Table 3-4A Performance Levels for Assessment of University Citizenship for Tenure and Promotion

Level

University Citizenship

Exceeds Obligation

Definition:  Significant role in school, college, and/or university service.  Significant role in academic, professional, and scientific communities and associations at international, national, state, and local levels.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria.

 

1) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments, promotion to Associate Professor, or promotion to Professor:

Completes at least 40 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), to include at least 20 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

2) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor:

Completes at least 20 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), to include at least 10 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

Note: The “instances” in the University Citizenship area are defined on a semester basis (Fall/Spring/Summer).

Meets Obligation

Definition:  Active involvement in school, college, and/or university service.   Active involvement in academic and professional communities and professional associations at international, national, state, and local levels.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria. 

1) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor, or promotion to Professor:

Completes at least 20 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), to include at least 10 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

2) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor:

Completes at least 10 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), to include at least five instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

Note: The “instances” in the University Citizenship area are defined on a semester basis (Fall/Spring/Summer).

Does Not Meet Obligations

Definition:  Does not actively participate in service activities or minimal record of involvement in service activities. Fails to follow-through on assigned obligations.

Accomplishments: Meets the following criteria. 

1) For Six-year Tenure Track appointments or promotion to Associate Professor, or promotion to Professor:

Completes less than 20 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), and/or less than 10 instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

2) For Three-year Tenure Track appointments or accelerated promotion to Associate Professor:

Completes less than 10 instances of the items listed in Table 3-4B (Criteria for Evaluation of University Citizenship), and/or less than five instances of the items associated with “Exemplary” activities/accomplishments.

 

Note: The “instances” in the University Citizenship area are defined on a semester basis (Fall/Spring/Summer).

 

 

Note: Other components of citizenship are also considered (including public outreach and public and professional service) in reappointment, tenure and promotion decisions and may differ in their importance among faculty members depending on each faculty member’s duties and responsibilities within the College. Leadership and participation in learned societies and professional organizations are reviewed as part of one's citizenship record.