MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The State Board of Education has unanimously approved a policy to begin evaluating presidents of Alabama's two-year colleges.
This will be the first time for the evaluations, which will begin later this year for some of the leaders of the college system's 27 campuses.
Under Thursday's new policy, staff members in the chancellor's office will conduct the evaluations and the chancellor will review the information.
He will then report the results to the school board and, when necessary, recommend any action that might need to be taken.
The new policy also makes it clear that presidents are responsible for the evaluations of all instructors and other employees at their schools and written evaluation records must be maintained for all.