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Faculty Affairs Committee (FAC)

FAC Agendas and Minutes 23/24 (Accessible to Campus Community - login required)
FAC - Teams Member Log-In
SharePoint  Log-In for Committee Members
FAC Policies
FAC Referrals 23/24 (Accessible to Campus Community - login required)

  • Meetings are held:  Mondays
  • Time:  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Location:  Virtual Meetings
  • Meeting Dates:
    Fall 2023: September 11, 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; November 6, 13, & 27; December 4  
    Spring 2024: January 29; February 5, 12, 19, & 26; March 4, 11 & 25; April 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 
Voting Member List
Qi Sun CoBA 23-25
Bulaporn Natipagon CEHHS 23-25
Karen Glover CHABSS 23-25
Mallory Rice CSTEM 23-24 (2nd year of 2-year term)
Sinem Siyahhan Faculty At-large 22-24, Chair 23-24
Yongjie Zheng Faculty At-large 23-24 (2nd year of 2-year term)
Katie Robinson Faculty At-large 23-25
Christina Simokat Lecturer Representative 22-24
Carmen Mitchell Library 23-25
Non-Voting Member List
Michelle Hunt AVP,  Faculty Affairs
Michael Henderson/Talitha Matlin CFA Representatives

Committee Charge:  The Faculty Affairs Committee addresses issues that affect faculty members and their ability to carry out their professional responsibilities. FAC has general oversight of personnel policies and procedures including those of compensation, retention, tenure, and promotion. The committee recommends changes in the Faculty Handbook and reviews and recommend the annual calendar of dates for retention, tenure, and promotion. The Faculty Affairs Committee recommends procedures and policies for equal opportunity, retirement, leaves of absence, and sabbatical or special leaves. The Faculty Affairs Committee proposes policy regarding faculty development in the areas of teaching, research/creative activity, and service. Furthermore, the committee makes recommendations to the office of the Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs concerning all of these issues. The committee shall propose policy and provide procedures for resolution of faculty disciplinary issues and issues of academic freedom and workload. The committee shall work in consultation with CSUSM-CFA, the university administration, and other appropriate bodies. In pursuit of these duties, the committee may create ad hoc subcommittees.