Hal Bruff, Dean of the School of Law

Appraisal Form  Side A

Please review the Statement of Activities and Accomplishments for Hal Bruff, Dean of Law, as you complete this appraisal. The following nine questions are being used to evaluate all administrators up for review this year. Performance- based questions #10-19 relate specifically to the work of Dean Bruff. If you need additional space for comments, include them on a separate piece of paper with reference to the question number and the administrator. All comments will be transcribed unless illegible.

How effective has this administrator been at: Very Ineffective   Very Effective Don't Know
1. Listening to faculty, staff, and students (whether or not you agreed with his decision) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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2. Constructively managing conflicts among faculty or staff 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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3. Supporting innovation in teaching 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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4. Supporting innovation in research 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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5. Making decisions in a timely fashion 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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6. Creating an atmosphere of trust 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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7. Treating faculty of all levels, including instructors, in a fair and inclusive way 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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8. Appropriately involving faculty in decisions 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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9. Acting with integrity 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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Hal Bruff, Dean of the School of Law

Appraisal Form  Side B

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10. Given that the size of the salary pool is determined at the system and campus level, with some augmentation from gift monies, has the Dean been effective in leading the law school to an equitable, merit-based increment salary system? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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11. Has the Dean been effective in moving the building project for the law school forward to completion? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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12. Private giving and increased law student tuition have been emphasized by Dean Bruff. Has he been effective in raising funds for the building and other law school programs? (Please see enclosed Activities report) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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13. Has the Dean been effective in encouraging and rewarding faculty scholarship? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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14. Has the Dean been effective in distributing resources for infrastructure and support programs? (See enclosed Activities sheet.) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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15. To the extent within his control, has the Dean been effective in the retention of faculty? (See enclosed Activities 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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16. Has the Dean effectively fostered an atmosphere that supports diversity in the recruitment of faculty, staff, and students? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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17. Has the Dean's leadership been effective in optimizing the quality of the student body? (See enclosed Activities.) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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18. Has the Dean effectively articulated an appropriate vision for the School of Law? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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19. Has the Dean exercised effective leadership in hiring decisions? (See enclosed Activities) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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20. Has the Dean been effective in providing decisive action and appropriate proactive responses to potential problems arising within the School of Law community? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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