With the direction of Faculty Senate, the Policy Review Committee reviews, drafts, and suggests policy regarding faculty and instruction.

  1. Organization
    1. Membership: The committee will be made of 4-7 members. At least one member must be a Senator. Both divisions of CWI must be represented.
    2. Selection of members: Members will volunteer to serve on the committee. If there are more volunteers than open positions, the existing committee members will elect members from the volunteers, and the elected will be approved by the Faculty Senate President.
    3. Organization/hierarchy: The chair of the committee will be a member of the Faculty Senate. The committee will have a chairperson to call and organize meetings and report to Senate. The Policy Review Committee Chair will coordinate with other parts of the college as needed.
    4. Method of establishing hierarchy: The Committee will nominate and elect a chair if two or more members of the Committee are Faculty Senators and interested in chairing the Committee.
  2. Reporting
    1. Method of reporting to Faculty Senate: The chair will send a brief monthly update to the Faculty Senate President one week prior to each meeting. The update will be added to the Senate minutes. If the committee has business to be discussed by the Senate, the chair will send as a separate request one week prior to the meeting.
    2. Required report content: Monthly reports will contain information on current projects, upcoming issues, and recent decisions.
  3. Operating procedures
    1. Frequency of meetings: The committee will meet monthly or as needed.
    2. Methods of meeting: Meetings will be in person or via video conference.