RUL 05.68.52 – Department of Parks Recreation and Tourism Management Post Tenure Review Standards and Procedures

Authority: Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

History: First Issued: December 2, 2009. Last Revised: July 20, 2016.

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
NCSU RUL05.67.601 – Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management – Departmental Criteria for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure

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

Contact Info:  Department Head (919-515-3675)

NCSU RUL05.67.601 – Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management – Departmental Criteria for Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure when considering performance standards for post tenure review evaluation.  Materials will be reviewed to determine if a faculty is performing the responsibilities of his/her rank as described below.

4.1 Standards for Associate Professor

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

4.1.2 Criteria for Evaluating Performance Standards for Associate Professor

The criteria listed below apply to the teaching, research, extension/outreach, and service activities of tenured faculty. A faculty member will be reviewed on the criteria that relate to his/her job responsibilities and performance as described in his/her Statement of Mutual Expectations. Typically, these criteria will include a combination of two of the activities listed below (teaching and research, teaching and outreach, research and outreach, etc.).

4.1.2.1 Faculty will teach at an acceptable standard as measured by peer evaluation, which includes classroom visits and review of course syllabi and associated course materials.  In addition, faculty will be active in mentoring students.

4.1.2.2 Faculty will conduct an active research program resulting in scholarly productivity and contributions.  Specifically, these research contributions should focus on discovery and/or the application of knowledge to the faculty member’s field or discipline or interdisciplinary work.

4.1.2.3 Faculty will have an active extension/outreach effort which demonstrates the application of the faculty member’s expertise to a professional field and communities. These efforts should contribute to the enhancement of a relevant academic field or community well-being.

4.1.2.4Faculty will engage in service activities that enhance the department, college, university, the state and the field. These activities may include: leadership, administration, committee service, and related professional activities.

4.2 Standards for Exceeds Expectations for Associate Professor

Associate professors will be evaluated to determine if they exceed expectations for responsibilities set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Associate Professor standard as articulated in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures. Associate professors determined to exceed expectation should have exemplary teaching, research, extension/outreach and service achievements well above standards for tenured associate professors.

4.2.1 Criteria for Evaluating Exceeds Expectations for Associate Professor

Findings for determining exceed expectations should reflect extraordinary quantity and quality of research scholarship and extraordinary teaching as determined by the committee.

4.3 Associate professors determined to not meet expectations as evaluated by the committee will follow guidelines described in NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty

4.4 Standards for Professor

4.4.1 Professors are to be evaluated to determine if they meet expectations for responsibilities  set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Professor standard as articulated  in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures. They must present evidence that they are maintaining the standards for promotion to full professor as set forth in the Academic Tenure Policy and college and departmental reappointment, promotion and tenure rules.

4.4.2 Criteria for Evaluating Performance Standards for Professor

The criteria for evaluating performance standards for full professor are the same as the criteria for associate professor.  These criteria are found in section 4.1 of this document.

4.5 Criteria for Exceeds Expectations for Professor

Professors will be evaluated to determine if they exceed expectations for responsibilities set forth in their Statement of Mutual Expectations at the Professor standard as articulated in the Department’s Rule on Reappointment, Promotion and Tenure Standards and Procedures. Professors determined to exceed expectations should have exemplary teaching, research, extension/outreach and service achievements well above standards for professors.

4.5.1 Criteria for Evaluating Exceeds Expectations for Professor

Findings for determining exceed expectations should reflect extraordinary quantity and quality of scholarship and extraordinary teaching as determined by the committee.

4.6 Professors determined to not meet expectation as evaluated by the committee will follow guidelines described in NCSU REG05.20.04 – Post Tenure Review of Faculty