RUL 05.68.23 – Department of Landscape Architecture Post Tenure Review Standards and Procedures

Authority: Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

History: First Issued: March 2, 2010.

Related Policies:
UNC Policy 400.3.3 Performance Review of Tenured Faculty

NCSU POL05.20.01 – Appointment, Reappointment, Promotion and Permanent Tenure

NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty
NCSU REG05.20.27 – Statements of Mutual Expectations
NCSU REG05.20.10 – Evaluation of Teaching

Additional References: 
Office of the Provost RPT Website
NC State Guide on Peer Review of Teaching

Contact Info:  Department Head (919-515-8306)


1.  INTRODUCTION

This rule describes standards and procedures of the Department of Landscape Architecture for post tenure review of faculty.  It supplements NC State University’s Academic Tenure Policy and Regulation on Post Tenure Review of Faculty.  To the extent of any inconsistency, the Academic Tenure Policy and Post Tenure Review Regulation control.  The Department Head is responsible for assuring that the procedures as set forth in NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty and this Rule are followed.

2.  POST TENURE REVIEW COMMITTEE (PTRC)

2.1 Selection

2.1.1 The PTRC shall consist of the Department’s tenured faculty PTRC members will serve each year.  All tenured associate professors and professors will serve on the PTRC, unless they will be reviewed during the term.  In the event there are less than 3 tenured faculty from the Department of Landscape Architecture available to sit on the PTRC, the Department Head with the consent of the existing PTRC members, shall appoint a surrogate tenured faculty from another department in the College of Design, with the consent of that Department’s Head, and the individual, to sit on the LAR PTRC for a term mutually agreed upon in advance.

2.1.2 In any given academic year, the PTRC shall elect a chair of the committee.  The Chair may be re-elected to serve in this capacity for a maximum of two consecutive years.  The PTRC Chair should familiarize himself or herself with the applicable policies and regulations and this rule.

2.2 Meeting Schedule

The PTRC Chair will meet with the Department Head early in the fall semester to learn who will be reviewed during that year and what the schedule will be.  Reviews will be held in the fall and/or spring after the Department has assembled the required materials, as set forth in section 5.2 of university NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty, from each faculty member to be reviewed.  Complete required materials should be submitted by each individual faculty member to be reviewed no later than the fourth week of that same fall or spring semester.  The PTRC will conclude all review activities no later than the last week of classes also that same fall or spring semester.

The PTRC Chair will schedule all meetings, coordinate with the Department Head, and prepare and transmit reports from the committee to the Department Head and to the faculty members reviewed.

3.  DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED TO THE PTRC

The documentation provided to the PTRC is set forth in section 5.2 of university NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty.  Upon initial review of submitted documentation, if deemed necessary, PTRC may request individual faculty members under review to provide relevant supplemental details and/or materials in support of particular reported items.

4. ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES REQUIRED BY DEPARTMENT

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5.  PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

5.1 Standards for Associate Professor

Associate Professors are to be evaluated to determine if they are performing the realms of responsibility set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Associate Professor standard as set forth in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures.  They must present evidence that they are maintaining the standards set for the rank of associate professor as set forth in the university Academic Tenure Policy and college and department reappointment, promotion and tenure rules.

5.2 Standards for Professor

Professors are to be evaluated to determine if they are performing the realms of responsibility set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the standard set forth in the department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures.  They must present evidence that they are maintaining the standards for the rank of full professor as set forth in the university Academic Tenure Policy and college and department reappointment, promotion and tenure rules.