Criteria, performance expectations, and Department procedures relating to Faculty Excellence Awards | Math Faculty Handbook | Kent State University

Criteria, performance expectations, and Department procedures relating to Faculty Excellence Awards

  1. Overview

    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.

  2. Research Activity Evaluation Metrics

     FAC will rank Faculty Research Excellence by addition of points derived from the tables below.

    Publication Points

    Indicator

    2n

    n high quality papers published in top tier journals during review period

    n

    n high quality papers published in middle tier journals during review period

     
     

    Grant Points

    Indicator

    3n

    n extramural grants awarded or held during review period, each exceeding $15,000 annually

    1

    At least one extramural grant proposal every 2 years of review period, each exceeding $15,000 annually

     

    Discipline Impact Points

    Indicator

    n

    Editor of n top tier journals

    n

    Organizer of n high quality international conferences

    n/2

    Presenter at n high quality international conferences

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Graduate Program Points

    Indicator

    2n

    n Kent State doctoral dissertations directed to completion in review period

    n/2

    n Kent State Master’s theses directed to completion in review period

     

     

     

  3. Teaching and Service Activity Evaluation Metrics

    FAC will rank Faculty Teaching Excellence by addition of points derived from the tables below.

    Student Perception Points

    Indicator

    6

    Student perceptions consistently better than norms

    2

    Student perceptions consistently close to norms









     

     

    Student Research Points

    Indicator

    2n

    n research projects with/direction of graduate or undergraduate students that result in publications in peer reviewed journals

    n

    n research projects with/direction of  graduate or undergraduate students

     

    Innovation and Award Points

    Activity

    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



















     

     

     

     

     

     

  4. Service Activity Evaluation Metrics

    FAC will rank Faculty Teaching Excellence by addition of points derived from the table below.

     

    Service Points

    Indicator

    3

    Service as Assistant Chair, Graduate Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator

    1

    Service as Colloquium Chair, Systems Chair, Search Chair, Library Chair, MSFE Coordinator, PME Advisor, Putnam Advisor

    1

    Service on CAC, CCC, or other major college or University committee