9.61 – Administrative Review of Deans and Community College Presidents

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Scope: NMSU System

Source: ARP Chapter 9 | HR - Performance Evaluation, Promotion and Tenure

Responsible Executive: President

Responsible Administrator:

Last Updated: 08/22/2011



Revision History:

2017 Recompilation, formerly Rule 5.06.10
08/22/2011 Amendment approved by Board of Regents


  1. Academic deans and community college presidents are due to be reviewed within six months of the third anniversary of their first appointment to their appointment as academic administrator and every fifth anniversary thereafter, under the criteria prepared by their supervisor.
  2. Reviews may be conducted at a shorter interval, at the discretion of the supervisor.
  3. In exceptional circumstances, faculty or staff may petition the supervisor of the academic dean or community college president to conduct an administrative review outside of the normal review cycle.



  1. Prior to each review, the supervisor will request a written and/or oral evaluation of the person(s) being reviewed from the faculty, staff and any other relevant constituencies.
  2. The person under review may prepare and distribute a statement of professional accomplishments during the review period.
  3. The appropriate supervisor will do the following:
    1. Review and assess the information received.
    2. Compile a summary report, redacting the sources of the information received.
    3. Transmit and discuss the summary report with the academic administrator subject of the administrative review.
    4. Discuss the summary report with the relevant faculty and staff.
    5. For deans, transmit a copy of the summary report to the chair of the Faculty Senate.
    6. Transmit a copy of the summary report to the president, when administrative review is not conducted by the Presdient.