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Manoa Faculty Senate Feedback Survey: 2011-12

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1. I was well informed about my responsibilities as a Senator.
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Opinion21.3% (10)59.6% (28)12.8% (6)2.1% (1)4.3% (2)3.0447
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2. I was well informed about the activities of the Faculty Senate.
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Opinion29.8% (14)55.3% (26)12.8% (6)2.1% (1)0.0% (0)3.1347
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3. The Senate should send out monthly updates to all faculty.
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Opinion36.2% (17)51.1% (24)6.4% (3)0.0% (0)6.4% (3)3.3247
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4. I found the Fall 2011 Senate Newsletter informative and necessary.
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Opinion4.3% (2)48.9% (23)12.8% (6)0.0% (0)34.0% (16)2.8747
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5. My inquiries with the faculty office were responded to in a timely and effective manner.
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Opinion68.1% (32)12.8% (6)0.0% (0)0.0% (0)19.1% (9)3.8447
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6. I found visiting the Faculty Senate website for updates on Senate activities useful.
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Opinion51.1% (24)44.7% (21)2.1% (1)0.0% (0)2.1% (1)3.5047
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7. The Senate website is updated regularly.
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Opinion53.2% (25)31.9% (15)2.1% (1)0.0% (0)12.8% (6)3.5947
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8. I prefer voting in Senate meetings with the new I-Clickers.
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Opinion68.1% (32)23.4% (11)2.1% (1)4.3% (2)2.1% (1)3.5947
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9. I plan to reserve equipment, including a Projector, Polycom phone and/or I-Clickers, from the faculty office in the future.
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Opinion4.3% (2)10.6% (5)23.4% (11)14.9% (7)46.8% (22)2.0847
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10. I prefer committee meetings in Hawaii Hall 208.
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Opinion36.2% (17)38.3% (18)6.4% (3)0.0% (0)19.1% (9)3.3747
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11. I prefer Senate meetings in the Architecture Auditorium.
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Opinion27.7% (13)27.7% (13)10.6% (5)6.4% (3)27.7% (13)3.0647
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12. I prefer Senate meetings in the Art Auditorium.
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Opinion8.5% (4)12.8% (6)21.3% (10)21.3% (10)36.2% (17)2.1347
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13. The UHM administration verbally acknowledges the importance of shared governance.
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Opinion15.2% (7)58.7% (27)23.9% (11)2.2% (1)2.8746
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14. The president verbally acknowledges the importance of shared governance.
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Opinion13.0% (6)41.3% (19)37.0% (17)8.7% (4)2.5946
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15. The faculty is afforded an appropriate degree of autonomy by the administration and Board of Regents with regard to its areas of responsibility.
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Opinion13.0% (6)47.8% (22)37.0% (17)2.2% (1)2.7246
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16. Given reasonable time, the president and Board of Regents respond expeditiously to faculty concerns and to the need for action on institutional issues.
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Opinion2.2% (1)21.7% (10)52.2% (24)23.9% (11)2.0246
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17. Given reasonable time, the UHM administration responds expeditiously to faculty concerns and to the need for action on institutional issues.
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Opinion4.3% (2)43.5% (20)45.7% (21)6.5% (3)2.4646
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18. Given reasonable time, the faculty responds expeditiously to requests from the administration or Board of Regents for recommendations and action on institutional decisions.
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Opinion19.6% (9)67.4% (31)13.0% (6)0.0% (0)3.0746
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19. The institution fosters shared governance by maintaining reasonable workloads, supporting faculty development of governance skills, and rewarding participation in governance work.
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Opinion6.5% (3)39.1% (18)41.3% (19)13.0% (6)2.3946
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20. The Faculty Senate’s input is valued by the administration.
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Opinion6.5% (3)43.5% (20)43.5% (20)6.5% (3)2.5046
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21. Relationships between the faculty, academic administrators, and Board of Regents are cooperative.
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Opinion8.7% (4)47.8% (22)41.3% (19)2.2% (1)2.6346
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22. Negotiations and communication between and among the faculty, administration, and Board of Regents are carried out in good faith.
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Opinion6.5% (3)56.5% (26)32.6% (15)4.3% (2)2.6546
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23. The faculty determines criteria and procedures for conferring faculty status on administrators, librarians, coaches, and other professionals.
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Opinion6.5% (3)37.0% (17)37.0% (17)19.6% (9)2.3046
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24. The campus community fosters participation and leadership by women, persons of color, part-time faculty, and members of other underrepresented groups.
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Opinion23.9% (11)50.0% (23)21.7% (10)4.3% (2)2.9346
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25. Faculty members view participation in shared governance as a worthwhile faculty responsibility.
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Opinion21.7% (10)37.0% (17)37.0% (17)4.3% (2)2.7646
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26. Faculty members can express dissenting views on governance without reprisal.
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Opinion21.7% (10)58.7% (27)17.4% (8)2.2% (1)3.0046
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27. The campus climate supports a diversity of opinions, schools of thought, perspectives, and personal styles.
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Opinion23.9% (11)60.9% (28)15.2% (7)0.0% (0)3.0946
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28. Faculty members have timely access to the information they need to make informed decisions or recommendations on institutional matters.
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Opinion15.2% (7)50.0% (23)30.4% (14)4.3% (2)2.7646
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29. Faculty representatives to institutional committees, advisory boards, and the Board of Regents have adequate time to consult with their constituents before voting or making recommendations on important issues.
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Opinion10.9% (5)54.3% (25)34.8% (16)0.0% (0)2.7646
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30. The faculty has an influential role in developing the institutional budget.
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Opinion2.2% (1)13.0% (6)41.3% (19)43.5% (20)1.7446
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31. The faculty shares with the president the primary responsibility for selecting a chancellor.
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Opinion13.0% (6)17.4% (8)39.1% (18)30.4% (14)2.1346
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32. The faculty has a strong influence on the selection of academic administrators.
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Opinion4.3% (2)10.9% (5)45.7% (21)39.1% (18)1.8046
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33. Evaluations of administrators are adequate.
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Opinion6.5% (3)13.0% (6)37.0% (17)43.5% (20)1.8346
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34. Executive and managerial salaries at UH are too low.
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Opinion4.3% (2)10.9% (5)30.4% (14)54.3% (25)1.6546
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35. Executive and managerial salaries at UH are too high.
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Opinion41.3% (19)39.1% (18)19.6% (9)0.0% (0)3.2246
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36. In general, how satisfied are you with the faculty’s role in shared governance at UHM?
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Satisfaction2.2% (1)37.0% (17)50.0% (23)10.9% (5)2.3046
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37. Please input issues you would like to see the Senate consider in AY 2012-13 within the appropriate category.
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 Response
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Administration
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48.0%12
Academic Policy & Planning
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24.0%6
Assessment
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8.0%2
Athletics
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36.0%9
Budget
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40.0%10
Faculty Service 0.0%0
General Education
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32.0%8
Graduate Education
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52.0%13
Professional Matters
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12.0%3
Research
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40.0%10
Student Affairs
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12.0%3
Other
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24.0%6