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Faculty Senate Reports and Whitepapers

Shared Governance Ad Hoc Team Report - approved April 11, 2014

FGCU Faculty Review of the Approved Board of Governor's Performance Funding Model - approved March 14, 2014

Faculty Senate Annual Report 2012-13 [.pdf]

Faculty Affairs Team Response to Student and Success and Retention - approved April 12, 2013

Senate Panel on University Growth and Academic Quality Approved Report, March 15, 2013

Nine Flawed Assumptions of Higher Education, Executive Summary of 'Nine Flawed Assumptions' (approved by Faculty Senate, January 2012)

Faculty Senate Annual Report 2011-12

Faculty Senate Strategic Directives and Reports 2007-2010 [.pdf] 

Faculty Governance and Shared Governance

Advisory Council of Faculty Senates

Elections Schedule for Faculty Senate Teams- updated 2/10/2012

FGCU Planning and Budget Council

PBC and Faculty Governance Relationships, 3-16-12[ppt.]

Statement of Reaffirmation of Shared Governance at FGCU, October 18,2012 [.pdf]

University Governance Structure Chart - August 10, 2012[.ppt]


Definitions, Guidelines and Policies

2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement (Located on the Provost's Web site)

Emeritus- approved November 5, 2008 [.pdf - 35kb]

FGCU Environmental Sustainability Definition by ESC - approved 10-27-11

Faculty Professional Development Document (FPED) - effective as of Spring 2009

Faculty Professional Development Fund Grant Guidelines 2013-14

Faculty Senate Bylaws - updated April 2013 [.pdf - 200kb]

General Graduate Acdemic Policies[.pdf - 102 kb]

Graduate Faculty Appointment and Review Policy - [.pdf - 38kb]

Honorary Degrees: Criteria and Selection Procedures - under revision, see new policy

Professional Development Leave Guidelines - approved August 6, 2012

Sabbatical Guidelines - approved August 6, 2012

Syllabus Guidelines - updated 1/13/2014; Approved & effective 4/30/09[.pdf - 99kb]


FGCU Resources

Assessment at FGCU

Faculty Handbook   


Higher Education News

Board of Governors news clips

Textbook Affordability Statute - October 8, 2012

Florida General Education Reform Steering Committee Website

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