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  • 1.  Faculty Evaluation Systems

    Posted 03-10-2021 08:54
    Hello all,
    Does anyone have a favorite (evidence-based, HR-informed) resource for designing faculty evaluation systems? I'm assuming it would include things like:
    1. Aligning faculty performance management with university/college strategic plan.
    2. Measuring performance dimensions (teaching, research, service)
    3. Measuring performance at various levels (individual, department, college, university)
    4. Linking (or not) compensation to performance measurement.
    5. Professional/career development for faculty

    Thanks for any pointers,

    Tom Timmerman
    Tennessee Tech University
    Cookeville TN

  • 2.  RE: Faculty Evaluation Systems

    Posted 03-11-2021 19:02

    As Department Chair, I am using a "textbook" approach by implementing practices pretty much as described in this book: Performance Management for Dummies. I have delivered workshops on this precise topic for administrators and faculty at universities in the US, France, and South Africa and the systems seem to be working quite well.

    I hope this helps!
    All the best,


    Herman Aguinis, Ph.D.
    President Elect, Academy of Management
    Avram Tucker Distinguished Scholar & Department of Management Chair
    The George Washington University School of Business
    Washington, DC