In February 2014 the University's policies governing faculty evaluation changed. As the Faculty Handbook now states:
The departments will establish description of a “meets expectations,” “exceeds expectations,” and “exhibits exemplary performance” rating that would have to be attained by the candidate for each possible rank, tenure and/or promotion. Departments/college can tailor their requirements to meet the needs of their accreditation agencies, faculty, etc. without competition or conflict from totally dissimilar areas. Once these rating policies are established, they will be posted on an Official University Promotion and Tenure website with any necessary forms needed for the review process (Section 205.03.1.1).
Each academic department is responsible for determining what will constitute evidence for promotion and/or tenure (Section 205.03.1.3).
Promotion & Tenure Production/Publication Standards
The Faculty Handbook in section 205.03.1.3 provides instructions for establishing an implementation date for new/amended promotion and tenure standards.The Provost’s Office, following the implementation instructions contained in the Faculty Handbook, determined that the approval process for the new standards were completed to allow them to take effect on August 1, 2015.
Following the implementation guidelines of the Faculty Handbook, this means:
Summary of Professional Activity Form
Overview of the Faculty Evaluation Process
Promotion & Tenure Evaluation Form (pre-2014)
Overview of Lecturer Promotion Process (2016 - )
Lecturer Faculty Evaluation Summary Form (2012 - )
Promotion & Tenure/Post-Tenure Evaluation Form (2015 - )