Council on Academic Personnel (CAP)

Council Chair: Georg Striedter
Council Analyst: Lynn Harris


  1. Confer with and make recommendations to the Chancellor and Provost on appointments, advancements, promotions, and other personnel matters.
  2. Maintains liaison with the University Committee on Academic Personnel through its UCAP representative.
  3. Represent the Council at other Administrative and Senate meetings.


The Council on Academic Personnel shall consist of thirteen elected Division members serving three-year terms. One member shall be elected from each of the following: The Claire Trevor School of the Arts, the School of Biological Sciences, the Henry Samueli School of Engineering, the Paul Merage School of Business, the School of Humanities, the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, the School of Law, the School of Physical Sciences, the School of Social Ecology, and the School of Social Sciences. Two members shall be elected from the School of Medicine, representing respectively the clinical departments and the basic science departments; to maintain continuity, their terms shall not expire in the same year. To allow all ladder rank faculty the opportunity to serve on CAP, one at-large member (not to be included in a cluster in the following section b.) shall be elected from the smaller, stand-alone programs and departments (Education, Nursing Science, Pharmaceutical Science, and Public Health).

Candidates for each of the thirteen seats shall be elected by the members of the Division as a whole to represent the Division at large.

No Dean or Department Chair shall serve on the Council. In addition, no Associate Dean or other administrative officer whose duties include participation in the academic personnel review process shall serve on the Council.

Subcommittees: None

Policies and Procedures:

Irvine Bylaw 48