Reassigned Time Process

This proposal to revise the Reassigned Time Process is informed by our Participatory Governance Guidelines and our Instructional Planning Council Bylaws. The goal is to ensure that decision-making procedures are as collaborative, fair, timely, and transparent as possible. The principles and processes are outlined below. 

reassigned time application timeline

New Applications for Reassigned Time

  1. NEW Reassigned Time Proposals originate with a faculty request (annual plans, program review), Academic Senate or another planning council.  

  2. Applications for Requests for Faculty Reassignment will be made available on the Instructional Planning Council (IPC) webpage by the third week of October. 

  3. Faculty must submit their final applications to their Deans no later than Friday, November 15th.

  4. Deans must review, sign, and submit final applications to IPC via the Office of Instruction by Friday, November 22nd.

  5. IPC will review the Requests for Faculty Reassignment and provide feedback to the VPI by Friday, December 6th

  6. Informed by the feedback provided by IPC, the VPI will announce which proposals for reassignment have been approved and denied by Friday, December 13th.

  7. The VPI will report their decision to IPC and will send results to PBC.  

  8. For Instructional Program Coordinators, the program will recommend a faculty member to serve to their Dean. The Dean will forward the faculty member to the VPI who will make the final decision.

  9. For College-wide Initiatives, will follow the Participatory Governance Manual process for selection for faculty coordinators via Academic Senate. 

  10.  Faculty reassignments will be determined by Friday, February 14th.

Renewal Application for Reassigned Time

  1. The Office of Instruction identifies and informs the Deans of the Reassigned Time positions that have terms ending at the end of the respective academic year and are up for renewal (e.g., Position terms that end in the 2018-2019 academic year are renewed during Fall 2018); this must be completed no later than the second week of October. Deans must inform the serving faculty by no later than the third week of October.

  2. To renew a position, faculty must complete a RENEWAL Application to share what they have done and to discuss if the position should be continued. 

  3. Applications for request to RENEW Faculty Reassignment will be made available on the Instructional Planning Council (IPC) webpage by the second week of October. 

  4. Faculty must submit a renewal application to their Deans no later than Friday, November 15th.

  5. Deans must review, sign, and submit final applications to IPC via the Office of Instruction by Friday, November 22nd.

  6. IPC will review the renewal requests for Faculty Reassignment and provide feedback to the VPI by Friday, December 6th

  7. Informed by the feedback provided by IPC, the VPI will announce which proposals for renewal have been approved and denied by Friday, December 13th.

  8. The VPI will report their decision to IPC and will send results to PBC.  

  9. For Instructional Program Coordinators, the program will recommend a faculty member to serve to their Dean. The Dean will forward the faculty member to the VPI who will make the final decision.

  10. For College-wide Initiatives, will follow the Participatory Governance Manual process for selection for faculty coordinators via Academic Senate.All faculty reassignments will be determined by Friday, February 14th.