Information on the Promotion, Tenure, Retention Appeal Committee (PTRAC)
The Promotion, Tenure, Retention Appeal Committee (PTRAC) was created by an Oregon Administrative Rule in 1988-89. The purpose of this committee is to hear appeals on decisions to deny promotion and/or tenure or the failure to renew an appointment. It is a three member faculty committee with an alternate. 1 Member from CAS, 1 member from professional schools and colleges, 1 at large member and 1 alternate.
ELIGIBILITY: Members of this committee must be tenured Officers of Instruction and must have served on the Faculty Personnel Committee (FPC). Individuals who were involved in a review of a case while a member of the FPC are not eligible to serve on PTRAC if it is reviewing that case on appeal. No person may serve successive three year terms. Prior members of the FPC are not eligible to serve while they are deans or department heads. No two persons from the same department may serve on PTRAC at the same time. Term of office is three years, June 16, 2003 - June 15, 2006.
The Committee on Committees and secretary, with help from the senate, will fill out the ballot if an insufficient number of nominees is received by the secretary. The secretary is instructed by faculty legislation to remove from nomination persons who do not qualify under the rules established by the faculty.
Membership in recent years:
- Term expiring in June 2000: Richard Koch, alternate Charlie Wright
- Term expiring in June 2001: Paul Goldman
- Terms expiring in June 2003: Jean Stockard (AAA), Dick Trombley (Music)
- Term expiring in June 2004: Peter Gilkey (Mathematics) - at large
- Term expiring in June 2005: Bruce Branchaud (Chemistry) - CAS
1 position open from professional school or college
1 alternate position open from CAS or professional school or college (but not Mathematics or Chemistry)
Nominees must have served previously on the Faculty Personnel Committee.
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