[Faculty Handbook Category #2]
Faculty members are encouraged to seek student feedback on the quality of their courses and the effectiveness of their instruction. The Office of Academic Research and Planning provides a variety of services to assist faculty in developing and administering evaluations for purposes of instructional improvement. Instructor-initiated evaluations are formative in nature; their principal purpose is to promote faculty development and instructional improvement. The Office of Academic Research and Planning will provide results of instructor-initiated evaluations only to the instructor.