XXIV. All College Promotion Committee

A. Purpose. The All College Promotion Committee (“CPC”) will be convened in order to participate in the procedures outlined in Section XIX (Granting the Rank of Professor to Faculty with Tenured Appointments). CPC members should review Section II (General Principles) prior to participating.

B. Composition and Term. The All College Promotion Committee (“CPC”) will be composed of nine faculty members holding Tenured Appointments with the rank of Professor. No two members of the ACT Committee will be from the same Department. Members of the CPC will serve for terms of two years beginning on May 31 in the year in which they are selected. A member of the CPC may serve for no more than two consecutive terms; there will be no limitation upon the total number of terms a member of the CPC may serve.

C. Selection of Members. Six members of the CPC will be elected by vote of faculty members holding Tenured Appointments with the rank of Professor in an election conducted by the Senate. One member of the CPC will be the Chair of a Department elected by the Chairs’ Council. Two members of the CPC will be appointed by the Provost.

D. Deliberations. No member of the CPC will participate in the evaluation of an applicant for promotion to Professor pursuant to Section XIX (Granting the Rank of Professor to Faculty with Tenured Appointments) if that applicant or faculty member is, has been or will be in the same Department as the CPC member or the CPC member has served.

E. Officers. At the end of each academic year, the members of the CPC will select a Chair and a Recorder from among themselves to serve for the next academic year.