Bylaws of the Department of Scientific Computing in the College of Arts and Sciences Florida State University

  • Revisions approved on January 13, 2020 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.
  • Revisions approved on December 18, 2018 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.
  • Revisions approved on March 18, 2013 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.
  • Approved on August 26, 2009 by a majority of faculty members of the Department of Scientific Computing by a secret ballot.

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    Table of Contents

    I.	BYLAWS 
      A.	ADHERENCE WITH OTHER GOVERNING DOCUMENTS. 
      B.	BYLAWS REVISION. 
      D.	SUBSTANTIVE CHANGE STATEMENT. 
    II.	MEMBERSHIP AND VOTING RIGHTS 
      A.	FACULTY MEMBERSHIP. 
      B.	DEPARTMENT MEMBERSHIP. 
      C.	FACULTY VOTING RIGHTS. 
      D.	NON-FACULTY VOTING RIGHTS. 
    III.	DEPARTMENT ORGANIZATION AND GOVERNANCE 
      A.	FACULTY MEETINGS. 
        1)	Frequency 
        2)	Faculty Meeting Procedures 
        3)	Elections and Appointments 
      B.	DEPARTMENT CHAIR SELECTION. 
      C.	DEPARTMENT LEADERSHIP AND COMMITTEES 
        1)	Leadership Positions 
        2)	Standing Committees	 
      D.	FACULTY SENATORS. 
      E.	FACULTY RECRUITMENT. 
        1)	Faculty 
        2)	Affiliated Faculty 
      F.	UNIT REORGANIZATION. 
    IV.	CURRICULUM	14
    V.	ANNUAL EVALUATION OF FACULTY ON PERFORMANCE AND MERIT 
      A.	PEER INVOLVEMENT IN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND MERIT EVALUATION. 
        1)	Annual Evaluation Procedures 
      B.	CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF TENURE-TRACK FACULTY. 
        1)	Teaching 
        2)	Scholarship/Research. 
        3)	Service. 
      C.	CRITERIA FOR EVALUATION OF SPECIALIZED FACULTY 
        1)	Teaching. 
        2)	Scholarship/Research. 
        3)	Service. 
    VI.	PROMOTION AND TENURE 
      A.	PROGRESS TOWARD PROMOTION LETTER. 
      B.	THIRD YEAR REVIEW FOR TENURE-TRACK FACULTY. 
      C.	PEER INVOLVEMENT IN EVALUATION OF PROMOTION AND TENURE OF FACULTY.
      D.	CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION AND TENURE OF TENURE-TRACK FACULTY. 
      E.	CRITERIA FOR PROMOTION OF SPECIALIZED FACULTY. 
    
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