Faculty Handbook 2020-21 
    
    Sep 26, 2020  
Faculty Handbook 2020-21

III. SUMMARY OF ACTION, FACULTY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES


III. SUMMARY OF ACTIONS, FACULTY HANDBOOK
 

Date Section Action Taken  
4/30/2020

V.H.1

Appointment and Composition of Search Committee

Approved by College

Council

 
4/30/2020

V.B.1

The Dean of Faculty Shall

Approved by College Council  
11/01/01 IV.A.1
Appointment of the Dean of Faculty
Approved by College Council  
11/19/92 IV.A.3
Duties of the Dean of Faculty
Amended and approved by College Council  
3/10/83 IV.B.1-11
Field Group Organization
Approved by College Council   
4/25/91 IV.B.2.5
Early Scheduling of Classes by Field Groups
Approved by College Council   
3/05/05 IV.B.3
Policy for Comprehensive Review of Field Groups
Approved by College Council   
4/18/13 IV.C
Policy for Comprehensive Reviews of Field Groups
Approved by College Council  
5/03/01 IV.D
Faculty Meetings
Approved by College Council   
5/09/02 IV
Disband Academic Events Committee
Approved by College Council  
5/06/06 IV.E
Restructure of Governance/Standing Committee
Approved by College Council  
4/9/15 IV.E.1
Voting Policy for College Council
Approved by College Council   
4/13/95 IV.E.2.3.i
Academic Standards Committee Functions
Approved by College Council  
12/06/01 IV.E.2.1.g
CAPAS representative voting member of Academic Standards Committee
Approved by College Council  
5/09/02 IV.E.4
Establish Campus Life Committee
Approved by College Council   
3/12/98 IV.E.10.4
IT Committee
Approved by College Council   
5/09/02 Disband IT Committee Approved by College Council   
5/09/02 IV.E.4 Approved by College Council  
4/11/96 IV.E.14
Campus Aesthetics Committee Outside Policy
Approved by College Council   
5/6/90 IV.F
Administration of Committees
Approved by College Council   
4/18/13 IV.F.1
Academic Planning Committee
Approved by College Council   
5/7/2015 IV.F.3.9
APT Charge, Confidentiality
Approved by College Council   
5/7/2015 IVF.6.1
Curriculum Committee Composition
Approved by College Council   
5/7/2015 IV.F.9.9
FEC Charge, Confidentiality
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 IV.F.9.10 (formerly 9.9, see 5/7/15 change above) 
Creation of Intercollegiate Faculty Council 
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 IV.F.10
Creation of Advisory Board for Library Planning 
Approved by College Council   
4/16/98 IV.G
Judicial Council 
Approved by College Council   
5/9/02 IV.G
Revisions to Student Code of Conduct
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.B.1.b
Notification of Faculty being reviewed 
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.1.c
Core Questions, Students and Time-frame
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.2.a
Clarification
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.2.b
Faculty Reviews, Updates to Part A of Personnel File
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.B.3
Field Group requests names of outside reviewers for faculty review
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.B.4
Ad Hoc Committee Duties for reviews
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.a.iii
Written statements from field group members 
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.a.iv
Written statements from 5C faculty and invited faculty
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.a.v
Core Question requirements
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.a.vi
Core Questions interviews and other question, section removed
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.a.vi
New section, course evaluations in faculty reviews
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.b.i
Written statement, suggested faculty
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.b.ii
Student feedback, cross enrollment; section removed
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.b.ii
New Section, statements from current students
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.c
Revision on written statements in reports
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.c
Representation of feedback in reports
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.d
Inclusion of appendices in report responses
Approved by College Council  
5/7/15 V.B.4.e
New language on confidentiality
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.4.e
Exclusion of interview notes
Approved by College Council   
4/24/86 V.B.5
FEC Duties in Faculty Reviews
Approved by College Council  
5/4/09 V.B.5
Time frame of review procedures
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.B.5.d
New section, procedural concerns
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.C.iii 
Letters from outside reviewers to be included in Part C of personnel files
Approved by College Council  
5/4/09 V.F.3.d
Time frame for appeal of APC recommendation for tenured faculty 
Approved by College Council   
5/31/73 V.C
PT Faculty Personnel Procedures for one-person fields 
Approved by College Council   
4/30/88 V.E
Early Consideration for Promotion
Approved by College Council   
5/31/73 V.F
Faculty Promotion for Administrators
Approved by College Council   
5/13/11 V.G.1-3
Appointment Procedures
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.G.1-2 
Tenure-track search procedures
Approved by College Council   
1/18/90 V.G.1
Periodic Review of Tenured Faculty
Approved by College Council   
4/24/86 V.G.2
Periodic Review of Administrators who teach
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.G.3
Non tenure-track searches
Approved by College Council   
2/4/10 V.G-1
Dual Contractual Appointment of Faculty 
Approved by College Council   
5/25/72 V.H
Teaching and Faculty Status
Approved by College Council   
1/18/90 V.I
Special Review Procedures
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.J
Appointment of Distinguished Visiting Professors
Approved by College Council   
5/7/87 V.J.2
Parts of Faculty Personnel Files
Approved by College Council   
11/9/72 V.K
Visiting Professors
Approved by College Council   
3/20/80 V.L 
Post-doctoral Fellows
Approved by FEC  
5/4/09 V.L.5
All completed course evaluations to become part of personnel file of non-tenured faculty
Approved by College Council   
5/13/11 V.M
Affirmative Action Program
Approved by College Council   
4/25/85 V.M
Annual Report by Non-Tenured Faculty 
Approved by College Council   
5/20/79 V.N
Affirmative Action Program
Approved by College Council   
3/3/94 V.N.1
Affirmative Action Program
Approved by College Council   
1/30/97 V.N.5.a
Faculty Diversity/Affirmative Action 
Approved by College Council   
2/20/97 V.N.5.b
Faculty Diversity Fund
Approved by College Council   
3/27/97 V.N.5.c.3
Sabbatical replacement as a way of diversifying faculty 
Approved by College Council   
12/11/86 V.O
Faculty Retirement Policy
Approved by College Council
Revised 1/25/95
 
5/4/09 V.O.1.g
Course release eligibility for faculty presented with extraordinary professional responsibilities
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.O.4
College Committee service guidelines 
Approved by College Council   
5/8/97 V.P
Faculty Grievance Procedures
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.P.1-2
Faculty leave policies
Approved by College Council   
5/7/15 V.P.3.3
Unpaid Leave
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.P.4
“Ticking” of tenure clock during medical leaves
Approved by College Council   
5/25/91 V.Q.2
Faculty Workload Policy/Course Times
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.Q.2.a
Courses to be taught during sabbaticals 
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.Q.3.j
Curriculum Committee replacement of courses lost to sabbaticals
Approved by College Council   
5/2/96 V.R.1
Course Flexibility in Teaching Credit
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.R.2
Scholar-in-Residence guidelines
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.S.3
Faculty to post office hours
Approved by College Council   
5/4/09 V.S.4
Faculty employment outside the college
Approved by College Council   
5/3/01 V.T
FEC exemption
Approved by College Council  
4/13/72 V.U.2
Non-paid leaves
Adopted at Faculty Meeting   
3/25/82 V.U.4
Leave for Professional Exploration
Approved by College Council   
1/30/97 V.V.2.a
Sabbatical Options
Revised and Approved by College Council   
11/1/79 V.V.4.d
Report Summarizing Sabbatical Activities
Approved by College Council   
3/16/89 V.W
Policy on Released Time
Approved by College Council   
3/31/83 V.Z
Student Assistant Reports
Approved at Faculty Meeting   
3/2/99 V.B.B
Jt Science APT Policies and Procedures
Approved by Jt. Science  
5/6/71 VI.A
Independent Study descriptions
Summer independent study limit
Adopted at Faculty Meeting   
1/9/69 VI.C.2
Major requirements
Approved at Faculty Meeting  
5/23/74 VI.D.3
Grade Disputes
Approved at Faculty Meeting   
6/2/71 VI.E
Use of academic paper in more than one course
Approved at Faculty Meeting   
10/9/79 VII.B.4
Personal Liability Insurance
Approved by FEC  
1/30/92 VII.B.5
Domestic Partner Policy
Approved by College Council   
9/00 VII.C
Tuition Reimbursement Program
Revised  
3/13/84 VII.D
Faculty Housing Loan Policy
Board Approved  
3/15/94 VII.E
Computer Loan Policy for Faculty and Staff
Board Revised Policy  
3/5/92 Faculty Personal Computer Loan Policy Approved by College Council   
4/28/88 VIII.A.2
Aids Policy & Procedures
Approved by College Council   
9/20/92 VII.B.6
Drug Free Workplace Policy
Revised   
4/5/01 VIII.D.3
Consensual Relationships
Approved by College Council   
3/7/96 VIII.D.4
Appendix-Sexual Harassment
Approved by College Council  
4/5/01 VIII.D
Sexual Harassment Policy
Revisions approved by College Council   
7/26/16 VIII.D
Sexual Harassment Policy
Revisions approved by FEC  
3/5/92 VIII.E
Sexual Assault Policy
Approved by FEC  
3/24/94 Sexual Assault Policy  Revised  
4/12/92 VIII.F
ROTC Policy
Approved by College Council   
3/1/01 VIII.G
Primary Caretaker Leave Policy
Approved by College Council   
3/23/95 VIII.J
Confidentiality of Documentation & Correspondence 
Approved by College Council   
11/92 Appendix D
Guidelines for Pitzer College Landscape
Approved by FEC and the President  
11/01/01 Appendix D
Ecology Statement
Approved by College Council   
5/2/13 Appendix M
Scientific Research Misconduct Policy
Approved by College Council   
12/8/16 IV.F.8
Committee name changed from “External Studies Committee” to ” Study Abroad and International Programs Committee”
Approved by College Council   
10/4/2018 IV.F.8.1, IV.F.8.2, and IV.F.8.3
Study Abroad and International Programs Committee Amendments to Composition, Functions
Approved by College Council   
3/9/2017 V.A.1, V.A.1.a, V.A.2, & V.A.3
Community Engagement in Faculty Personnel Policies and Procedures
Approved by College Council   
4/17/14 VIII.D
Harassment and Discrimination Policies
Approved by College Council   
7/26/16 VIII.D
Harassment and Discrimination Policies
Revised and Approved by College Council   
7/12/18 VIII.D
Harassment and Discrimination Policies
Revised and Approved by President Oliver  
12/8/16 V.U change from “Intercollegiate Programs in Africana Studies and Chicano Studies APT Procedures” to “Intercollegiate Programs in Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, and Chicano Studies APT Procedures” Approved by College Council   
10/4/18 V.P.3
Primary Caretaker Leave
Approved by College Council   
10/4/18 V.P.4
Faculty Medical/Disability Leaves
Approved by College Council   
5/2/2013 IV.F.1
Academic Planning Committee. Edits to Composition (IV.F.1.1) and Functions (IV.F.1.3)
Approved by College Council  
12/8/16 V.O.2
Course flexibility in Art Studio Courses
Approved by College Council   
06/6/2008 VII.D
Faculty Housing Policy Updated
Approved by Board of Trustees