Faculty Governance

College Governance Documents

College Mission

Mission Statement

Governance Domains and Structure

Definition of Shared Governance Domains
Administrative Faculty & Staff Structure and Charges

Appointment Policies and Procedures

  1. Non-tenure-eligible teaching appointments
    Appointment, Review and Advancement of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
  2. Faculty appointment policies and procedures
    Faculty Handbook – 3.4 Position Responsibility Statement
  3. Types of appointments and procedures of employment: lecturer, senior lecturer, clinician, senior clinician, adjunct, P&S, visiting, joint appointments
    Appointment, Review and Advancement of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
  4. Non-tenure-eligible research appointments
    Appointment, Review and Advancement of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Evaluation and Review

  1. Annual faculty reviews
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  2. Preliminary review of probationary faculty
    Preliminary (Contract Renewal) Review Policy
  3. Position Responsibility Statement and mediation procedures
    Position Responsibility Statements (PDF)
  4. Promotion and/or tenure review
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  5. Evaluation of administrators
    Faculty Handbook – 5.1.3 Evaluation of College and Central Administrators
  6. Criteria for awarding tenure
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  7. Voting procedures and no double voting
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  8. Promotion and Tenure Document
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  9. Promotion and Tenure Committee
    Promotion and Tenure Committee
    Faculty Promotion and Tenure (PDF)
  10. Post tenure review policy
    Faculty Handbook – 5.3.5 Post Tenure Review Policy
  11. Procedures for review/renewal and advancement of lecturers, etc.
    Appointment, Review and Advancement of Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
  12. Teaching assistant review
    Faculty Handbook – 5.6 Evaluation of a Teaching Assistant
  13. Faculty Grievance Policy
    Faculty Handbook – 9 Faculty Grievance Policy
    Position Responsibility Statement (PDF)
    Ombuds Office

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