Commitment to Teaching and Mentoring

Professor showing students ocean data at Center for Ocean Observing LeadershipA faculty task force developed a rigorous new system of department-led teaching evaluation that relies on student surveys, peer observations, course material review, and other tools—and is tied to appointment, reappointment, and advancement for all faculty.

Rutgers also began developing careers tracks for non-tenure-track faculty and part-time lecturers based on experience, commitment, and teaching quality.

The University increased its commitment to faculty mentoring. Three universitywide mentoring programs were bolstered to encourage all new faculty to tap the expertise of more senior faculty as they begin their careers at Rutgers.