Based on the author's extensive work with academic institutions and organizations, this book provides guidelines for developing a fair and effective faculty rewards system that is consistent with institutional mission. This book will show readers how to create an appropriate and effective faculty rewards system, along with tips for making it an institutional priority. It will outline how to develop an institutional mission statement, institutional guidelines, departmental guidelines, and union contracts, all of which supports a quality faculty rewards system. This book includes abundant samples of actual documents in use at a wide range of institutions that have matched their policies with their practices. Consulting this book gives readers both a broad picture of the process and specific examples of the tools needed to undertake the task at their own institutions. Individuals at all levels of the institution who are charged with developing a coordinated faculty rewards system, from trustee, to president, to department chair, to faculty members will find the decision-making tools they need.
Table of Contents
About the Author. Preface. 1. Institutional Priorities and the Promotion and Tenure Process. 2. Roles and Responsibilities: Placing the Issue on the Institutional Agenda. 3. the Institutional Mission and Vision Statement. 4. Developing Institutional, School, and College Guidelines for Promotion and Tenure. 5. Developing Departmental Guidelines. 6. The Union Contract. Annotated Bibliography: Promotion and Tenure Resources. References. Index.
Robert M. Diamond is Research Professor and Director, Institute for Change in Higher Education, Syracuse University Formerly he was Assistant Vice Chancellor, Director of the Center for Institutional Development, and Professor of Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation, and Higher Education at Syracuse, and Director of the National Project on Institutional Priorities and faculty Rewards funded by the Lilly Endowment and the pew Charitable Trusts. Diamond coauthored the 1987 National Study of teaching Assistants, the 1992 national Study of research Universities on the Balance between Research and Undergraduate teaching, and was responsible for the design and implementation of Syracuse University's ward-winning high school/college transition program, Project Advance. Diamond is author of numerous books, including Serving on Promotion and tenure Committees: A Faculty Guide (Anker, 1994), Preparing for Promotion and Tenure Review: A Faculty Guide (Anker, 1995), Designing and Assessing Courses and Curricula: A practical Guide (Jossey-Bass, 1997), and, with Bronwyn Adam, Recognizing Faculty Work: Reward Systems for the Year 2000 (Jossey-Bass, 1993), and he is a consultant to colleges and universities throughout the world.