The Faculty Professional Interests Committee

Membership. Five faculty members (one elected by each of the four curriculum divisions plus one elected at-large, 3-year terms, non-successive).


  • Advise the Faculty, on matters affecting the welfare of the Faculty as a whole and specifically on policies relating to conditions of employment, such as faculty remuneration, evaluation, tenure, promotion, and retirement;
  • Serve as a watchdog committee for the maintenance of academic freedom, high standards of professional faculty conduct, and high standards of the academic program.
  • Monitor the Bias Education Reporting System as it relates to faculty and faculty professional interests.
  • Each year choose one member of the committee, preferably with tenure, to serve as a representative on the Campus Climate Team.

Expected Involvement. Meetings are held at the call of the Chair.