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Eligibility and Election Procedures

Faculty Affairs Committee

  1. Eligibility to vote: All full-time teaching faculty members, all those who share joint appointment on the faculty, and all librarians; and all regular part-time teaching faculty.
  2. Eligibility to serve: All tenured teaching faculty members. The Faculty Teaching Consultant shall not be eligible for FAC while serving as Consultant nor for a period of three academic years thereafter.
  3. Procedures for election: All those eligible to serve will be asked if they would be willing to serve if elected; those who do not opt out will be listed on a ballot.  Those on sabbatical or leave in the current year are so noted. Each person eligible to vote will then have the opportunity to vote for up to three candidates for the position from the ballot. The person with the most votes is elected directly, without a runoff election. Runoffs are conducted in the event of ties.

Nominating Committee

  1. Eligibility to vote: All full-time faculty members, whether administrative or teaching, all librarians, all full-time coaches, all ‘regular part-time’ faculty members, all persons holding joint appointments; and all temporary part-time faculty members who have taught at least five courses at the college.
  2. Eligibility to serve: All those in category (1) above.
  3. Procedures for election: For administrative positions, all those eligible to serve will be asked if they would be willing to serve if elected; those who do not opt out will be listed on a ballot.  For positions representing specific academic divisions, all those eligible to serve will be listed on the ballot (without first asking willingness to serve). Those who will be on sabbatical or leave or serving on FAC are not listed. Each person eligible to vote will then have the opportunity to vote for up to three candidates for the position from the ballot. The person with the most votes is elected directly, without a runoff election. Runoffs are conducted in the event of ties.
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