Faculty Handbook 2020-21 
    
    Nov 29, 2020  
Faculty Handbook 2020-21

TABLE OF CONTENTS


I. AMENDED BYLAWS OF PITZER COLLEGE 

II.  BYLAWS OF FACULTY, STAFF AND STUDENT GOVERNANCE BYLAWS OF STAFF COUNCIL

III. SUMMARY OF ACTION, FACULTY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

IV. GOVERNANCE

A.  Dean of Faculty
B.  Field Group Organization
C.  Policy for Comprehensive Reviews of Field Groups
D.  Faculty Meeting
E.  College Council
F.  Charges to Selected Committees

F.1.    Academic Planning Committee (APC)
F.2.    Academic Standards Committee
F.3.    Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee
F.4.    Budgetary Implementation Committee (BIC)
F.5.    Campus Life Committee
F.6.    Curriculum Committee
F.7.    Diversity Committee
F.8.    Study Abroad and International Programs Committee
F.9.    Faculty Executive Committee (FEC)
F.10.  Advisory Board for Library Planning
F. 11. Campus Aesthetics Committee

F.12  Sustainability Committee

G.  Duties of Selected Ad Hoc Committee
H.  Administration of Committees

 

V.  FACULTY PERSONNEL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

A.  Criteria for Contract Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure
B.  Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (APT) Committee of the Faculty Operating Procedures for Contract Renewal, Promotion, and Tenure Consideration
C. Personnel Procedures for Part-Time Faculty
D. Early Consideration for Promotion
E. Contract Renewal and Promotion for Continuing Faculty Who are Administrators
F.  Periodic Review of Tenured Faculty and of Administrators Who Teach
G. Appointment Procedures

           G1. Dual Contractual Appointments

H.  Grievance and Special Review Procedures
I.    Personnel Files in the Office of the Dean of Faculty
J.   Distinguished Visiting Professors
K.  Post-Doctoral Research Fellows
L.   Annual Report by Non-Tenured Faculty Members
M.  Affirmative Action Program
N.  Faculty Retirement Policy and Amendment
O.  Faculty Workload Policies
P.   Leaves
Q.  Faculty Sabbatical Policy
R.  Released Time Policies
S.  Availability
T.   Student Assistants
U.  Intercollegiate Programs in Africana Studies, Asian American Studies, and Chicano Studies APT Procedures
V.   Joint Science APT Policies and Procedures
VI.  Academic Policies and Procedures 


   A.  Independent Study and Internships
   ​B.  External Studies
   C.  Changes in Graduation or Major Requirements
   D.  Policy on Grade Dispute
   E.  Academic Dishonesty
   F.   Academic Advising
   G.  New Student Advising
   H.  Post-College Advising

VII. SALARIES AND BENEFITS

   A.  Paychecks
   B.  Insurance
   C.  Tuition Reimbursement Program
   D.  Faculty Housing Loan Policy
   E.  Faculty Personal Computer Loan Policy

VIII. NON-DISCRIMINATION AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY POLICIES

   A.  AIDS Policy and Procedures
   B.  Drug-Free W workplace Policy
   C.  Student Drug and Alcohol Policy
   D.  Discrimination and Harassment Policies and Procedures
   E.  Sexual Assault Policy
   F.   ROTC Policy
   G.  Family Care Leave Policy
   H.  Faculty Medical/Disability Leaves
    I.   Library Privileges for Domestic Partners/Spouses
   J.   TRIP Reduction Incentive Plan (TRiP)
   K.   Confidentiality of Documents and Correspondence

IX.  SERVICES AND FACILITIES

   A.  Telephone
   B.  Mail
   C.  Duplicating Service
   D.  Instructional Supplies and Equipment
   E.  Audio-Visual/Instructional Technology
   F.  Media Studies Facilities
   G.  Psychology Laboratory
   H.  Jean M. Pitzer Archeology Laboratory
    I.   Ruth and Lee Munroe Laboratory for Cross-Cultural Research
    J.  Fletcher Jones Language and Culture Laboratory
   K.  Computer Facilities
   L.   Office of Foundation and Corporate Relations
   M.  Meeting Rooms
   N.  The Libraries of the Claremont Colleges
   O.  Marquis Library and Reading Room
   P.   Bookstores
   Q.  Campus Security
   R.  Monsour Counseling and Psychological Services
   S.  Dining Hall
   T.   Grove House
   U.  Faculty/Staff Lounge
   V.   Administrative Support Assistance
   W.  Student Assistance to Faculty Members
   X.  Office of Communications
   Y.  Director of Human Resources
   Z.  Staff Holidays

X.  APPENDICES

  A.  Restated Articles of Incorporation
  B.  Academic Freedom & Tenure, 1940 Statement of Principles
  C.  Faculty Review Core Questions
  D.  Guidelines for Pitzer College Landscape/Statement of Environmental Policy and Principles
  E.  Office of Foundation & Corporate Relations Grant Guidelines
  F.   Pitzer College Faculty Year-End Report
  G.  Planned Early Retirement Plan for Faculty (Regular or Phased) with Amendment
  H.  Student Appointments Committee
  I.   Student Senate
  J.  Judicial Code- Pitzer College Code of Student Conduct
  K. 12-Month Pay Policy Statement
  L.  Guidelines for the Structure and Format of the Self-Study Report
  M. Scientific Research Misconduct Policy