Presentation on theme: "Promotion to Full Policies and Practices. Criteria to Promotion to Full Professor They shall show evidence of having attained proficiency in teaching,"— Presentation transcript:
Criteria to Promotion to Full Professor They shall show evidence of having attained proficiency in teaching, research and creative activity, and service and of superior achievement and recognition in at least one area, and shall give promise of continuing performance at or above such levels. Evaluation of scholarship shall include extramural evaluation.
Proficiency All evaluations of personnel shall take into consideration a faculty members annual work plans during the period of review. The word proficient shall be understood to mean having satisfied capably all the special demands or requirements of a particular situation, craft, or profession.
Superior Achievement and Recognition having attained distinction, as recognized by ones peers, in a particular situation, craft, or profession
Examples of Superiority in Teaching A&S Distinguished Teaching Award University Teaching Award Fulbright teaching award (s) Multicultural Teaching Award Alumni Teaching Award Metroversity Award for Instructional Development Number of total classes, supervision of internships, and independent studies Number of undergraduates/graduate theses, MA committees, and PhD students placed in jobs Assisting undergraduates/graduate students with presentation and publication of research Quantitative evaluations (usually above 4.5 average of all classes taught) Presentation/publication in teaching methodology/pedagogy
Examples of Superiority in Research A&S Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Award University Outstanding Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Award Quantity of books, articles, and other publications, presentations, collections Proclaimed leader in the field in book reviews and by extramural reviewers Selectivity of research outlets Quantity/quality of grant activity (number of applications, acceptances, prestige of grantor) Research fellowships and visiting research appointments at other universities Invited research lectures Election to selective professional societies
Examples of Superiority in Service A&S Distinguished Service Award Trustees Award (can also be under teaching category, depending on recipient) Quantity/quality of leadership contributions to department, college, or university Quantity/quality of contributions to professional associations Quantity/quality of community leadership and engagement (public lectures, director of affiliated institution, media interviews, etc.) Faculty award from Disabilities Resource Center Provosts Award for Exemplary Advising
Extramural Reviewers Recognized authorities in his or her field who have no bias either for or against the reviewee Excludes: personal friends, former mentors, co- authors, close collaborators In cases where there is a relationship, albeit distant, between the reviewee and a potential extramural reviewer, the reviewee must justify the inclusion of that person on the list of experts.
Promotions to Full 2004/05 – 2009/10: Years as Associate Professor Range: 3 – 15 Average: 8
Promotions to Full 2004/05 – 2009/10: Success Rate Attempts: 36 Successful: 33 (92%) Unsuccessful: 3 (8%)
Trail of Recommendations 2004/05 – 2009/10 WHOYESNO Dept Personnel Committee 96%4% Department Faculty 93%7% Department Chair 93%7% A&S Personnel Committee 86%14% Dean89%11% OBSERVATIONS: DPC always voted unanimously. Faculty usually voted unanimously ASPC occasionally split. ASPC twice made negative recommendations after positive by DPC, faculty, and Chair. ASPC never made a positive recommendation after negative by DPC, faculty, and Chair. The Dean twice made negative recommendations after positive by the ASPC, and vice versa. The Provost once made a positive recommendation after a negative by the Dean. The Provost never made a negative recommendation after a positive by the Dean.
If Denied... You may reapply at any time, preferably with an improved record. Fresh extramural evaluations are required.
Promotions to Full 2004/05 – 2009/10: Area of Superiority AllSolo Teaching + Research Teaching + Service Research + Service Teaching106130 Research2015104 Service114034