Department chairs

Academic Analytics

Tool for external review, self-study, faculty recruiting and more

Acting Chairpersons

Appointing a backup when the chair is unavailable

Annual Faculty Reviews

Salary recommendations, areas of evaluation, communication to faculty

Annual Reports for Departments

Timeline, report details

Annual Reviews for Junior Faculty

The University requires all chairpersons to send annual letters of review to probationary faculty at the conclusion of each academic year.

Basic Expectations of Non-Exempt Staff

Standard schedules, leave policies, responsibilities

Best Practices for Departments

Tips shared in the Deans & Chairs meetings


Types of budgets, budget & salary meetings, non-regular budget process

Commencement Info for Faculty

Expectations, event information

Communications, Marketing, & Design

Publicity guide, marketing resources, print materials order form

Concurrent and Term Teaching Appointments

Policies and guidelines for temporary appointments in other units

Contact Information

College directory, google groups

Departmental Orientation

Tips on welcoming new faculty

Departmental Profiles

Number of faculty, degrees offered, administrator names

Department Meetings and Minutes

Guidelines and suggestions for running an effective meeting

Exit Checklist for Staff

How to off-board employees leaving the university

External Reviews

Overview, tools, scheduling

Facilities Information for Chairs

Frequently asked questions about academic space

Faculty Bookshelf

Display your hard work on the Faculty Bookshelf

Faculty CVs

Guidelines and process overview for collecting curriculum vitae

Faculty Hiring: DEI Resources

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Search and Hiring Process

Faculty Hiring: Non-Regular Resources

Appointment Letters, Inbound and MOU Agreements, and Examples

Faculty Hiring Resource: Interfolio

Conducting Faculty Searches with Interfolio

Faculty Hiring Resource: OnBase

OnBase Information

Faculty Retirement & Emeritus Experience

Information on benefits, computers, and offices

Faculty Retirements

Faculty Retirement Transition Program (FRTP)

Finance Overview

Regularly used tools, where to start, access needed

For New Chairpersons

Professional development resources for new chairpersons

Managing Staff

Guidelines for chairs

Mentoring Faculty

Why we mentor, definitions, and guidelines

Payroll & UltraTime

Tracking hours, assigning supervisors, add pay forms

Performance Reviews for Chairpersons

Each year chairpersons and other senior administrators are asked to fill out an annual activity report that makes visible your accomplishments and continuing challenges in teaching, scholarship, and leadership.

Promotion to Endowed Chair

Checklists, external reviewer letters

Reappointment Process for TPAC & Research Faculty

Cheat sheet, deadlines, packets, recommendations, standard dates

Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion for Tenure-Track Faculty

Best practices, CRPT meetings, external letters, organization plans, packets, checklists, timeline

Regular Faculty Hiring Process: Step 1

Search authorization approval, creating & removing postings

Regular Faculty Hiring Process: Step 2

Conducting a search, formulating lists, conducting interviews

Regular Faculty Hiring Process: Step 3

Offer letters, review and approval

Regular Faculty Hiring Process: Step 4

OnBase Hiring Packet and Approval

Regular Faculty Hiring Process: Step by Step

Overview of how to do the faculty hiring process


As stated in the Academic Articles, faculty intending to resign should give at least three months’ notice of the date of their termination.

Resources for Chairs

Frequently used resources for department chairs


If a faculty member receives an offer from another institution, the chairperson of the department should communicate with the appropriate divisional Associate Dean and the Dean.

Reviewing Expenses

Approval workflow, criteria for review, areas of responsibility

Salary Appeals

Appeal process for faculty annual raises

Salary Recommendations

After performing annual reviews of each faculty member in the department, chairpersons are asked to provide the Dean’s Office with salary recommendations for the coming academic year.

Staff Hiring

Replacements, new positions, FAQs

Staff Performance Evaluations

Overview of performance management in eNDeavor

Staff Performance Evaluations: Supervisor Process

Overview of the manager's employee review process eNDeavor

Staff Remote Policy

Expectations and guidelines for working from home

Staff Training and Development

A&L training offerings, suggested HR courses


Guidance on the use and acknowledgement of contributions

Timelines for Reappointments for TPAC and Research Faculty

Timelines for review and reappointment of TPAC faculty members are tied to rank. Contracts are issued for periods of one, three, and five years.

University Scheduling

How to set up your Google calendar

Visiting Faculty

Polices, appointment terms, teaching load