G-6-8.6 Faculty Professional Improvement Resource Team (PIRT)

CHARGE: The Faculty Professional Improvement Resource Team (PIRT) is an advisory committee for faculty who seek assistance in drafting, developing or revising their Professional Improvement Plans (PIP). This committee will also verify that the PIP is consistent with promotion expectations and needs no further review. The committee shall publish appropriate timetables, procedures, and other material to facilitate faculty professional improvement at Central Oregon Community College. The committee ranks and recommends fund distribution for faculty sabbaticals and selects the recipients of the Faculty Achievement Awards.

Membership, Voting Status and Terms

Faculty (4)* at least two members of committee must have rank of Associate Prof or higher.

Elected by the Faculty Forum

Voting

Three years

Faculty (2)* at least two members of committee must have rank of Associate Prof or higher

Nominations submitted by Faculty Forum Executive Committee to Vice President for Instruction; VPI to appoint.

Voting

Three years

Vice President for Instruction (or designee)

Automatic

Voting

Standing

* Should serve staggered two year terms.

Committee members may apply for sabbaticals while serving on PIRT.

Chair Election: Chair to be elected annually by the committee.