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Faculty Evaluation

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Title Date Summary
1 Faculty evaluations suspended
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.1
8/30/2013 Student evaluations of professors will not affect tenure or salary of their professors this year, because the faculty and administration did not get a new evaluation process prepared and approved in time.
2 Online evaluations
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.3
11/20/2009 Believes on-line evaluations of professors would save resources and money. Writer feels that choices are being taken away.
3 Students give professors grades of their own
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.1
11/17/2009 Evaluation forms have been handed to students to allow them assess the course and the professor. Forms are scored electronically, summarized by an outside firm, and following the posting of grades, shared with the professor; photo.
4; use it, don't abuse it
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:16, p.5
10/23/2009 Students urged to speak for themselves, be specific in their comments, describe both strengths and weaknesses, use pertinent details, and then proof read comments when rating professors.
5 Professors rated No. 25 in nation on Web site
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:31, p.1
2/1/2008 Students are able to rate their professors on According to the site, UNI is rated 25 out of 50 in the nation of having the top rated professors; photo.
6 Do student evaluations make the grade?
Northern Iowan 100:20, p.5
11/7/2003 Encourages students to be mature when filling out professor evaluations.
7 Final vote removes Pick-a-Prof funding
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:8, p.5
9/26/2003 NISG Senate voted to reverse the allocation of $5000 originally intended for an online professor rating system.
8 NISG questions $5,000 service over free options
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:4, p.6
9/12/2003 Senator Andrew Lietzow encouraged the endorsement of a free Internet service to rate professors, but President Lerda believes a free service does not need NISG backing and offered the idea of receiving the same type of service through the university.
9 Pick-a-Prof contract remains unsigned
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:2, p.4
9/5/2003 Students consider faculty rating and comment system; information provided by faculty and administration to assist senators in their decision.
10 Students grading the graders
Keiser--David A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:35, p.11
2/11/2003 Dennis Clayson claims that negatively impacted students are more likely to visit and post messages at
11 Do teacher evaluations make the grade?
Cisco--Laura (Student--2001-2003)
Northern Iowan 99:29, p.1
1/17/2003 Teacher evaluations filled out by students help to define the performance of an instructor.
12 Service gives scoop on profs
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.1
11/26/2002 NISG is considering implementing "Pick-a-Prof" which will provide students with information about faculty members from an online service.
13 Do you make the grade?
Campus News Network 11:12, p.2
1/9/2001 A Web site contains comments about professors at UNI by current students.
14 Observation criteria need the evaluation
Northern Iowan 97:23, p.8
11/14/2000 Discusses the method used to observe the teaching style of professors.
15 Oral competency tests unfair, 'xenophobic'
Van Wormer--Katherine S. (Social Work Faculty)
Northern Iowan 93:48, p.6
4/8/1997 Faculty member believes oral competency evaluations of instructors are unfair.
16 Faculty Senate addresses use of evaluations
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:46, p.1
3/18/1994 Faculty debates use of demographic data on evaluation forms.
17 Faculty assessments serve varied purpose
Mashek--Carolyn W. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:38, p.1
2/18/1994 Outline of assessment process.
18 Clause provokes controversy; professor calls change "gag order"
Northern Iowan 90:20, p.1
11/5/1993 Would keep classroom reviews confidential until they have been considered by committee.
19 Evaluations measure excellence: research, service important for faculty tenure
Potter--James Erik (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 90:12, p.5
10/8/1993 Faculty members explain faculty evaluation process.
20 Student Assessments need some improvement
Cota--Katherine A.
Northern Iowan 89:63, p.2
7/16/1993 Believes student assessment instruments still fall short.
21 New UNI instructor evaluations next fall; old form 'too vague', new forms avoid confusion
Hogan--John M. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 89:48, p.1
3/30/1993 Faculty and administrators give views of new forms and procedure as a whole.
22 Tenure process reviewed
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 87:39, p.5
2/19/1991 NISG bill calls for review of tenured faculty every year.
23 Professor studies teacher evaluations
Woelfel--Jodi (Student--1988-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:29, p.1
12/9/1988 Professor Clayson is studying the effectiveness of evaluation.
24 Teacher evaluation process reviewed
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:56, p.8
5/6/1986 Committee formed to try to develop a better method of evaluating faculty teaching performance.
25 Student assessments evaluate teacher effectiveness
Northern Iowan 82:36, p.4
2/18/1986 Student assessments are given once a year for non-tenured professors and every five years for tenured professors.
26 Conflict 'juvenile at best'
Vajpeyi--Dhirendra Kumar (Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 78:35, p.2
2/16/1982 Professor Vajpeyi expresses views on recent conflict between Professors Parker and Chabert; comments on outside evaluators.
27 Does teaching need a warning?
Northern Iowan 78:25, p.1
12/8/1981 Faculty members give their impressions of college teaching.
28 Course and Teacher Evaluation handbooks are now available
Northern Iowan 76:49, p.1
4/15/1980 Jackie Mackin discusses the CATE handbooks that will soon be available.
29 UNISA president Lathrop reviews year
Northern Iowan 76:41, p.4
3/7/1980 UNISA president Craig Lathrop recaps last year's accomplishments, including the establishment of the Course and Teacher Evaluations (CATE), and sponsoring Homecoming events; photo.
30 'Faculty--examine motives'
Piwowarski--Roger J. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 76:36, p.3
2/19/1980 Feels current method of evaluation of faculty needs to be looked at.
31 Students to publish faculty evaluations
UNI Century 8:1, p.1
1/1/1980 UNISA will publish Course and Teacher Evaluation (CATE) handbook.
32 'Too much hooplah being generated by the CATE handbook'
Piwowarski--Roger J. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 76:16, p.2
11/2/1979 Student believes there is too much controversy over the CATE handbook; faculty are feeling threatened by it. Student feels that there is too much controversy over the CATE handbook.
33 Faculty support sought for handbook
Northern Iowan 76:13, p.1
10/16/1979 Representatives from UNISA are meeting with various faculty members to gain cooperation for the Course and Teacher Evaluation handbook.
34 CATE: better than 'advice'
Northern Iowan 76:10, p.2
10/5/1979 Believes the CATE handbook will be provide students with valuable information.
Richter--Erwin W. (Chemistry Faculty)
Northern Iowan 76:10, p.3
10/5/1979 Feels that if the Course and Teaching Evaluations are made available to students, there should be an evaluation of students so that faculty members would get only "good" students.
36 'Handbook will not improve teaching'
Thompson--Thomas H. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 76:9, p.2
10/2/1979 Believes the new handbook for teachers will not improve teaching and give students the best education.
37 Kamerick discusses teacher evaluation, Aud; 'quality of UNI education improving'
Northern Iowan 76:9, p.6
10/2/1979 President Kamerick brought up several points during a recent interview on KCRS.
38 UNISA passes teacher evaluation handbook
Northern Iowan 76:8, p.1
9/28/1979 Establishing the Course and Teacher Evaluation (CATE) handbook was one of the items passed at the last UNISA meeting.
39 Student assessments of their instructors: required but not always accurate
Northern Iowan 76:6, p.14
9/21/1979 Some faculty feel student assessments do not always reflect a true picture.
40 Teacher assessment handbook proposed
Northern Iowan 76:4, p.1
9/14/1979 UNISA passes a bill to create a handbook to aid students in selecting courses and professors.
41 Questions
Northern Iowan 74:50, p.2
4/14/1978 Contends that if subjective evaluations improve teaching then they should also improve administration.
42 "Home of the Dome" not popular with students; NI Poll
Northern Iowan 74:46, p.7
3/31/1978 Results of survey on general education, faculty evaluations, and athletics.
43 Result of the faculty evaluations may be released to students
Northern Iowan 74:35, p.9
2/3/1978 Scott Beckman hopes to see the results of the faculty evaluations open to the student body.
44 Are they a flawed instrument?
Vorman--Julie A. (Class of 1979)
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.7
12/13/1977 Some believe that the forms are poorly printed and confusing.
45 Evaluations improve quality of teaching
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.6
12/13/1977 Students and faculty talk about the value of faculty evaluation.
46 Little time--poor forms
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.7
12/13/1977 Jim Wolf talks about the difficulty in designing the form and the ways in which it will be scored.
47 Look at faculty evaluations
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.1
12/13/1977 Upcoming article on faculty evaluations by students and how they should be handled.
48 Problems with form may affect data interpretation
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.6
12/13/1977 Most seem to believe that defects will have little effect.
49 Variety of input on assessments
Northern Iowan 74:28, p.7
12/13/1977 Provost Martin talks about the development of the faculty evaluation form.
50 Constitution changes are approved by Association
Cahill--Mary E. (Class of 1981)
Northern Iowan 74:24, p.1
11/22/1977 Students will vote on composition of UNISA, nomination procedures, and initiation of student fees.


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