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  • 1. Patrick Tompkins (JTCC)Vickie Taylor (DCC)Stacey Effrig (BRCC)Toni Pepin (VWCC) CFAC: WE HAVE THE CHANCELLOR’S EAR New Horizons Conference, 2013
  • 2. Session ObjectivesDefine and explain Respond and discuss •What CFAC is •Questions •Who CFAC is •Topics of concern •What CFAC does •Topics of interest •Why CFAC matters •Bright ideas Get Involved and Stay Involved
  • 3. What CFAC Is2.4.3 Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory CommitteeThe Chancellor’s Faculty Advisory Committeeserves in an advisory capacity to the Chancellorof the VCCS on System-wide issues. TheCommittee shall meet at the call of theChancellor to deliberate and makerecommendations on items in a formal agendaset by the Chancellor.
  • 4. Who CFAC Is• One representative from each of 23 colleges• Almost always full-time faculty• Representatives (s)elected in a variety of ways (ex officio, elected post, etc.)• Terms of service vary; two-year terms recommended
  • 5. Who CFAC IsBRCC * Stacy Effrig PHCC * Terry YoungCVCC * Peter Dorman PDCCC * Alicia HowellDSLCC * Phil McManus PVCC * Kristine SwansonDCC * Vickie Holland Taylor RCC * Ruth GreeneESCC * Paul Weitzel SVCC * Stephen WalkerGCC * Frances Lea SWVCC * Brian WrightJSRCC * Skip Bottom TNCC * Gary EcklesJTCC * Patrick Tompkins TCC * Gary NoahLFCC * Jen Schaefer VHCC * Susan FlemingMECC * Alice Harrington VWCC * Toni PepinNRCC * Brian Clark WCC * Elaine SmithNVCC * Charles Errico
  • 6. Who CFAC Is• Executive Committee Chair: Patrick Tompkins (JTCC) Vice Chair: Vickie Taylor (DCC) Secretary: Stacey Effrig (BRCC) Coordinator: Toni Pepin (VWCC)
  • 7. How CFAC operatesMember Responsibilities1. Attend fall and spring meetings at the System Office2. Solicit questions, concerns, comments, and ideas from faculty at their colleges each semester3. Report out to faculty senate / association about CFAC meeting4. Distribute CFAC minutes (also on VCCS website)5. Distribute CFAC surveys6. Participate in conference calls7. Resource for faculty: referrals for questions / assistance
  • 8. How CFAC operatesSystem-wide Service: Faculty Representative to…1. ASAC (VPs) and CODD (Deans)2. Tech Council3. Ad hoc Task Forces, Committees, and Work Groups4. Presidential search committees5. Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship / Professorship review committee
  • 9. Why CFAC Matters: Two-way Communication• Direct line to the Chancellor, cabinet, and staff• 30,000 feet view• Updates on system-wide initiatives, plans, policies• Resolution of technical issues• Faculty perspective to System Office, VPs, and deans• Cross-college information sharing
  • 10. What CFAC Is Up To• Reorganization • Procedures • Committees • Extended terms for executive committee • Better service to faculty at our colleges• Repositioning • From supplicant to partner • From complaints to ideas • From passive to active
  • 11. What CFAC Has Done Lately• Participated in • Faculty Evaluation revision and implementation • VCCS-29 revision • College readiness policy revision • New Faculty Roles development • Summer pay survey • Professional development survey• Affected VCCS communications and processes• Issued statements of support and/or concern
  • 12. What You Can Do• Expect excellence from your CFAC representative• Join CFAC• Participate in surveys• Read CFAC minutes• Respond to calls for questions, concerns, and ideas• Focus on faculty’s role in achieving the goal
  • 13. What You Are Thinking• Questions• Topics of Concern• Topics of Interest• Bright Ideas