Faculty Development Committee

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

5.1 The FDC shall be comprised of seven voting faculty members.  Five voting faculty members shall come from among instructional and non-instructional faculty (elected by the general faculty).  The composition of these five members shall be:

  • One representative from each college;
  • One additional at-large member from the instructional or non-instructional faculty body.
  • A sixth voting faculty member shall be a lecturer (non-tenure track) faculty member (elected by lecturers).  Elections shall be conducted by the Committee on Committees according to the procedures in Article VI., Section 3.2.
  • The Speaker shall be an ex-officio voting member of the FDC.

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.

  1. The FDC shall, from among its members, elect its own Chair each year.
  2. 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.
  3. 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:

  1. To help integrate new faculty into the University community.
  2. To help faculty improve their competence as teachers and scholars.
  3. To promote the professional development of the faculty.
  4. To encourage faculty research, scholarship, creativity, and artistic activity.
  5. To promote an atmosphere of shared scholarly activity.
  6. 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.

2015-2016 Committee Members

Eric Broadwater(1) Theatre ebroadwater@csustan.edu 3458
Feng Zhou(1) MOM fzhou@csustan.edu 3963
Katrina Weber(1) English kweber@csustan.edu 3391
Anysia Mayer(1) Adv. Studies apmayer@csustan.edu 3364
Mandy Huang (2) Finance thuang@csustan.edu 3049
Gina Cook (1) Psychology gcook2@csustan.edu 3575
Ex-Officio Members (non-voting)
Bob Koehler OIT bkoehlher@csustan.edu 6511
Marina Gerson Biology/FCETL mgerson@csustan.edu 3215
Dennis Shimek Faculty Affairs and HR dshimek@csustan.edu 3746
Ex-Officio Members (voting)
Mark Thompson Speaker of the Faculty/ English mthompson@csustan.edu 3591
Emy Barsley Coordinator ebarsley@csustan.edu 3216