Standing Charge: This Committee shall have primary responsibility for matters directly concerning faculty, staff, and other personnel, with the exception of matters included under the collective bargaining agreements. When deemed necessary, a task force or ad hoc subcommittee may be formed to deal specifically with a given issue. General responsibilities of the Faculty and Personnel Affairs Committee shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
- To survey the general policies of the University with respect to the rank and standing of all faculty personnel.
- To review all procedures and regulations by which faculty appointments, promotions and tenure are governed.
- To address issues related to workplace climate, personnel workload, career development and opportunities for professional advancement, and working conditions for all employees in the University.
- To provide feedback to the central administration on university policies and practices that affect staff and faculty.
- To advise administrative officers and others, through the Senate, on questions relating to actual, possible or alleged discrimination as they affect the faculty or other personnel of Rutgers, or Rutgers’ responsibility to the public.
- To study the relations of faculty members and other personnel to administrative officers and the manner in which administrative requirements affect university employees.
[Note: The Vice President for Faculty and Staff Resources shall be asked to serve as an ex officio member of this committee.]