Intra-University Relations Committee Priority Form

Senate Committee Priority Form
2018-2019

COMMITTEE NAME: Intra-University Relations
CHAIR: Rosemarie Petrilla
VICE CHAIR: Timothy Palmer

A. HIGH PRIORITY

A1)  Draft new advisory/consultative report on AC21 and multi-year contracts (Faculty Affairs will take the lead on the report and will consult with IRC)
Report type:  Advisory/Consultative
Anticipated delivery:  Defer to Faculty Affairs

A2) . Draft informational report on the disparity between UP and the campuses with regard to promotion to full professor (IRC will take the lead and have a member(s) from Faculty Affairs) work on the subcommittee to address this priority
Report type;  Informational
Anticipated delivery:  January, 2019

A3)  Investigate whether Nursing is requiring all faculty to obtain PhDs (IRC will take the lead and consult with Faculty Affairs)
Report type:  Possible Informational
Anticipated delivery:  December, 2018

A4)  Review findings of Values and Cultural Survey; draft informational report if needed.
Report type:  Informational
Anticipated delivery:  October, 2018

A5)  Draft an informational report on equity for learning support for CWC as compared to UP. (Educational Equity will take the lead with consult IRC)
Report type: Informational
Anticipated delivery:  Defer to Educational Equity Committee

A6)  Consider expanding the educational equity report that was presented at the last Senate meeting and include more indicators in order to have a better understanding of academic component of educational equity across Penn State. (Educational Equity will take the lead with consult IRC)
Anticipated delivery:  Defer to Educational Equity Committee

B. OTHER

B1) Monitor creation of promotion flow report (w Faculty Affairs)

B2) . Monitor transparency of non-tenure track promotion and maintain due process and representation of NTT faculty on Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee.

B3) Consider updating SRTE questions; more broadly, consider function of SRTEs, especially with regard to promotion and tenure (for TT faculty) and promotions (for FT faculty). (w Faculty Affairs)

C. MANDATED AND TRADITIONAL REPORTS 
None

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

SUBCOMMITTEES
Subcommittee on Fixed-Term Faculty