Faculty Excellence Awards are established pursuant to the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. Procedures and timelines for determining Faculty Excellence Awards for any given year shall be conducted in accordance with guidelines issued by the Office of the Provost.
Criteria, performance expectations, and Department procedures relating to Faculty Excellence Awards
FAC will rank Faculty Research Excellence by addition of points derived from the tables below.
n high quality papers published in top tier journals during review period
n high quality papers published in middle tier journals during review period
n extramural grants awarded or held during review period, each exceeding $15,000 annually
At least one extramural grant proposal every 2 years of review period, each exceeding $15,000 annually
Discipline Impact Points
Editor of n top tier journals
Organizer of n high quality international conferences
Presenter at n high quality international conferences
Graduate Program Points
n Kent State doctoral dissertations directed to completion in review period
n Kent State Master’s theses directed to completion in review period
FAC will rank Faculty Teaching Excellence by addition of points derived from the tables below.
Student Perception Points
Student perceptions consistently better than norms
Student perceptions consistently close to norms
Student Research Points
n research projects with/direction of graduate or undergraduate students that result in publications in peer reviewed journals
n research projects with/direction of graduate or undergraduate students
Innovation and Award Points
1 point for each activity listed on the right
- Publishes pedagogical research in peer reviewed journals
- Develops new or revised courses or curriculum
- Demonstrates awareness of and implements innovative pedagogical techniques (including appropriate use of technology)
- Receives College, Campus, or University Distinguished Teaching Award
FAC will rank Faculty Teaching Excellence by addition of points derived from the table below.
Service as Assistant Chair, Graduate Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator
Service as Colloquium Chair, Systems Chair, Search Chair, Library Chair, MSFE Coordinator, PME Advisor, Putnam Advisor
Service on CAC, CCC, or other major college or University committee