The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) reviews recommendations relating to the origination, modification or deletion of policies of the College of Medicine.

Responsibilities

  • Reviewing the dean's annual plan for the college.
  • Periodically evaluating the governance mechanisms of the college and rendering periodic reports to the dean on the effectiveness of these processes.
  • Drafting of appropriate changes in the bylaws for approval by the academic council.
  • Forwarding to the dean proposed agenda items for meetings of the general faculty.
  • Serving as a forum for the arbitration of faculty disputes relating to personnel management.
  • Carrying out such tasks as may be assigned to the committee by the College Academic Council and HSC Faculty Senate.
  • Distribute the agendas and minutes of Academic Council meetings to the individual departments.

Members of the FAC shall also serve as members of the Faculty Grievance Committee (FGC) for the College of Medicine.

Meeting Schedule

The Faculty Advisory Committee (FAC) typically meets on the first Thursday of the month, noon to 1 p.m. These are not public meetings.

General Contacts

Chair

Kathleen A. Jones, MD (2016-17)
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Vice Chair

Robert O. Carpenter, MD (2016-17)
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery