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Serving On Promotion, Tenure, And Faculty Review Committees: A Faculty Guide Robert M. Diamond

Serving On Promotion, Tenure, And Faculty Review Committees: A Faculty Guide

Robert M. Diamond

Published January 15th 2002
ISBN : 9781882982493
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This is a concise, easy-to-use guide for committee members involved in the review of faculty for tenure, post-tenure, promotion, or contract renewal. While the focus of these committees is somewhat different across institutions, the questions asked,MoreThis is a concise, easy-to-use guide for committee members involved in the review of faculty for tenure, post-tenure, promotion, or contract renewal. While the focus of these committees is somewhat different across institutions, the questions asked, the data collected, and the need for a high-quality, equitable process is consistent. Provosts, deans, department chairs, and other committee members have found this book an essential resource rich in valuable suggestions.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 onTechnology and the changing roles of facultyThe importance of assessing faculty collegialityDocumenting an instructional innovation or use of technologyThe narrative portions of the teaching portfolioTwo new disciplinary statementsDocumenting effectiveness and impact as a member of a teamCharacteristic models for describing faculty scholarshipThe 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 facultys scholarly and professional activities.