The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) | School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration Handbook | Kent State University

The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC)

The FAC is structured and operates as described in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. The FAC is elected directly by the full-time Faculty of the School.

 

FAC terms are for two (2) years. Elections are conducted in the spring semester and the FAC members assume office at the beginning of the fall Semester. The FAC shall consist of one (1) tenured or tenure-track Faculty member (hereinafter "Faculty") from each program area within the school, one (1) full-time non-tenure track Faculty member (hereinafter "NTT Faculty"), and one (1) regional campus tenured or tenure track Faculty member.

 

NTT Faculty members are invited to serve on the FAC. The School will elect one representative of the NTT Faculty to the FAC in the spring semester and the FAC member will assume office at the beginning of the fall semester. NTT FAC members shall not participate in personnel decisions regarding Faculty members, including but not limited to appointment, reappointment, tenure, promotion, merit, or sanctions.

 

Regional Campus Faculty members are invited to serve on the FAC. The School will elect one representative of the full-time Regional Campus Faculty to the FAC in the spring semester and the FAC member will assume office at the beginning of the fall semester. NTT Regional Campus FAC members shall not participate in personnel decisions regarding Faculty members, including but not limited to appointment, reappointment, tenure, promotion, merit, or sanctions.

 

The FAC is convened and chaired at least once per term by the Director who, in consultation with the FAC, sets the agenda for its meetings. FAC members may request that items be added to the agenda. Additional meetings of the FAC may be called by the Director, as needed, or upon a request by at least one-half of the members of the FAC. The FAC elects three (3) members to serve for two years as the School representatives to the College Advisory Council (hereinafter "CAC"). It is preferred that FAC members serve on the CAC in staggered terms.