Academic department heads perform a number of important administrative functions as well as engaging in typical faculty activities such as teaching, professional development and service. They submit self-evaluations of their performance in these areas on a schedule and in a form established by the dean of their college, the provost and ice president for Academic Affairs, and administrative policy 126.96.36.199.
Feedback from departmental faculty on their perception of the effectiveness of their department head's performance of administrative duties is to be provided using this standard form developed by a balanced committee of administrators and faculty in accordance with Article III, Section 188.8.131.52 of the NMU-AAUP Master Agreement.
The following administrative functions, as appropriate to the department, should be reviewed in a manner determined by the faculty, and reported to the department head and the dean on a regular basis as specified in the department head's letter of appointment and/or as requested by the dean.
Not later than May 1, departmental faculty should submit to the dean and to the department head a statement addressing the following questions. How well did the department head:
Prepared by Academic Affairs
July 24, 2003