Committee on Academic Personnel - Oversight

Summer Quarter 2013-2014


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Members

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of Ag. & Env. Sciences

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of Biological Sciences

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of Engineering

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of L&S (HArCS)

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of L&S (MPS)

Faculty Personnel Committee - College of L&S (SS)

Faculty Personnel Committee - Graduate School of Management

Faculty Personnel Committee - School of Education

Faculty Personnel Committee - School of Law

Faculty Personnel Committee - School of Medicine

Faculty Personnel Committee - School of Veterinary Medicine


Reports


Charge

42. Committee on Academic Personnel (Am. 10/21/2002)
A. Structure and Membership. This committee shall consist of two independent subcommittees. The Oversight Subcommittee shall consist of the chair and eight other members. The Appellate Subcommittee shall consist of the chair and four other members, each of whom shall have had significant experience with the academic personnel process on the Davis campus. Members of either subcommittee shall not serve on, nor participate in the deliberations of, the other subcommittee during the same term of office. (Am. 12/15/1967)
B. Oversight Subcommittee. This subcommittee shall have the following duties:
1. To strive to maintain consistent personnel standards within the Division, given inevitable differences among academic disciplines.
2. To make timely recommendations to the Chief Campus Officer regarding personnel actions in which the Division has a compelling interest: appointments, terminations, appraisals of assistant professors, promotions to tenure, promotions, actions requiring extramural review, and salaries. The Committee shall normally rely on the recommendations and evidence of academic merit and professional competence provided by other levels of the review process; and, only in unusual circumstances, shall the Committee advise overturning unanimous or nearly unanimous recommendations of earlier levels of review. The Committee shall make every effort to reconcile conflicting recommendations of earlier levels of review, consulting as appropriate with departments, deans, or ad hoc review committees.
3. In cases or categories of cases for which compelling justification exists, to make recommendations to the Chief Campus Officer regarding personnel actions that according to DD Bylaw 43 (B)(1) would normally fall under the jurisdiction of a Faculty Personnel Committee; and, similarly, to delegate to a Faculty Personnel Committee personnel actions that would normally fall under the jurisdiction of the Committee on Academic Personnel.
4. Subject to the advice, consent, and direction of the Division, to confer with and advise the Chief Campus Officer on all matters of general policy regarding academic personnel.
5. To consult regularly with the Executive Council on policy regarding academic personnel.
6. To report any change in policy enacted since the last report and any policy matter pending before it to the Representative Assembly for review, discussion, and determination by a majority vote at least once each quarter.
7. To receive and implement within the limits of Senate authority any policy regarding academic personnel adopted by a majority vote of the Representative Assembly or the Division by ballot. (Am. 6/7/2007)
8. To develop jointly with each academic department general and broadly delineated standards for advancement pertinent to the various academic disciplines, and to publish and update these standards from time to time.
9. To deliver an annual report covering the previous academic year in a form acceptable to the Representative Assembly to the first regular meeting of the Representative Assembly in the fall term including: 1. a summary of its advice to the Chief Campus Officer and the Faculty Personnel Committees; 2. a summary of the personnel actions and their dispositions considered by the Committee and the Faculty Personnel Committees, including actions subject to further review by the Appeals Subcommittee.
10. To develop and publish guidelines governing conflict of interest for all members of the Committee on Academic Personnel and members of the Faculty Personnel Committees.
11. To review staff allocation recommendations of the Committee on Academic Planning and Budget Review and to confer with that committee thereon.
C. Appellate Subcommittee. This subcommittee shall have the following duties:
1. To provide advice independent of the Oversight Subcommittee to the Chief Campus Officer on any review of a personnel action beyond the original review conducted by the Oversight Subcommittee or the Faculty Personnel Committee subject to the requirements of Davis Division Bylaw 45.
2. To report to the Oversight Subcommittee in a timely manner a summary of the personnel actions reviewed by the Appellate Subcommittee. This report shall be included in the annual report of the Committee on Academic Personnel to the Representative Assembly as required in paragraph DD Bylaw 42(B)(9).

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