Faculty Status Committee
Annual Report, 2002-2003

To date, the Faculty Status Committee has met 22 times during the 2002-2003 academic session regarding the following business:  

1 - evaluation of 44 probationary faculty and recommendation to the Dean and the President a merit category for each faculty member
2 - review of 10 candidates applying for tenure and 22 candidates applying for promotion and recommendation to the Dean and the President regarding each application
3 - recommendation to the Dean and the President concerning distribution of salary pool increase among the various merit categories
4 - recommendation to the Dean and the President regarding emeritus status for retiring professors
5 - revision of the Faculty Evaluation Form for 2003 and accompanying memoranda
6 - one faculty appeal
7 - recommendation of revisions to 16 files from the Policies and Procedures Manual
8 - review and editing of numerous FSC policies.
9 - recommendation to the Dean to remove the sentence “Please remember that your salary is a confidential matter between you and the University” from the annual contract renewal letter

Respectfully submitted by the Faculty Status Committee,

Gil Allen, John Batson (Chair), Jane Chew, Bruce Schoonmaker, Hamp Sherard, Laura Wright

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