The Faculty Development Committee is a committee established by the Academic Senate. Section 5.0 identifies the composition and task of the committee.

Section 5.0 There shall be a standing committee of the Academic Senate on faculty development, hereinafter referred to as the Faculty Development Committee (FDC).

5.1 The FDC shall be composed of seven voting faculty members.  The Speaker shall be an ex-officio voting member. Five voting faculty members shall come from among instructional and non-instructional faculty, with one representative from each college and one at-large member. A sixth voting faculty member shall be a non-tenure track faculty member (elected by non-tenure track faculty).

The Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Human Resources (or designee), a representative from OIT/Learning Services, and the director of the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning shall be ex-officio, non-voting members.

Elections shall be conducted by the Committee on Committees according to the procedures in Article VI., Section 3.2.

a) The FDC shall, from among its members, elect its own Chair each year.
b) Elected members of the FDC shall have terms of office of two years, with the exception of the lecturer representative who shall serve a one-year term. Two-year terms shall be staggered. The terms of newly elected members shall commence with the final day of scheduled classes for the academic year.
c) Members of the Faculty Development Committee are not eligible to apply for FDC mini-grants. 

5.2 The duties of the FDC shall include the following:
a) To help integrate new faculty into the University community.
b) To help faculty improve their competence as teachers and scholars.
c) To promote the professional development of the faculty.
d) To encourage faculty research, scholarship, creativity, and artistic activity.
e) To promote an atmosphere of shared scholarly activity.
f) To advise the campus community, primarily through the Director of the Faculty Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Human Resources on issues related to faculty development.

Constitutional amendment on 5/22/17

2022-2023 Committee Members

Debra Bukko (Chair - 2) EdD Program 6543
Sandra Cruz (1) English 3361
Jessica De Silva (1) Mathematics 3540
Jingyun Li (1) Mgmt Operations and Marketing 3450
Jori Lindley (1) English 3190
Mirta Maldonado (2) English 3854
Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)
Shradha Tibrewal Master of Social Work/FCETL 3215
Terry Jones AVP Faculty Affairs 3488
Ex-Officio Members (voting)
Koni Stone Speaker of the Faculty/ Library Science 3570
Vacant Analyst 3216

Fall 2022 Meetings

September 14th at 2:30pm

October 12th at 2:30pm

November 9th at 2:30pm

Updated: March 07, 2023