The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) | School of Theatre and Dance Faculty Handbook | Kent State University

The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC)

The FAC is structured and operates in compliance with the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement. The FAC is elected directly by the full-time faculty of the School. The FAC shall consist of nine members as follows:

  • TWO (2) representatives from tenure track dance faculty on the Kent campus.
  • TWO (2) representatives from tenure track theatre faculty in the acting area on the Kent campus.
  • TWO (2) representatives from tenure track theatre faculty in the design/technology area on the Kent campus. 
  • ONE (1) representative from tenure track theatre faculty in the area of theatre history/criticism on the Kent campus.
  • ONE (1) representative from non-tenure track full-time theatre and dance faculty on the Kent campus.
  • ONE (1) representative from tenure track or full-time non-tenure track regional campus theatre faculty on the regional campus.

Tenure-track faculty members shall constitute a majority of the members of the FAC.

The FAC elects one tenured member to act as the School representative to the College Advisory Committee (hereinafter “CAC”).

FAC terms are for one (1) year. Elections are conducted in the Spring Semester and the FAC members assume office at the beginning of the Fall Semester. 

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 one (1) tenured member to act as the School representative to the College Advisory Committee (hereinafter “CAC”).