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Associations, Cabinets, Councils and Committees
01:06:00 Associations, Cabinets, Councils and Committees
  1. Introductiion
    1. An Association is an organization that represents all employees of a particular classification category or interest group. Membership is automatic for those who fit the category. A Cabinet/Council is a group elected or appointed to serve in an advisory, administrative, or governing capacity.
  2. The following comprise current associations and councils:
    1. African-American Faculty and Staff Association
    2. Executive Staff
    3. Faculty Council
    4. Faculty Senate
    5. President's Cabinet
    6. Professional Staff Association
    7. Support Staff Association
    8. Vice President for Academic Affairs' Council
    9. Vice President for Academic Affairs' Dean's Council
    10. List of Current Associations, Cabinets/Councils, and Committees Associations and Cabinets/Councils
    11. Standing Committees
    12. Academic Affairs
    13. Human Resources
    14. Institutional Advancement
    15. Student Services
    16. Task Force
    17. Advisory Committees and Boards
      1. Council or association recommendations should go to the President unless otherwise stated in the by-laws for the organization.
      2. The following are the purpose and membership statements of each association or council:
  3. African-American Faculty and Staff Association
    1. Purpose: To provide a forum for the determination and expression of the consensus of its members in situations of interest that directly affect African-American Faculty/Staff and students at Chattanooga State.
    2. Membership: Consists of regular full-time or part-time employees of Chattanooga State Community College.
  4. Executive Staff
    1. Purpose: To recommend to the President direction for the College; make decisions related to learning community development, the enhancement of teaching, learning, and student advancement, and the effective use of human, financial and physical resources. Disseminate pertinent information from the constituent groups and from the administration.
    2. Membership: Senior administrators of the College and the presidents of the constituent groups on campus: Student Government; Faculty Senate; Clerical Support; Professional Staff; African-American Association; Women's Issues Council; Dean's Council.
  5. Faculty Council
    1. Purpose: To serve as the governing body of the Faculty Senate.
    2. Membership: Consists of the principal officers of the Faculty Senate, the representatives appointed by each academic or vocational division, and the immediate past President.
  6. Faculty Senate
    1. Purpose: To provide a forum for the building and expression of the consensus of its members in situations of interest and/or concern to the faculty. The Faculty Senate shall take an active, meaningful role in the shared governance of the College, generating proposals as well as reacting to initiatives from other parts of the campus community. It shall report directly to the College President.
    2. Membership: Consists of all full-time personnel including Department Heads and Laboratory Technicians whose major responsibility is teaching, advising, and evaluating students in classrooms, laboratories, and individual conferences.
  7. President's Cabinet
    1. Purpose: To formulate plans and policies which will effectively guide the institution; determine courses of action which will ensure institutional stability, equity and the efficient and effective use of resources; share information on significant institutional challenges and opportunities.
    2. Membership: Consists of the four vice-presidents; the Human Resources Director; the Associate Vice-President for Media Services, Government Affairs, Fund Development, & Public Relations; Assistant to President for School Relations; and the President.
  8. Professional Staff Association
    1. Purpose: To provide a forum for the determination and expression of the consensus of its members in situations of interest and/or concern to the Association.
    2. Membership: Consists of all regular full-time and part-time personnel who fall within the Professional/Non-Faculty category. The two standing committees of this Association are: (1) Personnel Policies and Professional Development Committee; and (2) Professional Development/Social Activities Committee.
  9. Support Staff Association
    1. Purpose: To provide a forum for the determination and expression of the consensus of its members in situations of interest and/or concern to the support staff.
    2. Membership: Consists of all regular full-time and part-time support personnel.
  10. Vice President for Academic Affairs' Council
    1. Purpose: To address issues and concerns relative to academic integrity, academic programs, instructional methods, staffing needs, facilities use, the assurance of high-quality performance, the sustenance of a learning-centered community, and the commitment to institutional effectiveness.
    2. Membership: Deans, Department Heads and representatives of other areas that interact with Academic Affairs.
  11. Vice President for Academic Affairs' Dean's Council
    1. Purpose: To address issues and concerns relative to effective administration in the academic affairs areas.
    2. Membership: Deans of each academic and instructional unit of the college.
  12. List of Current Associations, Cabinets/Councils, and Committees Associations and Cabinets/Councils:
    1. An Association is an organization representing all employees of a particular classification category or interest group. Membership is automatic for those who fit the category. Examples are Professional Staff Association and African-American Faculty/Staff Association. A Cabinet/Council is a group elected or appointed to serve in an advisory, administrative, or governing capacity.
      1. African-American Faculty and Staff Association
      2. Executive Staff
      3. Faculty Council
      4. Faculty Senate
      5. President's Cabinet
      6. Professional Staff Association
      7. Support Staff Association
      8. Vice President of Academic Affairs' Council
      9. Vice President of Academic Affairs' Dean's Council
      10. Women's Issues Council
  13. STANDING COMMITTEES:
    1. Standing Committees are committees that are established to meet specific, ongoing needs of the College. There are three kinds of standing committee:
    2. Faculty Senate (Organized by Faculty Senate President):
    3. The Faculty Senate deals with issues that have a direct or significant effect on the teaching/learning process.
      1. Academic and Scholastic Standards
      2. Adjunct Committee
      3. Advising Committee
      4. Advisory Committee on Patents and Copyrights
      5. Chattanooga State Fellows Committee
      6. Curriculum Committee
      7. Faculty Appeals Committee
      8. Honor Garden Committee
      9. Professional Development Committee
      10. Reasonable Academic Accommodations Committee
      11. Scholarships Committee
      12. Student Appeals Committee
      13. Tenure and Promotion Committee
      14. College-Wide Committees (Committees organized by campus administrator):
      15. College-Wide Committees deal with support and administrative issues not directly involved in the teaching/learning process.
      16. Arts and Social Issues Committee
      17. Campus Diversity Committee
      18. Commencement Committee
      19. Institutional Effectiveness Oversight Committee
      20. Library Membership and Subscription Committee
      21. Strategic Planning Committee
      22. Sustainability Committee
      23. Technology Advisory Committee
      24. Wellness Committee
    4. Administrative Committees (Committees organized by units of the College):
    5. Administrative Committees are organized by specific units of the College to make recommendations concerning procedures performed by those specific units. (Does not include intra-department committees, such as the Allied Health Applicant Review Committee.)
  14. Academic Affairs:
    1. Calendar Committee
    2. Cultural Art Development Committee
    3. Publications and Subscriptions Committee
  15. Human Resources:
    1. ADA & Reasonable Accommodations Committee
    2. Desegregation Committee
    3. Grievance Committee
  16. Institutional Advancement
    1. Enrollment Management Committee
    2. Retention Committee
  17. Student Services
    1. Co-Curricular Committee
    2. Disciplinary Appeals Committee
    3. Financial Aid Appeals Committee
    4. Registration Committee
    5. Student Government Association Liaison Committee
  18. TASK FORCE
    1. A Task Force is a group convened by the President to accomplish a specific task.
  19. ADVISORY COMMITTEES AND BOARDS
    1. Board of Associates
    2. Foundation Board
    3. Program Advisory Committees, such as the Allied Health Application Review Committee

Approved: Executive Staff, 05/20/09
Approved: President's Cabinet, 05/20/09
Approved: President, 05/20/09
Reviewed and Revised by: Department, 04/10/09