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NEW - College of Business Administration Academic Senator

There is currently a vacancy in the Academic Senate for the College of Business Administration constituency with a term expiring in 2018.  Tenure and tenure-track faculty and full-time lecturers appointed on an annual basis are eligible for nomination.

Please note that only faculty from the following departments are eligible to run in this election:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Finance, Real Estate and Law
  • International Business & Marketing
  • Management and Human Resources

If interested, nomination by  five (5) colleagues in the same constituency is required on the Election Eligibility Statement Form.   All forms are due in the Academic Senate Office, in person or by email, senate@cpp.edu, by Friday, January 26, 2018.

NEW - Search Committees

The Academic Senate is recruiting full-time tenured of tenure-track faculty members for each of the following Search Committees:

  • Search Committee for the Associate Vice President for Academic Programs – Needs three (3) representatives
  • Search Committee for the Associate Vice President for Student Success – Needs one (1) representative
  • Search Committee for the Associate Provost – Needs four (4) representatives

Full time tenured faculty and tenure track faculty are eligible to serve.  Faculty participants in the Faculty Early Retirement Program (FERP) are not eligible for service per Policy No. 1310.  The committee will begin its work in winter 2018.  If interested please indicate which search committee and send a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Monday, January 22, 2018.

NEW - Provost's 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:

  • Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture – term expires in 2019
  • College of Business Administration – term expires in 2019
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – term expires in 2019

The committee will meet three times starting in early winter quarter. The schedule will be based on the committee member’s availability.

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.

Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by Friday, January 19, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

NEW - Library Representative for the University RTP Committee

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for a  University RTP Committee representative from the Library for a term ending in 2020. 

Individuals willing to serve must send an email expressing their interest to the Academic Senate, senate@cpp.edu, by Friday, January 19, 2018.

NEW - Search Committee for the Associate Dean for Academics and Research in the College of Science

The Academic Senate is recruiting for three (3) faculty members to serve on the Search Committee for the Associate Dean for Academics and Research in the College of Science.  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.   Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu by Friday, January 19, 2018.

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ELECTED COMMITTEES

College of Engineering RTP Committee

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for one representative for the College of Engineering RTP Committee for a term ending in 2018.  Section 4 of Policy 1328 governs the College RTP Committee election.  The following departments are eligible: Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electromechanical Engineering Technology, and Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, 

Interested individuals should send a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled).


College of Environmental Design RTP Committee

The Academic Senate Elections and Procedures Committee is seeking nominations for one representative for the College of Environmental Design RTP Committee for a term ending in 2020.  Section 4 of Policy 1328 governs the College RTP Committee election.  The following departments are eligible: Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, and the Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, 

Interested individuals should send a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu  (Deadline - until filled).

Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS)

The Academic Senate is currently seeking nominations for representatives for the Council for Graduate and Faculty Scholarship (CGFS) from the College of Education and Integrative Studies.

All tenured or tenure-track faculty are eligible to serve.  A brief statement (maximum one page) which addresses the responsibilities of the committee must be submitted with your nomination.  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 (Deadline - until filled).

Facutly Development Advisory Council (FDAC) - College of Business Representative Needed

The Academic Senate is currently seeking nominations for a College of Business Administration faculty representative for the  Faculty Development Advisory Council (FDAC).

All tenured or tenure-track faculty are eligible to serve.  A brief statement (maximum one page) which addresses the responsibilities of the committee must be submitted with your nomination.  Self-nomination is permitted.

FDAC duties:

  1. Recommend policy for campus instructional and professional development programs and faculty recruitment and retention.
  2. Develop resources for campus instructional and professional development programs and faculty recruitment and retention.
  3. Monitor resources for campus instructional and professional development programs and faculty recruitment and retention. 

Individuals willing to serve on either committee must submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu by (Deadline - until filled).

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UNIVERSITY-WIDE COMMITTEES

Undergraduate Research Faculty Advisory Committee

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 2019
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – One (1) vacancy, term ends in 2018

Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for three quarters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled).

Retroactive Withdrawal Committee

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty representative from each of the following constituencies for the Retroactive Withdrawal Committee:

  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education and Integrative Studies
  • Collins College of Hospitality Management

Description:

The Retroactive Withdrawal process allows students to petition to withdraw from all classes in one or more quarters after those quarters have ended. If permission is granted, the result is that all grades for those quarters are changed to ”W” grades. Students have up to one (1) calendar year from the last day of the quarter in question to apply for a retroactive withdrawal. A student does not need to be enrolled at the University at the time that the petition for retroactive withdraw is submitted. The petition form and documentation should be submitted to the Office of Academic Programs.

Meeting Times:

All efforts are made to schedule the Retroactive Withdrawal Committee within a few weeks following the deadline date for each quarter. However, faculty availability determines the time that a meeting can be scheduled so that committee members can consider all retroactive withdrawal petitions submitted for that term. In addition, those petitions submitted during Summer term may not be reviewed until the beginning of Fall term, depending on the availability of committee members during the Summer. For Summer petitions, all efforts are made to set the review meeting at least within the first few weeks of the Fall quarter if not sooner. Once decisions have been rendered, each student is notified in writing approximately one week after the Committee’s decision.

Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled)



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 from the following constituencies:

  • Collins – term ends in 2018

If interested please submit your name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate@cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled)


Student Success Fee, Special Projects for Improving Classroon Experience (SPICE) Committee - College of Business Administration Representative

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty member from the College of Business Administration for the Student Success Fee, Special Projects for Improving Classroom Experience (SPICE) Committee for a term ending in 2018.  Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for three quarters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled).

Academic Affairs Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC)

The Academic Senate is recruiting for one (1) faculty member from the College of Business Administration for the Academic Affairs Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC) for a term ending in 2020. 

The Academic Affairs Division Budget Advisory Committee (AADBAC) meets on Wednesday morning from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., typically once or twice a quarter.  Full time tenured faculty, tenure track faculty, full-time lecturers with an annual contract, and FERP faculty with a 0.5 base for three quarters are eligible to serve.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled).

eLearning Advisory Board

The Academic Senate is recruiting faculty members from the following constituencies for the eLearning Advisory Board:

  • Collins College of Hospitality Management – one representative needed
  • Library/Related Areas – two representatives needed

The eLearning Advisory Committee works closely with the Faculty Development Advisory Committee, which serves the Faculty Center for Professional Development.  The terms are for three (3) years and the time commitment is quarterly meetings of 2 to 3 hours, held as needed.  Interested individuals should submit their name and a brief statement of qualifications to senate @cpp.edu (Deadline - until filled).


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2017-2018 Academic Senate Standing Committees

The Executive Committee of the Academic Senate is recruiting members for the 2017-18 Academic Senate Standing Committees.  All positions are "at-large" and the terms are for one year, except for the Budget Committee.  The following committees have vacancies:

  • Academic Affairs - Two (2) vacancies
  • Academic Programs - One (1) vacancy
  • Elections and Procedures - Six (6) vacancies
  • Faculty Affairs - One (1) vacancy
  • General Education - Three (3) vacancies
  • Budget - Business (term ends 2019)

If interested please submit the Standing Committee Form to senate@cpp.edu.