Membership: The Faculty Development Committee shall consist of seven full-time faculty members subject to the following restrictions:

  1. A minimum of five members must have tenure.  All members must have a minimum of three years of full-time teaching experience at Limestone University.
  2. The Committee must have a minimum of two (2) members from each College.
  3. No Deans of Colleges or Department Chairs are eligible.
  4. The Coordinating Committee shall appoint one (1) senior, tenured member of the faculty to serve as an alternate.

Terms of Office: Faculty members shall serve staggered three-year terms.

Duties: The Faculty Development Committee is charged with the following duties:

  1. to make recommendations to the Provost concerning promotion and tenure, sabbatical leaves, leaves of absence, and faculty development funds distribution,
  2. to maintain a record of action in the strictest of confidence, which will be retained in the office of the Provost.
  3. to recommend to the Coordinating Committee changes in policy or procedure related to faculty development committee decision-making,
  4. to examine, evaluate, and recommend changes in the area of fringe benefits,
  5. to examine and recommend ways to improve the living and learning environment for the University community, especially faculty life.
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