Committee on Faculty Appointments

The Committee on Faculty Appointments (CFA) is a standing committee of Academic Council.

The functions of the CFA include the following:

  • Vote upon recommendations to be made by the President to the Board of Trustees regarding tenure appointments, promotions, and reappointments of tenure-track faculty.
  • Vote upon recommendations to be made by the President to the Board of Trustees regarding reappointments and promotions of faculty on term appointments at the ranks of lecturer and senior lecturer.
  • Vote upon recommendations to be made by the President to the Board of Trustees regarding reappointments and promotions of PERA assistant professors of the practice, PERA associate professors of the practice, and PERA professors of the practice.
  • Vote upon recommendations to be made by the President to the Board of Trustees regarding reappointments and promotions of instructors in science laboratory.
  • Prepare policy guidelines regarding appointments, promotions, and tenure of faculty.
  • Approve applications for sabbatical and early leaves of tenured and tenure-eligible faculty as well as professional development leaves of eligible faculty on term appointments and instructors in science laboratory.

A complete description of the committee's functions, authority, operations, and membership can be found in the Articles of Government, Article V, Section 14.

Members of the Committee on Faculty Appointments (CFA) for 2014-15

President: H. Kim Bottomly
Provost and Dean of the College: Andrew Shennan, chair
Dean of Faculty Affairs: Kathryn Lynch (non-voting)
Faculty:
John Cameron 14-17 (C)
Lee Cuba 13-16 (at large)
Roxanne Euben 10-11, 14-16 (B)
Kim McLeod 12-13, 14-16 (at large)
Carlos Ramos 12-15 (A)
Assistant Dean of the College for Faculty Appointments: Ruth Frommer

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