Local Processes for Faculty Appointments

Fall
2007
Resolution Number: 
01.02
Contact: 
Category: 
Academic Senate
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, There are multiple methods by which a faculty member can be assigned to short-term, non-teaching work such as Student Learning Outcomes or accreditation coordinator, or grant director;

Whereas, A recent Academic Senate survey indicated that districts and colleges employ different methods of assigning faculty to these tasks such as appointment by the local academic senates, or by the administration, or by a competitive process; and

Whereas, The handling of these appointments has diversity, equity and fairness implications in the decision-making processes of a college or district;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges further research and disseminate information about the appointment or selection of faculty to short-term, non-teaching tasks; and

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend effective practices for assigning faculty to short-term, non-teaching work that are fair, open, transparent and compliant with Title 5 Regulation 53202. MSC Disposition: Local Senates

Summary: 
Research and disseminate information about the appointment or selection of faculty to short-term, non-teaching tasks; Recommend effective practices for assigning faculty to short-term, non-teaching work that are fair, open, transparent and compliant with Title 5 Regulation 53202.
Recommendation: 
A lead for this task needs to be identified.
Status Report: 

A Rostrum article on the topic was written. It addressed the principles behind good local processes.