Faculty Affairs Committee Priority Form

Senate Committee Priority Form
2018-2019

COMMITTEE NAME: Faculty Affairs
CHAIR:  John Nousek
VICE CHAIR: Renee Bishop-Pierce

A. HIGH PRIORITY

A1) Draft new A/C report re multi-year contracts (FA Lead w IRC support)

A2) Clear up the final line in AC21 giving exceptions for Libraries, Law, and Med School.

A3) Update AC-21 to specify the use of dual titles within the policy

A4) Draft informational report on the disparity between UP and the campuses with regard to promotion to full professor (IRC Lead w FA support)

A5) Investigate whether Nursing is requiring all faculty to obtain PhDs (IRC Lead w FA support)

A6)  Review scope of AC76, and provide workaround when the Provost or Vice President for Research accused of misconduct

A7)  Revisit question of faculty input on administrative reviews as part of AD14.

A8)  Discuss how to create a procedure for handling the misuse of classroom content or intellectual property, esp. in the context of faculty that are being targeted for political smear campaigns (i.e., students recording lectures and uses them for spreading rumors or smearing).

A9)  Address the offloading onto faculty of responsibility / risk management with regard to study abroad courses (with Global Programs).

B. OTHER

B1) . Monitor creation of promotion flow report (Jointly w IRC)

B2) Adding representative of the Vice President for the Commonwealth Campuses to the FA

C. MANDATED AND TRADITIONAL REPORTS
C1) None.  The Committee on Faculty Affairs shall send its Informational Reports to the Senate Council.

LIAISON WITH OTHER SENATE, ADMINISTRATIVE, SPECIAL OR JOINT COMMITTEES
None

SUBCOMMITTEES
Subcommittee on Promotion, Tenure, Appointments and Leaves
Subcommittee on Faculty Development
Subcommittee on Faculty Rights and Privacy Issues