Faculty Development Leave Committee
The Faculty Development Committee shall receive from department chairpersons through the deans applications by faculty members for faculty development leaves. The committee shall review these applications and make recommendations to the provost, pursuant to published criteria for selection and announcement availability of such leaves. The committee shall review criteria for selection and the extent of availability of leaves and make appropriate recommendations.
The committee shall also study and make recommendations for other programs for faculty development.
Members are elected for three-year terms by the general faculty of their respective colleges and schools and by members of the administration eligible for development assignments. The composition and selection of this committee are governed by statute. Vernon's Texas Codes Annotated (Education Code. Volume II, Section 51.103).
The committee shall develop its own operating procedures subject to approval by the provost. Copies of any minutes or reports are to be provided to the provost, to the Faculty Senate, and to the University Library. The chairperson may be invited to visit the Faculty Senate to inform its members of the activities of the committee during the year.
The committee shall elect its chairperson annually from the faculty members who are in their final year or term of service.
|Name||College/Department||Term Began||Term Ends|
||College of Architecture||2020||2023|
|Burris, Scott||College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources||2018||2021|
|Caswell, Kurt||Honors College||2020||2023|
|Cho, Jeasik||College of Education||2020||2023|
|Christopher, Catherine||Law School||2018||2021|
|Collopy, Erin||College of Arts and Sciences||2019||2022|
|D'Amico, Stefano||College of Arts and Sciences||2019||2022|
|Doerfert, David||College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources||2020||2023|
|Jones, Donald||Rawls College of Business Administration||2019||2022|
|Langford, Katie||College of Media and Communication||2019||2022|
||Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering||2020||2023|
|Phillips, Wyatt||College of Arts and Sciences||2018||2021|
|Prucha, Mallory||College of Visual and Performing Arts||2019||2022|
|Ritchey, Robert (Bob)||Rawls College of Business Administration||2019||2022|
|Soonpaa, Nancy||School of Law||2020||2023|
|Velikova, Natalia||College of Human Sciences||2019||2022|
|Wass, Kevin||College of Visual and Performing Arts||2018||2021|
|Williams, Jeffrey||College of Arts and Sciences||2019||2022|
|Stewart, Rob||Office of the Provost||Ex-officio|
- At least sixteen members, divided between the Colleges, the Law School, and the administration, with at least one member representing each division.