Service Opportunities

Academic Senate Seats

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for Academic Senators from the following consitituencies:

  • College of Environmental Design - One (1) vacancy - all departments are eligible
  • College of Science - Three (3) vacancies - all departments are eligible
  • Related Areas - One (1) vacancy

If interested please print out an Election Eligibility Statement form and ask five (5) faculty members in your college to nominate you via their signatures.  Completed forms are due in the Senate Office in person (98-P2-8) or by email (senate@cpp.edu), by Friday, March 8, 2019.

Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS)

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for faculty representatives for the  Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS) for the following constituencies:

  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education and Integrative Studies
  • College of Engineering

The term starts fall 2019 and ends in 2021.  All tenured or tenure-track faculty are eligible to serve.  A brief statement (no CVs please) which addresses the responsibilities of the committee must be submitted with your nomination.  These statements may be included on the election announcement.  Self-nomination is permitted. 

Individuals willing to this committee must submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, March 8, 2019.

Faculty Development Advisory Council (FDAC)

The Academic Senate is currently seeking nominations for faculty representatives for the  Faculty Development Advisory Council (FDAC) from the following constituencies:

  • College of Business Administration (currently vacant) – term ends 2020
  • College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences
  • College of Environmental Design  
  • Library (currently vacant) – term ends 2020

The term these positions is 3-years (unless otherwise noted) and starts fall 2019.  All tenured or tenure-track faculty are eligible to serve.  A brief statement (no CVs please) which addresses the responsibilities of the committee must be submitted with your nomination.  These statements may be included on the election announcement.  Self-nomination is permitted. 

Individuals willing to serve on either committee must submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, March 8, 2019.

New - Outstanding Staff Awards Selection Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for faculty members who would like to serve on the Outstanding Staff Awards Selection Committee.  Responsibilities of the committee members include:

  • Reviewing and evaluating all nominations
  • Meeting one to three times with the entire committee for final selection of the recipients; meetings are scheduled during April 15 – May 3, 2019.

Staff Council sponsors the Outstanding Staff Award which is presented in Staff Appreciation Week, May 20-24, 2019.  A maximum of four (4) recipients will be selected to receive this award.  Recipients are selected for their expertise, dedication and enthusiasm in their job performance.  They must also demonstrate university-wide involvement and a willingness to assist others.  Recipients must have been employed for at least 24 months.

From the volunteers the Academic Senate provides, Staff Council will appoint two faculty members to serve on the committee.  The Selection Committee will be composed of four staff and two faculty members.

If you are interested in serving on this committee, please send a brief statement of interest to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, March 8, 2019.

New - Foundation Board of Directors

The Executive Committee of the Academic Senate is accepting nominations of faculty members who are interested in serving as a member of the Foundation Board of Directors.  One Director position is vacant.  The individuals selected will serve a three-year term (2022).

The following selection procedure will be followed:

  1. Any faculty member who would like to serve as a Foundation Director or who would like to submit the name of another faculty member for consideration should prepare a brief statement of qualifications (no CVs please), together with a signed statement attesting to the fact that the person whose name is being submitted does in fact desire to serve, to the Executive Committee, via email at senate@cpp.edu or in person to Building 98, P2-8 by Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
  2. The Executive Committee will screen the nominees and schedule interviews for Wednesday, March 20, 2019, between 3:00 and 4:30 pm.
  3. After interviews between the Executive Committee and the candidates have taken place, the Executive Committee will make its recommendation.

New - CLASS Academic Senator

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is currently seeking nominations for one (1) College of Letter, Arts, and Social Science Academic Senator with a term ending in 2021.  The following departments are eligible:  Communication, English & Modern Languages, Music, Philosophy, and Theatre & New Dance.  In accordance with the Academic Senate Constitution, Article III, Section 1A “all tenure-track faculty (tenured and probationary appointed on an annual basis – two Academic semesters), all full-time lecturers appointed on an annual basis;” are eligible to serve.

If interested please print out an Election Eligibility Statement form and ask five (5) faculty members in your college to nominate you via their signatures.  Completed forms are due in the Senate Office in person (98-P2-8) or by email (senate@cpp.edu), by Friday, March 15, 2019.

New - CSU Academic Senator

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for one (1) CSU Academic Senator for a term ending in 2022 The College of Environmental Design is not eligible since that constituency is already represented on the CSU Academic Senate.

If interested please print out an Election Eligibility Statement form and ask five (5) faculty members in your college to nominate you via their signatures.  Completed forms are due in the Senate Office in person (98-P2-8) or by email (senate@cpp.edu), by Wednesday, March 20, 2019.

First Year Experience Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting representatives from the following constituencies for the First Year Experience (FYE) Committee:

  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – One (1) vacancy
  • College of Environmental Design – One (1) vacancy
  • College of Science – One (1) vacancy

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 (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.eduDeadline is until filled.

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, 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.eduDeadline is until filled.

Academic Programs Assessment Committee (APAC)

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1)  faculty member from the following constituencies for the Academic Programs Assessment Committee (APAC):

  • University Library
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management

Per Academic Senate report AS-2779-178-AA, APAC supports the development and implementation of department and university assessment plans.  This recruitment is for faculty representatives who are NOT Chairs of their College Assessment Committee who already serve on APAC by virtue of their position. 

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. Deadline is until filled.

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:

  • 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. Deadline is until filled.

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 Education and Integrative Studies - One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2020
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – 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. Deadline is until filled.

Library Advisory Council

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) representative from the following constituencies for the Library Advisory Council:

  • College of Education and Integrative Studies (2019)
  • College of Environmental Design (2020)
  • Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture (2019)

Academic Senate Report AS-2392-112-EP details the provisions of the Library Advisory Council.

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 send a brief statement of qualifications (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.edu. Deadline is until filled.

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 Environmental Design – term ends in 2020
  • Library/Related Areas – 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 (no CVs please) to senate@cpp.eduDeadline is until filled.

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 – Three (3) Vacancies
  • Academic Programs – One (1) Vacancy
  • Elections and Procedures – Seven (7) Vacancies
  • Faculty Affairs – Four (4) Vacancies
  • General Education – Three (3) Vacancies
  • Budget – College of Business representative needed (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.eduDeadline is until filled.