)

Committee Titles and Responsibilities

Number of Members

(at least 3; all tenured full time)

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

Number of Alternates

(1 or more; all tenured full-time)*

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

Appointment Committee:

Probationary and Temporary Appointment

3 or more (1 probationary faculty may be elected)

Department Chair will serve as an ex-officio member of the Search Committee.

1

RTP Committee:

Retention, Tenure, Promotion; and evaluation of all faculty; Preparation of Individual Professional Plans; Evaluation of temporary faculty for Range Elevation

3 (Full)

The Department Chair will not serve on the Department RTP committee, nor will the Chair be present during the deliberations or balloting. The committee may invite the Chair to make informational presentations at any time.

1 (Full)

 

Eligibility for Committee Service and Balloting

Recruitment of Probationary Faculty

Appointment of Probationary Faculty

Personnel Action Files

Individualized Professional Plans

Eligibility for Tenure and Promotion

Area of Specialization Terminal Degree

Aviation

Fire

Graphic Communications

Industrial Technology

Vocational Education

 

 

Ph.D., Ed.D., D.I.T. (Industrial Technology)

Aviation, Fire D.P.A. (Public Administration)

 

Evaluation of Permanent Instructional Faculty

Additional:

Category B: Activities considered appropriate as "scholarly and creative activities" for the discipline are:

  • Publications: Books and other Instructional Materials; Research Papers; Journal Articles; Online Articles
  • Presentation: Conferences: Professional Meetings; Civic Organizations
  • Professional Committees: Professional Societies; Educational Organizations
  • Professional Offices Held: Professional Societies; Educational Organizations
  • Honors and Recognition: On or Off Campus
  • Professional Meetings
  • Research and Training Grants

Committee Procedures

Additional:

In the event that the candidate is not recommended on the first ballot, a discussion will be held. Following the discussion, the second ballot will be taken. An affirmative vote of the majority of voting members of the committee will result in the candidate being recommended. All votes shall be recorded.

Review of Faculty Holding Joint Appointments and of Faculty Active in Interdisciplinary Programs

Student Consultation in Academic Personnel Processes

Additional:

The Student Opinion Surveys will be administered in each course taught by a non-tenured faculty member.

In the case of tenured faculty, the Student Opinion Surveys will be administered in each course taught (a minimum of two (2) courses) every fall semester (or spring semester for faculty not teaching in the fall).

Oral Testimony

Role of Department/Division/School Chair or Director

Appointment of Temporary Faculty

Evaluation of Temporary Faculty

Additional:

Evaluation of teaching performance based upon classroom observations shall be conducted by the department chair, or a member of the department personnel committee, or by a designated area coordinator. The criteria to be used to evaluate currency in the field include:

  1. At least one (1) other source of information, such as a course syllabi, instructional materials, assessment methods, assignments, evidence of student work and accomplishments, and signed letters from students.
  2. Academic and scholarly contributions to the faculty member's profession and field, that are externally evaluated and published.
  3. Presentations before meetings of scholarly and professional societies.
  4. Participation of activities of scholarly or professional societies, such as elective office, committee membership, receipt of special awards, and chairing of conference sessions.

Consideration for Three-Year Appointments

Consideration for Range Elevation

Additional:

The evaluations for Range Elevation must include:

  1. Satisfactory teaching performance based on
    1. A summary of the quantitative response to the "Student Opinion Survey on Instruction".
    2. Evaluation of teaching performance based upon an observation conducted by the department chair, or member of the department personnel committee.
    3. At least one (1) other source of information, such as a course syllabi, instructional materials, assessment methods, assignments, evidence of student work and accomplishments, and signed letters from students.
  2. Evidence of appropriate professional development and professional accomplishments.
  3. Evidence of appropriate contributions to the university community.

Review of Department Personnel Procedures