Faculty Affairs Committee

Purpose

The Faculty Affairs Committee advises the Council and administration on matters of policy concerning faculty affairs, on matters regarding the cultural, social, and material welfare of the faculty, and on matters affecting the educational environment in which the faculty work. Among the policy matters of concern to the Committee on Faculty Affairs are the following: faculty appointments, leaves, salaries and fringe benefits, and "rights and responsibilities." The Committee makes recommendations for the modification of existing policies and assists the College administration in the formulation of new policies and related matters.

Charges

  1. Investigate how tenure track and non-tenure track workload is defined at peer institutions with a focus on impact of online teaching.
  2. Begin a dialogue and reflective listening discussion about alternative workload levels that rebalance scholarly activity and service (keeping in mind the need for student credit hours and some scholarly activity).
  3. Work with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs to determine additional charges.

Reports

 


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