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6.2.3 Committee for Academic Planning and Development (CAPD) (F, S)

Approved by Academic Council on December 10, 1998, Revised December 16, 2005, Approved by Academic Council on February 9, 2006, Revised and approved by Academic Council and Administration on November 12, 2009

This faculty committee has primary responsibility for the encouragement of the professional development of faculty as teachers and it will serve as an advisory board for the Pacific Center for Teaching and Learning. The committee will work in consultation with the Office of the Provost in carrying out the following responsibilities:

  1. Grant awards for development of teaching.
  2. Participate in the review of the Faculty Development Leave Program in conjunction with other appropriate committees.
  3. Serve in an advisory capacity to the Center for Teaching and Learning.
This committee consists of twelve full time members of the faculty (three from COP - one each from social science, natural science, and humanities), and one each from the eight professional schools of the University and one from the Library nominated and elected by the school or unit they represent. The Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning will serve as an ex-officio non-voting member of the committee. The committee elects its chair annually from the faculty members of the committee.