Rule 31101: Evaluation of Administrators

1.  Title

Evaluation of Administrators

2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  President’s Evaluation.   Evaluation of the president of each institution is primarily the responsibility of the appropriate Executive Vice Chancellor and shall occur annually.

Sec. 2  President’s Responsibility.   Subject to the requirements of Rule 31102 of the Regents’ Rules and Regulations concerning the evaluation of tenured faculty and Section 3 of this Rule, the evaluation of the vice presidents and deans is primarily the responsibility of the president or delegate.

Sec. 3  Administrative Evaluations.   Each academic administrator below the level of president of an institution should be reviewed at least every six years. A committee appointed by the president or provost of the institution shall conduct the review. A written report will contain the substance of the review.

3.1  Development of Policies.   The institutional Academic Senate or other representative faculty body should be consulted in the development of the review policies and procedures. 

3.2  Input from Others.   The review shall be comprehensive and include input from faculty, staff, and students, and where appropriate alumni, community leaders, and other sources identified in the charge to the committee from the president or provost.

3.3  Written Report.   A summary of the report will be provided to the administrator under review and to the administrator’s supervisor. The written report will be made available to the Executive Vice Chancellor for the campus.

3.  Definitions

Administrator – unless otherwise defined by approved institutional policy, administrator is intended to refer to chief academic officer (vice president for academic affairs or provost); deans, department chairs, and directors of academic units.

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

None 

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

Regents’ Rules and Regulations, Rule 30501 – Employee Evaluations 

6.  Who Should Know 

Administrators 
Faculty 

7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of Academic Affairs 
Office of Health Affairs 

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

February 9, 2006 
December 10, 2004 

9.  Contact Information 

Questions or comment regarding this Rule should be directed to: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu