Faculty Development Committee (FDC)

Function: To advise the Dean of the Faculty on faculty development policies; to initiate ideas for faculty growth and improvement, including programs to support both scholarly and professional activity and the improvement of teaching; to allocate such research funds as the Dean of the Faculty shall designate for committee decision; to represent the Faculty on the award of pre-tenure paid research and sabbatical leaves and to make recommendations on such leaves to the Dean of the Faculty; to select the annual Edwin Moseley Faculty Research Lecturer and the recipient of The Ralph A. Ciancio Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Membership: Four faculty members with tenure, one each from the areas of the humanities, the natural sciences, the pre-professional programs, and the social sciences, each member to be elected for a three-year term; a representative of the Office of the Dean of the Faculty, non-voting.

2014 Alice Dean, Mathematics & Computer Science
(Natural Science), Chair Fall '13 Only
2014 Flagg Taylor, Government (Social Science)
Jim Kennelly, Management & Business (Pre-Professional)
(LV F '13), Chair Spring 2014 Only

Luciane Beduschi, Music (replacement for Kennelly), F '13
2016 Shirley Smith, Foreign Languages and Literatures (Humanities)

Paty Rubio, Associate Dean of Faculty for Personnel, Development, and Diversity (non-voting)

William Tomlinson, Sponsored Research Officer (invited guest)

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