Committee on Academic Personnel (CAP)

Committee Description

The Committee on Academic Personnel (CAP) is charged with providing senate consultation on faculty personnel cases and making recommendations to deciding authorities (Chancellor, Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor, and/or divisional Deans) on appointments, promotions, retentions, merit increases, and mid-career appraisals for Senate faculty, as well as similar actions for adjunct faculty and researchers.  CAP reviews academic personnel policies and addresses related issues, such as faculty salaries.  CAP meets weekly.

CAP Meeting Dates 2017-18
CAP Annual Reports
13.10 CAP Charge
Committee Membership


Related Links:

Top 10 Tips for Faculty
CAP's Tips for Department Chairs
CAP's Suggestions to Deans Regarding Letters for Major Actions
CITL Guide to Providing Evidence of Excellence in Teaching
UCOP document on the Pursuit of Collective Excellence in Research
CAP Working Group/Appended Documents/weblinks
Best Practices for Personnel Reviews in Text-Based Disciplines (Humanities Division and Social Sciences Division)
Bylaw 55 Voting Practices (PDF)
Academic Personnel Office
Recusal Policy (PDF)

Analyst Contact

Jaden Silva-Espinoza - Phone: (831) 459-2259 - jadense@ucsc.edu