The President's Advisory Board shall function primarily as a sounding board for the President of the University on matter relating to appointments, reappointments, promotion, and tenure;
The President's Advisory Board shall assist in the study of staff expansion and reduction, and shall determine Faculty members qualified for salary increases and promotion;
The President's Advisory Board shall advise the President of the University on issues related to Faculty leaves, and problems arising therefrom;
The President's Advisory Board shall assist in the study of salary schedules, retirement plans, and other matters affecting Faculty compensation.
Six (6) members of the Tenured Teaching Faculty elected for three (3) year, staggered terms. Of the six (6) Tenured Teaching Faculty, there must be at least one (1) from each division of the University, and no more than one (1) from any single department, and no more than two (2) from any single division of the College.
Since these matters are frequently of a confidential nature, they will NOT be considered public record, nor reported beyond the Advisory Board. The Advisory Board shall be subject to call by the President or the Provost upon request of any member of the Advisory Board.
acting in a timely manner to forward all proposals received to the appropriate council or councils, or recommending that a Task Force be created to consider a particular proposal;
assisting councils in determining whether the action of any council shall be placed on the Debatable, Non-debatable Academic Calendar, or Non-debatable Non-academic Calendar of the Faculty meeting;
assisting the Academic Affairs Council in determining whether an issue is of a curricular nature, and therefore one to be voted on by Teaching Faculty only.
Chair of the Faculty;
Speaker of the DCGA Senate.
Determining eligibility both for voting and for serving on councils, standing committees, and boards;
Acting solely in an administrative capacity to prepare all ballots, publish a slate of candidates, poll the faculty, count the ballots, and publish the results of the election;
Two (2) members of the Teaching Faculty elected at large to three (3) year, staggered terms;
One (1) member of the General Faculty elected at large to a three (3) year term.
The Academic Standing Board shall review and decide matters relating to student academic standing and academic grievances. The Board also shall review and decide all student petitions regarding exceptions to existing academic policy. Decisions shall be made by simple majority vote.
The Academic Standing Board may delegate to the Registrar the handling of any student petitions regarding exceptions to existing academic policy that the Board determines to be minor in nature. The determination of "minor" status would be subject to guidelines established and annually reviewed by the Board. As part of this review, the Registrar would provide the Board with an annual report on the disposition of minor academic student petitions. The Registrar may bring any minor academic student petition to the Board at his or her discretion.
Appeals to matters decided by the Academic Standing Board shall be submitted in writing to the Registrar. To receive consideration, an appeal must be full and complete upon submission, including in it the basis for appeal, and must be submitted no less than five (5) business days after the date of the decision. Appeals shall be heard by an ad hoc board of three former faculty members of the Academic Standing Board. These faculty shall be appointed by the Provost. Appeals shall only be heard based upon a claim of new information or a claim of procedural violation.
The Academic Standing Board will report to the Academic Affairs Council when requested by that Council.
Four (4) Teaching Faculty, one (1) from each division of the University, elected at large to three (3) year, staggered terms. Each year one (1) of the Teaching Faculty shall be elected by the Board to serve as Chairperson;
Associate Provost or the Provost.s designate;
Director of Academic Support and Enrichment or his or her designate from the Division of Student Development(non-voting).
Advise the Provost on all faculty development programs administered by the office of the Provost;
Recommend policies and procedures for the distribution of faculty development funds;
Regularly review faculty development programs such as scholarly travel to professional meetings, pre-tenure and R.C. Good leave programs, Professional Development (PD) Accounts, funding for summer workshops, etc.;
Oversee and regularly review the components of the teaching and learning program, such as the fall Faculty Conference, Teaching Matters, and other programs related to teaching and learning at the College.
Report regularly to the faculty.
An Associate Provost appointed by the Provost;
Four (4) members of the Teaching Faculty, one elected from each division of the College to serve three (3) year staggered terms, of which at least one shall be tenured and at least one untenured;
Each year one (1) of the Teaching Faculty shall be elected by the Committee to serve as Chairperson.