The administration put forth the appendix shown below at the April 15, 2013 negotiating session.
Reports about the status of this appendix will be found below the appendix itself.
See our CBA Negotiations page for a roster of the AAUP-WSU negotiating team, brief reports about each Monday's negotiation session, and an article-by-article summary table with links to detailed information about each individual article that either the administration or AAUP-WSU proposes to include in the CBA.
Guidelines for Evaluating Leadership
The following lists are illustrative only and
are intended as a guide to determine whether an individual faculty member has
met the requirements for promotion to Senior Lecturer. One item from the major
initiatives list might in itself be sufficient to confirm the individualís
leadership or might only be sufficient if combined with two to four of the
items from the significant leadership contributions list. Similarly, all
items on the lists will not be of equal value. Some factors that might impact
the value are:
impact of the effort expended,
relative prestige (of awards, publications, etc.), or
differing levels of responsibility.
The candidateís combined activity and
achievement must be of high quality, must exceed routinely assigned teaching
and service, and must include demonstrated leadership.
- Major initiatives with substantial and ongoing impact include the following types of
activities or the equivalent:
and sustaining a study abroad experience for students,
substantial internal or external funding or grant monies,
a major university project,
a major campus event involving several units within the university and continuing for
a significant organization or student activity that results in regional and/or national
and editing a professional periodical,
and publishing a text book or ancillary materials adopted by multiple universities;
and publishing a scholarly book, article or discipline specific publication.
leadership contributions should include a variety of
the following types of activities or the equivalent:
a new course;
internships or service learning courses, projects and partnerships;
an Honors project;
moderate internal or external funding or grant monies;
formal and substantial faculty mentoring;
student success through documented initiation of innovative strategies or a
superior commitment to student advising;
a university honor or recognition;
a college or department program;
chairing an active college or university committee;
serving on a college or university committee that is highly active and productive;
a college, campus or community event or a policy or process change within the college;
alumni relations or engaging in fundraising
leadership that draws on professional expertise outside the university
a community honor or recognition;
an office in a professional or community organization;
chairing a major government or community board;
serving on a major government or community board that is highly active and
professional consultation to community groups, government agencies or
a competitively selected scholarly paper or serving as a reviewer in the competitive selection of scholarly work;
editing a professional journal.
Status of Negotiations about the Above Article
August 20, 2013 update
The parties reached tentative agreement on all the appendices, and they initialed the TA'd appendices on August 19, 2013.
April 22, 2013
The administration stated that its proposal above was taken from the faculty handbook. Our team responded that our reaction to Appendices A, B, and C would depend upon the parties' progress in workload discussions.
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