LAKERS TOGETHER: Grand Valley is preparing for successful learning experiences when classes resume on Aug. 31. Learn more about the plan for fall in this handbook.
Some resources for unit heads are posted on the Unit Heads Blackboard site.
CLAS Standards & Criteria for Personnel Evaluation (on Provost's website; requires log in)
Personnel Policy and Process (This link takes you to the Provost's website. Nota bene: CLAS uses a more staggered calendar. Please look at the official letters, UH BB site, and weekly mailing calendar)
Student Grader Application (accessible to unit heads only)
Advice from Unit Heads (as discussed at UH Meetings)
Intercollege Support Request Procedures (Provost's website)
Course change form submissions procedure For course changes outside of Rounds 1 and 2 of scheduling season, please follow these procedures. Questions may be directed to Heidi Nicholson, Tracy McLenithan, or George McBane as appropriate.
Intercollege Support Request (Provost's website)
CLAS Academic Advising Center (C-1-140 MAK) phone 1-8585
CLAS Acts TT faculty e-newsletter
CLAS Dean's Office, B-4-232 MAK, 1-2495 (see also Dean's Office)
Organizational Chart of the CLAS College Office and Unit Heads (as of August 10, 2020)
The CLAS Teacher archive (newsletter for AFF, VIS, ADJ faculty of CLAS)
Complaints & grievances
Graders (Student Grader application--accessible to unit heads only)
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences includes master's degree programs in several disciplines.
Meetings, conducting productive
CLAS Personnel Calendar for 2020-2021
Fall 2020 Personnel Process Calendar
August 31 Candidate submits portfolio
September 30 Nominations for promotion as part of winter actions are due.
October 14 Units submit promotion materials (promotion to Professor) to the Dean’s Office (for CPC review). Earlier submissions are welcome.
November 20 CLAS Personnel Committee submits recommendations to the dean
December 18 Dean notifies candidate and Unit Head of recommendation
January 31 Provost makes decision and notifies appropriate people
Winter 2021 Personnel Process Calendar
January 11 Candidate submits portfolio
February 5 Units submit contract renewal materials to the dean’s office (CLAS Personnel Committee)
February 12 Units submit tenure and promotion materials to the dean’s office (CLAS Personnel Committee)
February 19 Units submit promotion only materials (promotion to Associate Professor if not associated with a tenure decision)
March 20 CLAS Personnel Committee submits recommendations to the dean (Third Friday in March)
April 16 Notification by the Dean to faculty member of recommendation to the Provost (Third Friday in April)
June 1 Provost provides notification of decisions
College and unit personnel criteria, see https://www.gvsu.edu/upr/
Record Retention/information security
Regional Math & Science Center, 1-2267
Risk Reduction for Experiential Learning
Salary Adjustment/Evaluation Process
Staffing Plan Information
Statistical Consulting Center, A-1-178 MAK, 1-3355
Strategic Planning Resources
Student Graders policy
Training needed by new Unit Heads
Travel & Expense
Unit Head resources
Unit Head Selection and Evaluation Process
Unit Head, Faculty, Staff Mailings and other archives
Unit Head Meeting dates (TBD)