College Advisory Committee (CAC)

a.    Membership:  
     i.    The CAC will consist of three tenured or tenure-track (TT) and one non-tenure track (FTNTT) faculty member from the Applied Business division; three TT and one FTNTT faculty from the Health Professions division; and three TT and one FTNTT from the Engineering Technology and Professional Studies division.  Although priority will be given to TT faculty, FTNTT Faculty are eligible for membership on the CAC in the event that TT Faculty are not available.

b.    Elections:  
     i.    CAC elections will be held by all full-time Faculty within each Academic Division at the spring semester assembly for the upcoming year (fall, spring, and summer semesters).

c.    Responsibilities:
     i.    The CAC will discharge their responsibilities per the applicable provisions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.  
     ii.   The RC Dean shall consult with the CAC in establishing any ad hoc committee. The Dean will ask the CAC for committee membership recommendations.    
     iii.  The CAC and RC Dean will recommend the content of the Regional College Handbook, as well as review the Handbook every three years. Revisions to the Handbook will follow the procedures outlined in “I-H”.
     iv.   The CAC will annually elect a tenured faculty member to sit on the Provost’s Advisory Council (PAC). This person can serve for multiple terms.

d.    Meetings:  
     i.    Meetings of the CAC will be called by the RC Dean. 
     ii.   A convener will be elected (annually) among the T/TT members of the CAC at the first meeting of the academic year to; he or she would preside over meetings in the absence of the dean; consult with the dean in preparation and distribution of agenda; and develop and distribute minutes to RC faculty in a timely fashion as mandated by the CBA.
     iii.   A quorum is a simple majority of the voting members.   
     iv.   Passage of a motion requires an affirmative vote of a simple majority of the members present, provided there is a quorum. Motions may also be voted on electronically.