Departmental Personnel Committee

Functions

The Leadership and Educational Studies (LES) Departmental Personnel Committee (DPC) functions include the following:

  1. Reviewing, at the automatic intervals specified in section 3.4.2 (inclusive) of the Faculty Handbook, the question of the reappointment of all non-tenured faculty and making recommendations to the department chair.
  2. Reviewing the question of the granting of permanent tenure, either when a request for tenure is made by faculty member, or at the automatic intervals specified in section 3.4.2 (inclusive) of the Faculty Handbook and making a recommendation to the chair concerning the conferring of tenure. Recommendations shall be accompanied by DPC vote, supporting materials and all documents submitted to the committee.
  3. Reviewing the question of the granting of a promotion when a request for promotion is made by a faculty member and making a recommendation to the chair regarding the granting of a promotion. Recommendations shall be accompanied by the results of the DPC vote, supporting materials, and all documents submitted to the committee.
  4. Reviewing requests for renewal of graduate faculty status and making a recommendation to the Department Chair. Initial graduate faculty status potential and recommendations are handled through the search process.