When’s the next Chairs’ meeting? How should you begin to think about your upcoming departmental self-study? Are department heads responsible for orienting a new building coordinator (or secretary)? What can you do to make being a department chair “more satisfying and attractive”? You will find answers to such questions here.
A Class Visit Model – this document provides suggestions for how to structure and carry out classroom observations of faculty colleagues both within and external to your department or program.
Chairperson’s Responsibilities – Faculty Handbook language on the responsibilities and expectations of department chairpersons.
Classroom Observation Policies by Department – coming soon
Classroom Observation Policy – Faculty handbook language on expectations for departmental classroom observation policies
Department Chairs (2020, 2021) – a regularly updated list of current department chairs, including phone numbers, email addresses, and office locations.
Faculty, Department Chair, Science Chair, & Humanities/Social Science Chair Meetings (2020, 2021) – a regularly updated list of meeting dates, times, and locations.
Important Dates for Faculty Members and Chairpersons (2020, 2021) – a listing of key dates and deadlines related to registration, tenure and promotion, course scheduling, grading, etc.
Scenarios for Intercultural, Religious, and Racial Diversity – three scenarios shared with department chairs by Associate Provost Ande Diaz for dealing with various forms of diversity in the classroom and the workplace
Structuring Self Evaluations – advice on how to write an effective self evaluation for review (tenure and promotion) purposes.
Suggestions for Making Chair Work More Satisfying and Attractive – a posting from Tomorrow’s Professor newsletter based on the experience of a department chair at IUPUI.
What are High Impact Practices (HiP) and How Might We Evaluate Them? – resources compiled by Faculty Council to assist academic departments establish evaluative procedures specific to the high impact practices being undertaken in their fields.