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XTI.99.03
March 22, 1999

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS
URBANA-CHAMPAIGN SENATE

(Final Report; Information)

XTI.99.03 Recommendations of the ad hoc Tenure Issues Committee regarding a System of Periodic Faculty Review

The ad hoc Tenure Issues Committee recommends that the Senate adopt the following policy statement regarding periodic review of faculty:

POLICY STATEMENT REGARDING A SYSTEM OF PERIODIC FACULTY REVIEW

A fair, effective, and efficient system of periodic faculty review, separate and apart from the rigorous tenure decision, is important in many ways. Such a system is essential to effective administration of merit salary increases, appropriate recognition of outstanding faculty in other ways, early detection of developing problems and constructive follow-up, timely and collegial assistance to faculty considering changes in academic emphasis, and to assure the public that faculty are accountable in ways appropriate to a university community. The system of faculty review described below should be implemented by the provost.