Faculty Welfare Committee

Shall consist of a minimum of five senators appointed by the Senate chair and confirmed by the Senate. The Chief Academic Officer (CAO) or his/her designee shall be an ex-officio (non-voting) member. The Committee’s responsibilities are to: Consider and recommend policies concerning the conditions and compensations of faculty employment such as tenure, academic freedom, promotions, faculty travel, sabbaticals, faculty salaries, insurance benefits, academic privileges, faculty evaluation, reduction in force policies, and standards of professional ethics. The Committee is also empowered to examine existing employee benefits policies, regulations, and procedures of the University related to personnel benefits. Such benefits include, but are not limited to: health insurance, life insurance, and tuition waivers for employees and their dependents; and conduct continuous reviews of University policies, practices, and regulations affecting faculty welfare
and make recommendations for their revision as necessary