Faculty Affairs Council

 

Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of the Faculty Affairs Council are to make recommendations to the Chief Academic Officer of the university on all matters involving the granting of tenure and promotion. The council shall serve as a body to consider individual faculty grievances. All promotion and tenure reviews require the attendance of all Council members. The Council's meetings are closed and its deliberations are confidential. The Council's recommendations are made directly to the Chief Academic Officer of the University who shall present written recommendations to the President. The Council shall summarize its recommendation on tenure and promotion to the Faculty Assembly by the final faculty meeting of the spring term. More specifically, the Faculty Affairs Council shall:

1. Ensure that applicable policies for tenure and promotion are followed and that all candidates are treated fairly.
2. Review and evaluate the dossiers and recommendations submitted for each candidate and make recommendations to the Chief Academic Officer of the university.
3. Review tenure and promotion policies and procedures and make recommendations to the Faculty Assembly for revision.
4. Review nominations for honorary degrees, emeritus status, and distinguished emeritus status and make recommendations to the Faculty Assembly and to the Chief Academic Officer of the University.
5. Review tenure credit and faculty rank awarded to new faculty and administrators with faculty rank to insure compliance with the guidelines of the Rules and Regulations of the Texas State University System.

Tenure Application (PDF, 5.18 KB) | Promotion Application (PDF, 4.96 KB)

Deadlines for the 2012-13 Application Process:

 

Friday, October 12 – Faculty Applications [Dossiers] to the Department Chair

Friday, November 9 – Dossiers forwarded from the Department Chair to the Dean

Friday, November 16 – Dean convenes the School Promotion/Tenure Committee

Friday, December 14 – Dossiers forwarded from the Dean to the School Committee

Friday, January 25 – Dossiers forwarded from the School Committee to the Dean

Friday, February 8 – Dossiers forwarded from the Dean to the Chair of the Faculty Affairs Council

Friday, March 8 – Dossiers from the Faculty Affairs Council to the Provost and Vice President for Academic  and Student Affairs

Friday, March 29 – Dossiers from the Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs to the President  

                              

 

Primary Responsibility Area: Academic

Membership: Appointed (shall consist of seven tenured faculty members elected by the Faculty Assembly)

Term: three-year

Chair: Elected by Faculty Assembly

Members Expiration of Term
Ms. Carol Fairlie, Fine Arts and Communication 09/30/17
Ms. Dona Roman, Fine Arts and Communication 09/30/16
Dr. Sharon Hileman, Languages and Literature 09/30/17
Dr. Bill Green, Business Administration 09/30/15
Dr. Scott Ericsson, Animal Science 09/30/16
Dr. Pamela Marett, Business Administration 09/30/15
Dr. Paul Will, Animal Science 09/30/15