Service Opportunities

First Year Experience (FYI) Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) representative from the College of Education and Integrative Studies 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 

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 (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, September 25, 2020

Learning thru Discovery Task Force

The Academic Senate is recruiting for at least one faculty member from each college for the Learn Through Discovery (LTD) Task Force for the 2020-21 academic year.  Please note if you are currently on the task force you need to send in a statement of interest because your term ended at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year.

Background: The Learn Through Discovery Initiative was established in August 2018 and has the following aims:

  • Provide every student at Cal Poly Pomona at least one opportunity to engage in a signature polytechnic experience (PolyX) reflective of CPP’s learn-by-doing philosophy;
  • Explore skills that students need to apply their disciplinary knowledge to create a positive impact on a community;
  • Recognize exemplary student projects; 
  • Provide resources to faculty to engage students in PolyX; and
  • Provide resources to students who are engaged in PolyX.

Charge of the Learn Through Discovery Task Force is to guide the expansion of the Learn Through Discovery initiative through the following activities:

  • Conduct an inventory of signature polytechnic experiences (PolyX) that reflect the polytechnic and learn-by-doing philosophy of Cal Poly Pomona;
  • Design and implement a process for faculty and staff to submit their curricular and co-curricular activities to the PolyX database;
  • Provide input to the design and implementation of an interactive website to house PolyX; and
  • Create a plan to engage faculty, staff and students in LTD.
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.
Academic Senate Standing Committees

The Executive Committee of the Academic Senate is recruiting for the 2020-2021 Academic Senate standing committees.  The Bylaws of the Academic Senate provide information on all of the standing committees. The members of the standing committees shall be appointed by the Executive Committee and serve a one-year term.   The exception is the Budget Committee where appointed faculty members serve three (3) year staggered terms.  

Those eligible to serve are tenure-track faculty (tenured and probationary appointed on an annual basis--two academic semesters), all full-time lecturers appointed on an annual basis, FERP faculty teaching full time for this semester and FERP faculty who are employed at least half time for the academic year.

All committee vacancies can be filled by any constituency,  The following committees have vacancies:

  • Academic Affairs - 3 vacancies
  • Academic Programs - 2 vacancies
  • Elections and Procedures - 5 vacancies
  • Faculty Affairs - 1 vacancy
  • General Education - 3 vacancies

The Budget Committee has a vacancy for a faculty member from CEIS for a term ending in 2022.

Please fill out the Standing Committee Volunteer form and send it to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, September 25, 2020.  The Executive Committee will be making standing committee appointments at its September 30, 2020 meeting.

Academic Programs Assessment Committee

The Academic Senate is seeking volunteers for the Academic Programs Assessment Committee (APAC) for the following constituencies:
  • College of Education & Integrative Studies
  • College of Environmental Design
The Academic Program Assessment Committee (APAC) provides a forum for the exchange of assessment information and strategies among undergraduate and graduate programs. Members help advance program assessment efforts, showcase evidence-based assessment, and contributes to establishing guidelines for comprehensive student outcome assessment and visibility throughout the institution. The committee supports the development and implementation of department and university assessment plans. It reviews, provides feedback and consults with departments on the annual assessment reports.  Furthermore, the committee identifies and proposes innovative approaches or improved practices in assessment. Additionally, it works on developing the necessary professional development programming related to assessment of student learning and the integration of teaching, learning and assessment. Full-time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for the academic year are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name, college, and a brief statement of qualifications (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, October 2,  2020. 
Meeting dates/times for Fall 2020 are:
  • September 25, 2020 (Friday) 12noon
  • October 23, 2020 (Friday) 12noon
  • December 4, 2020 (Friday) 12noon 

     

Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Advisory Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty member to serve on the Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Advisory Committee for a term ending in 2023.  The committee typically meets six (6) to eight (8) times each semester.   

The Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Advisory Committee serves as a recommending body to the University President through the Chief Financial Officer. The purpose of the Committee is to:

  1. Recommend the eligibility of groups/activities to receive IRA funding, based on established criteria and guidelines;
  2. Conduct a review of IRA eligibility for funded groups/activities and provide recommendations, as appropriate;
  3. Recommend the distribution of IRA funds;
  4. Recommend any request to adjust the current IRA fee level.
For more information please refer to the IRA Advisory Committee website at https://www.cpp.edu/cppira/advisory-committee.shtml.
Full-time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for the academic year are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.edu by Thursday September 24, 2020.
Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Council (URFAC)

 

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

 

  • Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • College of Business Administration – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • College of Education and Integrative Studies – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022   
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • College of Engineering – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022
  • College of Environmental Design – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • Library – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022 
  • College of Science – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2022  

 

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 (no CVs please) to senate @cpp.edu by Friday, September 25, 2020.