Faculty Excellence Awards Rubric for the School of TLC

FAC members will review all applicants in all submitted categories, using the following grid to guide their decisions.

 

Research   (35%)

 

Teaching    (35%)                  

Service   (30%)

 

 

Not meritorious/

At expectations

  • About two refereed publications a year in a national/ international journal
  • About two refereed presentations a year, at least one   

       national

  • If applicable, some grant activity
  •  
  • SSI scores are about average for the School
  • Student comments are largely positive
  • SSI scores for all courses taught during the award period are included

 

  • Some participation in Program area and on School/College and University committees
  • Membership in state/national professional organizations

 

 

 

Meritorious /

Beyond expectation

  • About two refereed publications a year in national/ international journals
  • About three refereed presentations a year, at least one 

       national one

  • A book chapter or other professional writing
  • A grant award

 

  •  
  • SSI scores are consistently above average for the School
  • Student comments are powerfully positive
  • SSI scores for all courses taught during the award period are included

 

  • Active participation in Program area and on School/College and University committees
  • Some participation in state/national professional committees

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding meritorious /

Far exceeds expectation

  • About three refereed publications a year in national/

international journals

  • About four refereed presentations a year, at least two national  

      ones, and probably    

      an international one

  • Probably a book and several book chapters OR
  • Probably a book chapter and substantial grant activity

 

  •  
  • SSI scores are nearly perfect across all courses
  • Student comments are overwhelmingly positive
  • Scores for all courses taught during the award period are included
  • Professional committees

 

  • Leadership in Program area and School/College and University committees
  • Leadership on state/national professional committees

 

 

Mitigating Factors

  • Extensive professional writing which is not refereed but is published, for example, grant reports which include research data
  • Officer in state/national organizations
  • KSU’s Distinguished Researcher Award or other state or national research award
  •  
  • A wide variety of courses is taught
  • New courses are developed
  • KSU’s Distinguished Teaching Award or other state or national teaching award

 

  • Extensive advising
  • KSU’s Kuhn Advising Award or other state or national advising award
  • International work

Each member of FAC will evaluate each faculty according to the three levels of achievement on our rubric:  at expectations, beyond expectations, or far beyond expectations.  Members of FAC will not vote on their own applications and their requests will be pro-rated by remaining members.