Professional Advancement Committee

Resources

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  • Advancement Process Brochure
  • Professional Advancement Application Flowchart

Professional Advancement Committee

 

The Professional Advancement Committee:

  • Is a standing committee of the Faculty Senate
  • Reviews all applications for grade advancement on the academic salary schedule
  • Applies the Professional Advancement Program as outlined in the NSHE Board of Regent's Handbook and the Procedures and Guidelines Manual
    • NSHE Board of Regents Handbook Title 4, Chapter 3, Section 38
    • NSHE Board of Regents Procedures and Guidelines Manual, Chapter 3, Section 3

 

The Professional Advancement Program:

  • Is the mechanism by which an academic faculty member can advance to a higher level of compensation
    • faculty holding a .50 FTE or above who are on the academic faculty salary schedule and are tenure track and tenured
  • Advancement can occur following completion of
    • an advanced degree program
    • graduate level coursework
    • occupationally related coursework
    • combination

Important Dates:

  • Occupationally related course work must be submitted within one year of the date of completion
  • Completion of a degree or course work occurring in June, July, or early August may render the faculty member eligible for salary advancement on July 1--the applicant must notify the committee no later than April 15 to allow the advancement to be finalized by Human Resources in time for the new contract--contact HR for their final deadline to submit official transcripts after degree completion
  • Submit your application prior to beginning a degree program or credit courses. Occupationally related coursework may be submitted after (but no more than one year after)
  • See Advancement Process Brochure above for more details or contact Professional Advancement Committee Chair below

Committee Meeting Minutes available on request -- contact Chair below

For information about Faculty Senate and its committees, visit the CSN Faculty Senate web page.

 

Professional Advancement Committee Members List
Committee Members
Member School Term
Susan Gregg - Chair Library 2018-2020
Stephanie Espinoza Villamor Library 2018-2020
Jann Carson Administrative Faculty 2017-2019
Asha Chavoya Science & Mathematics 2018-2020
Shawn Claxton Counseling 2018-2020
Iris Melendez HR Ex-Officio  
Owen Pillion Arts & Letters 2017-2019
Maria Schellhase BHPS 2017-2019
Sherry Herrington BHPS 2018-2020
Jo Ann Pelaez-Fisher SHS 2017-2019
Minnie Schlesinger Counseling

2018-2020