Faculty Policies

Appointment of Retired Faculty as Instructors

Posted On March 17, 2014

Purpose

The appointment of retired RCB faculty as either part-time instructors (PTIs) or as partial EFT contract faculty is desirable whenever such appointments provide the College with the capability of staffing courses which are needed but for which permanent faculty are not available to teach them and GTAs or PTIs would be less preferable.

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Professional Obligations and Expectations of Faculty

Posted On March 13, 2014

Preamble

As a community of scholars committed to the enhancement of scholarship and increasing the quality of professional standards for the development and dissemination of knowledge, the faculty of the Robinson College of Business subscribe to the following professional obligations and expectations of faculty. A faculty appointment is a full-time position for the contractual period… more »

Support for Faculty Professional Development Activities

Posted On February 25, 2014

Purpose

While ongoing professional development activities are part of the normal expectations of faculty, this document provides a mechanism by which the College and its academic units can provide support (in the form of course releases, funds to attend seminars, etc.) for faculty to engage in relatively major professional development activities that will significantly enhance… more »

Faculty Leaves of Absence and Course Releases

Posted On February 24, 2014

Purpose

This document provides an overview of the various types of leaves of absence and course releases that are available to faculty in the RCB. It also provides policies and procedures for personal leaves without pay and for administrative course releases.

General Description of Leaves and Course Releases

In general, a leave of absence excuses… more »

Instructional Innovation Grants Policies, Procedures, and Administration Purpose

Posted On February 24, 2014

Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business (RCB) provides course releases and other funding for improving teaching in the form of Instructional Innovation Grants (IIGs). The main objective of these grants is to encourage faculty creativity and innovations in instructional methodology related to classroom teaching. The grants are not designed to support course or program… more »

Faculty Performance: Planning, Development and Evaluation

Posted On February 20, 2014

Purpose

Board of Regents policy requires performance evaluations for faculty members at least annually. Given the College’s Mission and Promotion and Tenure documents, the Faculty Development Committee (FDC) concluded that our present evaluation is inadequate. It should do more than evaluate; it should emphasize flexibility, encourage development, and strive for collegiality.

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The role of… more »

Student Evaluation of Instructor

Posted On February 19, 2014

The Faculty Development Committee, in accordance with Article V.l.C. (1) of the College of Business Administration Bylaws, is responsible for developing and recommending to the Dean and the College faculty, and evaluating on an ongoing basis, a College-wide program for student course evaluations, including evaluation instruments, policies and procedures.

Policies and procedures contained herein… more »

Criteria and Procedures Pertaining to Regents’ Professorships

Posted On February 19, 2014

Board of Regents’ Policy Section 803.04 of the Policy Manual of the Board of Regents states:

Regents’ Professorships may be granted by the Board of Regents to outstanding faculty members of the Georgia Institute of Technology, the University of Georgia, the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia State University, and in special circumstances approved by the… more »

Policy Regarding Summer Quarter Teaching Assignments

Posted On February 19, 2014

For a faculty member who is hired on an academic year contract, teaching during the summer quarter is a separate contract.

Chairmen/directors of academic units will take into consideration the following factors in making summer quarter teaching assignments to A contract faculty members:

Summer quarter teaching is awarded as a part of the general… more »