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Faculty Affairs Committee (FAC)

FAC Agendas and Minutes 22/23 (Accessible to Campus Community)
FAC - Teams Member Log-In
SharePoint  Log-In for Committee Members
FAC Policies
FAC Referrals 22/23 (Accessible to Campus Community)

  • Meetings are held:  Mondays
  • Time:  1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
  • Location:  Virtual Meetings
  • Meeting Dates:
    Fall 2022 - September 12, 19, 26; October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; November 7, 14, 28; December 5
    Spring 2023 - January 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 6, 13, 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1
Voting Member List
VOTING MEMBERS 22/23 SEAT (Representing)
Sean Visintainer Library 21-23
Bulaporn Natipagon CEHHS 21-23
Staci Beavers Faculty At-large 22/23; FAC Chair 22/23
Qi Sun CoBA 21-23
Sinem Siyahhan Faculty At-large 22-24
Ruoxi Li Faculty At-large 22/23
Christina Simokat Lecturer 22-24
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.