Annual Timeline: Chairs
- Assemble learning outcome evidence from summer courses and review summer teaching evaluations.
- Meet with directors to review annual chair and program goals and timelines; all chair related duties included in annual goals with specific dates indicated as appropriate.
- Review APT candidates and deadlines for the coming year.
- Convene faculty meeting to review and assess: program learning outcomes, program goals, strategies, and metrics
- October 1: Submit annual program goals with metrics to directors.
- October 1: Verify spring schedule for accuracy and teaching assignments.
- Begin planning course schedules and ranked faculty teaching for the next academic year, using learning outcomes assessment to identify areas development. Begin redlining process.
- Work with the director and assistant director if any proposed changes to the course schedule will affect degree or course requirements.
- October 15: Assist in ensuring all faculty send course syllabi (which should include learning outcomes) for all fall courses to their program manager or divisional assistant director.
- Submit summer study abroad proposals, if any, to divisional directors and dean of special programs, indicating what requirements the proposed courses satisfy in one or more programs.
- Meet with academic affairs, registrar, and advising to finalize potential curriculum and sequence chart revisions for the upcoming year.
- Submit on-campus summer course schedules to directors and dean of special programs.
- Assemble learning outcomes evidence from fall courses.
- December 1: Facilities and technology requests for the coming year are due to assistant directors.
- Course schedule redlines for the upcoming academic year are due to the assistant directors before winter break.
- Submit summer course schedules to assistant directors/directors and dean of special programs.
- Assemble learning outcomes evidence from fall courses and review fall course evaluations.
- Meet with directors for mid-year program goal review and chair evaluations.
- Assist in ensuring all faculty send course syllabi (which should include learning outcomes) for all spring courses to their program manager or divisional assistant director.
- Meet with program manager to discuss annual program operating budget proposal; budget proposals should take into account needs identified through the annual program assessment process and reflect stated program goals. Final program operating budget proposals are due to directors and assistant directors by January 3.
- Week 1: Annual external program reviews begin.
- Any final changes to the upcoming fall semester are due to the assistant directors.
- March 15: Ranked teaching and other commitments for the upcoming year should be finalized.
- April 15: Submit all new ranked faculty hiring requests to directors.
- May 1: Plan on attending Commencement and encourage your faculty to do the same.
- Assemble learning outcome evidence from spring courses and review spring course evaluations.
- Meet with faculty to assess learning outcome evidence, revise program specific learning outcomes or course syllabi as necessary.
- Meet with directors to review annual program and chair goals.
- Meet with newly hired faculty to review syllabi, learning outcomes, and assignments/evidence.
- Plan summer projects with program manager, including updating of program web pages.
- May 31: Deadline for program chairs to submit requests for adjunct annual contracts to Academic Affairs.
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