Selecting Faculty Department Chairs

Fall
2008
Resolution Number
17.04
 
Contact
Paul Setziol
Assigned to
Unassigned
Category
Local Senates
Status
Assigned
Summary
Recommend to local senates that department faculty members should select their faculty department chairs unless bargaining agreements state otherwise.

Whereas, There is no specific Education Code or Title 5 provision stating that faculty department chairs must be chosen by the faculty;

Whereas, In some cases administrators select faculty department chairs with little or no faculty consultation; and

Whereas, A "10 + 1" area of Title 5 is "district and college governance structures, as related to faculty roles";

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges recommend to local senates that department faculty members should select their faculty department chairs unless bargaining agreements state otherwise.

Disposition: Local Senates