Phil Distefano, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

Appraisal Form  Side A

Please review the Statement of Activities and Accomplishments for Phil DiStefano, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, as you complete this appraisal. The following nine questions are being used to evaluate all administrators up for review this year. Performance-based questions #10-17 relate specifically to the work of VCAA DiStefano. 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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Your responses are anonymous. The committee wishes to analyze responses by college. Therefore, please circle the letter that indicates your primary college/school in the column to the left of the names.
A Architecture and Planning D Education G Journalism J Music
B Arts and Sciences E Engineering H Law K Other
C Business and Administration F Graduate School I Libraries    

 

Phil Distefano, Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs

Appraisal Form  Side B

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10. Given that the size of the salary pool is determined at the system as well as the campus level, has the Vice Chancellor been effective in leading CU-Boulder to an equitable, merit-based increment salary system? (Please see Activities report) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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11. Shared faculty governance with the campus administration has been a major goal of the faculty and the administration. How effective has the Vice Chancellor been in involving faculty in campus decisions regarding issues such as strategic planning, budget, promotion and tenure, and program review? (See enclosed Activities) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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12. The Boulder Faculty Assembly has made faculty compensation and faculty recruitment high priorities for the campus. Given fiscal restraints, how effective has he been in securing funds for faculty compensation and new faculty recruitment? (See enclosed Activities) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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13. Nontenured-track faculty (instructors and lecturers) are valuable members of the campus community. How effective has the Vice Chancellor been in recognizing the importance of these faculty members to the success of the campus? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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14. Has the Vice Chancellor been effective in working with faculty on new programs, including degree programs, to enhance the quality of undergraduate and graduate programs? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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15. Has the Vice Chancellor been effective in promoting the research mission of the campus to internal and external constituents such as the Colorado Commission on Higher Education, the state legislature, and citizens of Colorado? (See enclosed Activities.) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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16. Has the Vice Chancellor been effective in recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students? (See enclosed Activities) 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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17. The Chancellor and the Vice Chancellor have pledged to the campus that they would have an open, honest administration. Has the Vice Chancellor communicated openly and honestly with the faculty on campus issues? 1 2 3 4 5 DK
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