9.64 – Administrative Review of Directors or Equivalents of Academic School, Center or Program

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Scope: NMSU System

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

Responsible Executive: Provost & Chief Academic Officer

Responsible Administrator:

Last Updated: Not Available



Revision History:

09/01/2023 Title change from "provost and senior vice president for academic affairs" to "provost and chief academic officer"
2017 Recompilation, formerly Rule 5.06.40


  1. The director of an academic school is reviewed using the same process as used for administrative reviews of department heads or equivalent.
  2. Directors of centers and programs are reviewed by their respective supervisors no later than within six months of the third anniversary of their first appointment to the position and at least every five years thereafter, under the criteria prepared by their appropriate supervisor.
  3. Reviews may be conducted at a shorter interval, at the discretion of the appropriate supervisor.
  4. In exceptional circumstances, faculty or staff may petition the appropriate supervisor to conduct an administrative review outside of the normal review cycle.



  1. Prior to each review the appropriate supervisor will request a written evaluation of the individual being reviewed from each faculty and staff member in the unit and obtain any other pertinent input from relevant constituencies (either on campus or off campus).
  2. The appropriate supervisor will do the following:
    1. evaluate the information
    2. create a summary
    3. conduct an evaluation session with the individual being evaluated
    4. share the summary with the relevant faculty and staff
    5. transmit a summary to the dean and provost and chief academic officer