Phil DiStefano, Provost of University of Colorado at Boulder

Appraisal Form

Please review the Statement of Activities and Accomplishments for Phil DiStefano, Provost of University of Colorado at Boulder, as you complete this appraisal. The following nine questions are being used to evaluate all administrators up for review this year. Performance-based questions #10-18 relate specifically to the work of Provost DiStefano.

How effective has the Provost been at:
1. Listening to faculty, staff, and students (whether or not you agreed with his decision)
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2. Constructively manages conflicts among faculty or staff
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3. Supporting innovation in teaching
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4. Supporting innovation in research
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5. Making decisions in a timely fashion
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6. Creating an atmosphere of trust
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7. Treating faculty of all levels, including instructors, in a fair and inclusive way
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How effective has the Dean been at:
8. Appropriately involving faculty in decisions
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9. Acting with integrity
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10. Given that the size of the salary pool is determined at the system and campus level, has the Provost been effective in leading CU-B to an equitable, merit-based increment salary system?
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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 Provost been in involving faculty in campus decisions regarding issues such as strategic planning, budget, promotion and tenure, and program review? (See enclosed Activities)
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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)
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13. Nontenured-track faculty (instructors and lecturers) are valuable members of the campus community. How effective has the Provost been in recognizing the importance of these faculty members to the success of the campus?
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14. Has the Provost been effective in working with faculty on new programs, including degree programs, to enhance the quality of undergraduate and graduate programs? (See enclosed Activities)
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15. Has the Provost 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)
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16. Has the Provost been effective in recruiting and retaining a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students? (See enclosed Activities)
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17. The Chancellor and the Provost have pledged to the campus that they would have an open, honest administration. Has the Provost communicated openly and honestly with the faculty on campus issues?
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18. The Provost's Office oversees the promotion and tenure process. Has he effectively communicated the standards applied in these decisions and created faculty confidence in the fairness of this process?
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