The Senate Faculty Review Standards Committee generally advises the Senate and University administration regarding Regulations and practices for regular, periodic reviews of members of the University faculty (and also non-faculty instructional personnel teaching credit-bearing courses, see Policy 6-310). And, acting on behalf of the Senate with authority hereby delegated to it, the Committee has the following specific functions for review and approval of the Statements describing and governing the University’s systems for review of individual faculty.
Governing Document: University Policy 6-002: The Academic Senate
Powers and Duties
- Advise the Senate and University administration on policy and practices for review of faculty and instructional personnel
- Develop and implement procedures to review and approve Statements of Retention, Promotion, and Tenure criteria
- Initiate a regular schedule of reviews of the Statement of any academic unit
The Academic Senate elects 23 faculty: 17 tenured (one from each of the 16 academic colleges and the University Libraries) and six career-line.