Academic Freedom


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Academic Freedom 2017-2018


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Members


Charge

A. Academic Freedom, Rights, and Privileges
  1. This committee shall consist of five members.
  2. The committee shall study any conditions within or outside the University which, in the judgment of the committee, may affect academic freedom in the University or the academic freedom of individual members of the Academic Federation, and shall report such conditions to the Executive Council. (Am. 1/1/2008, 11/16/2009)
  3. The committee through the Executive Council shall advise the Chancellor or other appropriate administrative officers concerning appeals procedures as they apply to members of the Federation.
  4. The committee shall:
    a. review insurance, retirement and fringe benefit programs and advise the Federation Executive Council on changes or improvements;
    b. study, consult, and advise in the establishment of a clearly defined policy with regard to sabbatical leave and security of employment for non-Senate academic appointees;
    c. report to the Federation Executive Council on matters of membership welfare not covered in the above or assigned to other standing committees.
  5. The chair of this committee shall serve as the Federation representative to the Academic Senate Faculty Welfare Committee.
  6. One member of this committee shall serve as the Federation representative to the Academic Senate Academic Freedom and Responsibility Committee.