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Service Opportunities

New - Cal Poly Pomona Philanthropic Foundation Board

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one faculty member to serve as part of the founding board of directors of the new Cal Poly Pomona Philanthropic Foundation.  Full time tenured or tenure track faculty members are eligible to serve.  Faculty board members will serve a two year term and the board will meet four (4) times per year.  Each member will also be asked to serve on one of the following standing committees:

  • Development Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Finance and Investment Committee

Faculty appointed representatives are not responsible for making a $10,000 annual gift commitment, but an annual gift of any amount that is comfortable would be appreciated,  The goal is to be able to share that all of the board members are donors. 

The first meeting of the new board is Wednesday, November 7, 2018 between 11:30 and 2:30 pm. 

All questions regarding this service opportunity should be made to the office of the Vice President for University Advancement via Diana Saldana, Executive Assistant to the Vice President, at X6989 or desaldana@cpp.edu.

Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, October 1, 2018.

New - Search Committee for the College of Engineering Associate Dean of Research and Faculty Advancement

The Academic Senate is recruiting for three (3) faculty members to serve on the Search Committee for the College Engineering Associate Dean or Research and Faculty Advancement.  Full time tenured faculty and tenure track faculty are eligible to serve.  Faculty participants in the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) shall not be eligible for service per Policy 1310.  The Search Committee will begin its work on October 8, 2018.  

Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

College RTP Committees

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for the CRTP Committees of the following constituencies:

  • College of Environmental Design - One (1) vacancy (2020) - Eligible Departments: Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, and the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
  • College of Business Administration - Two (2) vacancies (2020, 2021) - Eligible Departments: Accounting, Computer Information Systems, International Business & Marketing, Finance, Real Estate & Law, and Management & Human Resources

Section 4 of Policy 1328 governs the College RTP Committee election. 

Individuals willing to serve must send an email expressing their interest to the Academic Senate, senate@cpp.edu, by Friday, October 5, 2018.

First Year Experience Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) representative from the Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture for the First Year Experience Committee.

The First Year Experience (FYE) program at Cal Poly Pomona is a student success program for first-year students, Freshmen and Transfer. Our program helps students adapt to college by offering programs such as Early Start, PolyTransfer, CPP Campus Common Read, College-Based First Year Experience Courses and other developmental programs throughout the first years of college to foster student success. The committee typically meets biweekly for one hour. 

For more information about FYE check out http://www.cpp.edu/~studentsuccess/oss/fye/index.shtml

 Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

MPP Review Committee for Dr. Sylvia Alva, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

The Academic Senate is recruiting for three (3) full-time tenured or tenure track faculty members for the MPP Review Committee for Dr. Sylvia Alva, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  Per Policy 1325, faculty participants in the Faculty Early Retirement Program and fulltime lecturers are not eligible for service.   The committee will begin its work in the fall and continue into the spring semester.

If interested please send a brief statement of qualifications (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.edu by Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

IT Governance Administrative Technology Working Group

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty representative for the IT Governance Administrative Technology Working Group.  The Administrative Technology Working Group sets priorities, recommends major purchases, and recommends system improvements for the administrative enterprise applications and those applications that are associated with the PeopleSoft enterprise system. The administrative enterprise applications include the Student Information Systems and related applications, University Data Initiatives, and Document Management and other initiatives.

The Working Group meeting schedule is set by the Co-Chairs.  For more information please visit the IT Governance website at http://www.cpp.edu/~it/governance/groups/index.shtml.

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two (2) semesters are eligible to serve. Interested individuals should submit a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Academic Affairs Division Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC)

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty member from each of the following constituencies for the Academic Affairs Division Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC) for  a term ending in 2021:

  • Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture
  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Environmental Design
  • Library

 The Academic Affairs Division Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC) typically meets two or three times per semester.  Meetings are on Wednesday morning from 9:00 – 10:00 am and specific dates are announced in advance. Optional related meetings may occur occasionally in other time slots.

 Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two (2) semesters are eligible to serve.  If interested please send a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, October 1, 2018.

Faculty Focus Group on Undergraduate Student Experience

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one faculty member from each of the following constituencies  for a faculty focus group to provide input on the undergraduate student experience at Cal Poly Pomona:

  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Environmental Design
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management
  • Library

Meetings will be take place during Fall Semester.

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two (2) semesters are eligible to serve.  If interested please send a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

New - Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council (URFAC)

The Academic Senate is recruiting for the following vacancies for the Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council (URFAC):

  • College of Agriculture – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Business Administration – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Engineering – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Education and Integrative Studies – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Environmental Design – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • College of Science – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • Library – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two semesters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

New - Student Success Fee, Special Projects for Improving Classroom Experience (SPICE) Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty member from each of the following constituencies for the Student Success Fee, Special Projects for Improving Classroom Experience (SPICE) Committee:
  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Education and Integrative Studies
  • College of Engineering
  • Collins College of Hospitality and Restaurant Management
  • University Library

The objective of the committee is to allocate funds for equipment and projects that provide added value to the educational experiences of students.  The focus of equipment funding shall be to replace and modernize classroom (including studio space and laboratory) equipment that directly benefits students.  The focus of project funding shall be on instructional approaches, designed for the physical or virtual classroom, that lead to greater student learning.  The membership of the committee is the Associate Vice President for Academic Planning, the Executive Director for Institutional Research and Academic Resources, the Director of the Faculty Center for Professional Development, one faculty member from each college and the Library, and six students.

The first meeting of this committee will be on October 4, 2018 from 11:00 am until noon.

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two semesters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

New - GE Assessment Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for faculty representatives from the following constituencies for the GE Assessment Committee in accordance with AS-2294-089/GE, Revision of GE Assessment Policy :

  • College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Social Sciences – one (1) vacancy – eligible departments: Communication, Economics, Geography and Anthropology, Political Science, Psychology and Sociology
  • College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Performing Arts – one (1) vacancy – eligible departments: Music, Theatre and New Dance
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management - one (1) vacancy

The purpose of the General Education Assessment Committee is to develop and implement an assessment plan to evaluate the GE student learning outcomes and the WASC core competencies. The committee also collaborates with the Faculty Center for Professional Development (FCPD) on professional development activities related to assessment.

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two semesters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

New - Provost Awards Selection Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting volunteers to serve on the established Provost’s Awards Selection Committee (see AS-2425-123-FA for details, http://academic.cpp.edu/senate/docs/FA001123pres_1.pdf). The following constituencies need representatives:

  • College of Business Administration – term ends in 2019
  • College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences - term ends in 2019
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – term ends in 2019
  • College of Engineering – term ends in 2020
  • College of Environmental Design – term ends in 2020
  • Library/Related Areas – term ends in 2020
  • College of Science – term ends in 2020

This committee will select the outstanding faculty for three different awards: the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Service, and the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Scholarly and Creative Activities.  The meeting schedule will be based on the committee members’ availability.

Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

Academic Senate Standing Committees

The Academic Senate is currently recruiting for representatives for the 2018-19 Academic Senate Standing Committees.  Per the Academic Senate Bylaws, members of the standing committees are appointed by the Executive Committee and shall serve a one-year term, with the exception of the Budget Committee which has three year, staggered terms.  The following committees have vacancies:

  • Academic Affairs – Five (5) Vacancies
  • Academic Programs – One (1) Vacancy
  • Elections and Procedures – Six (6) Vacancies
  • Faculty Affairs – One (1) Vacancy
  • General Education – Three (3) Vacancies
  • Budget – Business (2019)

If interested in one or more of these committees, please send a Standing Committee Form.  If you have any questions please contact the Academic Senate Office at X2283 or senate@cpp.edu.

Center for Community Engagement (CCE) Faculty Advisory Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for faculty representatives for the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) Faculty Advisory Committee with terms ending in 2020 for the following constituencies:

  • Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture
  • Related Areas/Library

The purpose of the CCE Faculty Advisory Committee is to benefit the entire university community by furthering the mission of the CCE:  “To advance a culture of meaningful engagement by promoting service-learning, volunteering, cooperative education, and academic internships through sustainable partnerships with community and industry.”   The CCE Advisory Committee meets monthly. The committee and its members will work with the Center to:

  • Foster communication and mutually beneficial collaborations between the CCE and each Cal Poly Pomona College and Department
  • Provide input for current CCE programs and for strategic planning
  • Participate in planning and implementation of the CCE’s programs such as Faculty Fellows and Mini-Grants

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for two semesters are eligible to serve.Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.

Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS)

The Academic Senate is currently seeking nominations for faculty representatives From the College of Environmental Design for the  Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS) for a term ending in 2020.

Individuals willing to serve must submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, September 24, 2018.