University Faculty Affairs Committee

[Tentative UFAC agenda for 2017-2018.]

MEETING DATES – 2017-18 – Mercer 131

Wed. 8/30, 3:30 pm Wed. 10/4, 3:30 pm Wed. 11/8, 4:00 pm
Wed. 1/24, 4:05 pm Wed. 2/14, 4:05 pm Wed. 3/21, 4:05 pm  Wed. 4/11, 4:05 pm


  • At-Large
    • 2017-20 Betsy Lewis (Professor, MLL)
    • 2017-18 Cate Brewer (Lecturer, THEA)
    • 2016-19 Marie McAllister (Professor, ELC) SECRETARY
  • College Representatives
    • 2017-20 Xiaofeng Zhao (Associate Professor, COB)
    • 2016-19 Miriam Liss (Professor, CAS) CHAIR
    • 2015-18 Courtney Clayton, (Associate Professor, COE)



2.6.3 University Faculty Affairs Committee

The committee consists of six full-time faculty members with a minimum of three years’ affiliation with the University at the commencement of service: one representative from each College and three elected from the faculty at-large. Members representing each college shall be tenured or tenure-track. One at-large member shall be from the renewable term or adjunct faculty ranks as described in sections 3.3 and 3.5 of this Handbook.
The committee’s duties are to:

.1 Serve as the liaison between the Colleges and the University Faculty Council on matters relating to faculty affairs;

.2 Ensure that criteria and procedures for evaluation, promotion and tenure of each College (as approved by each College) adhere to the guidelines established in the University Faculty Handbook;

.3 Study and recommend changes in University-level promotion and tenure policies and procedures to the University Faculty Council;

.4 Study and recommend changes in University-level policy and procedures on faculty evaluation and merit pay to the University Faculty Council;

.5 Study and recommend to the University Faculty Council action concerning University-level policies on continuing and adjunct faculty welfare and formulate and present to the University Faculty Council recommendations concerning workload distribution, academic leave, compensation, and employee benefits; and

.7 Perform other actions as assigned by the University Faculty Council.


Go to UFAC minutes page.