Retention Elections

Administrative Rule
Council: President
Board Policy Reference: A, Basic District Foundations
Effective date: 04/03/02

If a full-time faculty member has been appointed by a Dean as an Instructional Department Chair, the appointment shall be subject to a retention election one year after the initial appointment.  Such appointments shall be for two-year terms.  If the full-time faculty member so appointed does not receive a 50% margin of support from those voting in the retention election, the leadership position shall be considered vacant with a requirement that a new faculty member be appointed.  Each such appointed supervisor shall also be evaluated annually by the appointing Dean.

All departmental full-time faculty and adjunct faculty eligible to serve under AR 2.0703.03 may vote in any election involving supervising leadership over an instructional department.

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