Serving on Promotion, Tenure, and Faculty Review Committees: A Faculty Guide, 2nd Edition
January 2002, Jossey-Bass
This second edition expands and updates the discussion of the differences among the disciplines; interdisciplinary and collaborative work; special assignments; documenting scholarly, professional, and creative work; and the professional portfolio. While maintaining its practical, comprehensive approach, it also provides new information on
- Technology and the changing roles of faculty
- The importance of assessing faculty collegiality
- Documenting an instructional innovation or use of technology
- The narrative portions of the teaching portfolio
- Two new disciplinary statements
- Documenting effectiveness and impact as a member of a team
- Characteristic models for describing faculty scholarship
The book is organized into two parts:
Part I consists of some basic principles for committee members; important consideration of such issues as existing policies and statements relating to promotion and tenure and the priorities of the institution and academic unit; and documenting and assessing faculty work.
Part II features disciplinary statements on the work of faculty; useful references and resources; and examples of how to document a range of nonresearch-related faculty’s scholarly and professional activities.
Part I: Process.
1. Some Basic Principles.
2. Important Considerations.
3. Documenting and Assessing Faculty Work.
4. In Summary.
Part II: Resources.
5. The Disciplines Consider Scholarship.
6. Student Ratings of Faculty: Special Instructional Settings.
7. Evaluating Teaching: Selected Additional References.
8. Evaluating an Advisor: Slected Items from the ACT Survey of Academic Advising.
9. Documenting Effectiveness and Impact as a Member of a Team.
10. Assessing Collegiality: A Faculty Survey.
11. Documenting and Assessing Work of Faculty.
12. Documenting an Instructional Innovation or Use of Technology: Guidelines for Faculty.
13. The Teaching Portfolio: Narrative Guidelines for Faculty.
14. Promotion, Tenure, and Faculty Review.