Faculty Peer Review Committee Meeting
Members Present: Craig Howe, Joan Nelson, Pat Lee, Karen Lone Hill, Susie White Thunder.
The meeting was called to order by the chairperson Craig Howe at 10:45 a.m. in the graduate office conference area.
Pat Lee said the opening prayer.
Pat Lee reported that he has not yet composed the minutes from last monthŐs meeting.
Pat briefly summarized the events from the last meeting.
Discussion was held on the criteria for the portfolios and the issue of using a rubric-type scoring method for faculty portfolios.
A training session on developing faculty portfolios was held on October 17th.
Discussion held on posting minutes to the OLC website.
It was decided by consensus that the minutes for each meeting will be sent to Brett Bump after they have been revised and approved by the committee. The minutes of the meetings will be sent to all committee members within one week of the meeting. The committee members may communicate their approval or recommend changes via email.
The recorders for each of the meetings since the committeeŐs inception are:
á February 6, 2008: Karen
á March 7, 2008: Craig
á March 28, 2008: Pat
á April 11, 2008: No minutes
á May 9, 2008: Karen (no minutes)
á August 20, 2008: Susie
á September 19, 2008: Joan
á October 3, 2008: Pat (no minutes)
á November 14, 2008: Susie
Discussion was held on reviewing portfolios and whether the committee should use a rubric or some other means for evaluation. Karen suggested using a rating method.
There was a consensus among committee members that a letter of support from the faculty chair will accompany the faculty memberŐs request for a multi-year contract.
After some discussion the committee came to a consensus that it will use the following process for reviewing faculty portfolios and recommending three year contracts:
á Faculty portfolios will be organized by the requesting faculty member into the 5 criteria categories with supporting evidence.
á Each criterion will be worth a maximum of ten points for a maximum rating of 50 points.
á A minimum of two points shall be scored from each criterion.
á In order to receive a recommendation from the committee for a three-year contract, the overall rating of the portfolio must have a minimum score of 28 points.
á Portfolios need to be submitted to the committee by January 5, 2009 for consideration of a multi-year contract.
Pat will ensure the October meeting minutes will be completed and presented at the next meeting.
Susie will email minutes to members and discussion will be held via email. There will be an announcement of some type to the faculty at the December all staff meeting.
Pat will chair December 5 meeting, Craig will be the recorder.
Joan gave the closing woyaksape.
Chairperson Craig Howe declared the meeting in adjournment at 11:57 a.m.
Susie White Thunder