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1 Special Faculty Meeting Faculty Handbook – Section 4 April 10, 2013

2 4.1. Faculty Senate 4.2. Committees of the Faculty – Membership and Reporting Rules 4.3. Standing Committees of the Faculty 4.4. Non-Standing Committees of the Faculty 4.5. Faculty Service With the Institutes Board of Trustees 4.6. School Committees 2 Section 4 – New Structure

3 Language and grammar modifications (for example, changed Provost to Chief Academic Officer and non-tenure track to non-tenure stream). Defining Academic Administrators: Department directors and persons holding decanal or provostial titles. The Intellectual Property Committee replaces the Patent Committee (aligning with the new Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the new Research and Entrepreneurship Committee). Appointments to the Professional Practices Committee are made by the Chief Academic Officer from a slate of names prepared by the Faculty Senate. The Promotion and Tenure Review Panel was moved to Section 4.4. (Non-Standing Committees). The nomination process to the BoT and BoT committees will be conducted in the spring and be presented to the N&G committee by 9/15 for further nomination to the Board at its October meeting each year. Deleted Policy on Other Board/Administration Committees. Section 4 – Changes since 1/30

4 Voting eligibility – faculty committees: Section All members of the tenure-stream faculty are eligible to vote for all nominees within each category. All non-tenure stream faculty members at a rank equivalent to Assistant Professor or above with at least three years of service at Stevens are eligible to vote from among the non-tenure stream faculty nominated in each category. School Committees: Section 4.6 The individual schools and college/s of the Institute have the right and responsibility to create committees of faculty… The majority of members of each school or college committee shall be elected by the tenure-stream faculty of that school or college (School Committees on Promotion and Tenure are excluded from this rule). The methods of election and operation of school committees should be defined by each school individually through processes that represent the will of the faculty within the school or college. 4 Issues Revisited


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