Policies and Faculty Resources | Department of English


These pages collect useful information for Department of English faculty, staff and studies, including departmental guidelines and a series of resource pages for developing and sustaining a successful ENG140 Writing About: Selected Topics course. 


Department of English Criteria for Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion

Following the newly-adopted Article VIII on Faculty Evaluations in the Rollins College Bylaws of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, the English Department expects candidates to make a strong case for being awarded tenure and promotion.  Neither tenure nor promotion is a right, and neither is to be given for work that is merely competent or acceptable.  We support fully the emphasis in the Bylaws on teaching excellence, active scholarship (broadly defined), and college service.  The department's criteria shall be used to evaluate the merits of the application of all candidates for reappointment, tenure, and promotion.


Department of English Policies for Pre-Tenure Annual Review

As outlined in the Rollins College Bylaws of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, annual evaluations are to be conducted for every year in which neither a tenure evaluation nor a comprehensive mid-course evaluation takes place. The department's policies for annual evaluations follow these guidelines and describe the material submitted for review and the constitution of the Candidate Evaluation Committee.


Department of English Policies for Day and Evening Courses

The Department of English commits to maintaining the same standard of excellence across its Hamilton Holt and Arts and Sciences curricula. This policy page offers information for students and faculty on exams, meeting schedules, and navigating cross-listed courses. 


English 140

The goal of 140 is to transition students from their high school writing practices to college level writing, specifically the academic argumentative writing they will be required to do at Rollins.

These resource pages provide basic course information and various pedagogical tools for instructors to help you develop your 140 course.