G-6-8.5 College Tenure Committee

CHARGE: The College Tenure Committee considers eligible faculty members for elevation to tenured status and submits recommendations to the College President. The College Tenure Committee is organized under agreement with the President.

Membership, Voting Status and Terms

Faculty (5)*

Elected by the Faculty Forum


Three years

Administrative (1)

Appointed by the President


Three years

* The Forum will seek a balance between Career & Technical Education and Transfer, with no more than one faculty member per department; terms should be staggered so that at all times, at least two faculty members will continue on the committee.

In the event that a committee member leaves or notifies the chairperson of their intent to resign the position, another tenured faculty member shall be elected as soon as possible to fill the unexpired portion of the term.

Chair Election:

As the last order of business in any given year, the Tenure Committee shall elect a chairperson for the remainder of the current year and the subsequent year. Prior to the beginning of deliberations in any year, the chairperson shall meet with the President to discuss the schedule of work for that year.