Jeffrey L. Buller s newest book is designed to help department chairs, deans, and members of evaluation committees by showing them what they need to know and do when participating in faculty reviews and evaluations. The book shows how to apply the information about performance and convey clear messages about priorities. It also reveals what professionals can do to protect themselves in cases when an appeal or grievance is likely.
Jeffrey L. Buller is dean of Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Academic Leadership Day by Day, The Essential College Professor, The Essential Academic Dean, and The Essential Department Chair, 2nd Edition
The Author ix Introduction and Acknowledgments xi Part One: The Fundamental Goals of Review and Evaluation 1 1 Th e Accountability Culture in Higher Education 3 2 Best Practices in All Forms of Review and Evaluation 23 3 Oral and Written Reviews and Evaluations 43 Part Two: Primarily Formative Review and Evaluation 65 4 Annual Performance Appraisals and Evaluations 67 5 Probationary Period Pretenure Reviews 89 6 Posttenure Review 109 Part Three: Summative Review and Evaluation 129 7 Merit Evaluations 131 8 Tenure Evaluations 151 9 Promotion Evaluations 173 Part Four: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches to Review and Evaluation 191 10 The Arreola Model 193 11 The Seldin Model 215 12 Incorporating Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches into an Integrated Process 229 Index 249