Academic Employee Evaluation Review Procedures
Employee evaluations are an agreement between State University of New York College at Plattsburgh and United University Professions. The purpose of these evaluations is to appraise the extent to which an academic employee has met their professional obligation.
The review cycle is assigned as follows:
- Cycle A: Full-time academic employees with initial one-year contracts in the first year of
service — spring semester submission
- Cycle B: Full-time academic employees with initial two-year contracts in the second year of
service or employees with consecutive one-year contracts in the second year of service
(second reappointment) — fall semester submission
- Cycle C: Reappointment for full-time employees with two or more years service, continuing
appointment and promotion below the rank of professor/librarian — spring semester
- Cycle D: Promotion to professor or librarian — fall semester submission
- Cycle E: *Part-time employees who only teach in fall semesters — fall semester submission
- Cycle F: *Part-time employees who only teach in spring semester or who teach both fall and spring semesters — spring semester submission
*All part-time employees holding a term appointment are required to be evaluated every other year. All adjuncts holding a temporary appointment are evaluated every year.
Specific dates for submission and review are available in the evaluation calendar:
Required File Contents & Forms
- Cover Sheet (Part-Time Academic Employees Only)
- Inventory Sheet
- Record of Access to File
- Departmental Elaborations — The applicable department elaborations should be listed on the inventory sheet and placed behind the record of access.
- Current curriculum vitae
Past performance review recommendations and president’s decisions.
Employees are advised to also include a self appraisal statement and evidence that address all of the criteria in the evaluation agreement.
Performance Evaluation References
- Academic Employees’ Performance Evaluation Policies and Procedures (2005 agreement, complete instruction package)
- Academic Employees’ Performance Evaluation Policies and Procedures Appendix C-1 – C-8.
- Academic Employees' Performance Evaluation Policies and Procedures Appendix C-9
- MOU between State University of New York College at Plattsburgh and UUP, November 2020.
- MOU between SUNY and UUP RE: Tenure Clock Timeline & Materials, April 2020