Appointments & Tenure Committee (ATC) Elected
Function: To represent the Faculty on administrative appointments and reviews and on faculty appointments, promotions related to the tenure process, and tenure, and to make recommendations on these matters to the appropriate administrative officer. The Administration shall consult ATC to determine which administrative personnel decisions the committee judges to require faculty representation. Special meetings with the President, the Dean of the Faculty/Vice President for Academic Affairs, and the Associate Dean of the Faculty (faculty affairs) may be called at the request of any of these administrative officers or the committee. At least one meeting of the joint trustee-faculty committee is held during each academic year. Revisions to some parts of Part One (Faculty Rights and Responsibilities) of the Faculty Handbook are reviewed by ATC for its recommendations prior to a faculty vote.