To date, multiple campus faculty governance bodies have considered the addition of a third level to the lecturer rank, to parallel the tenure-stream and clinical professorial ranks. The campuses considering the issue have strongly favored the change, but there remains vigorous disagreement on the title and perhaps on the assignment of current faculty on the new scale. Available faculty ranks, and their requirements in broad
The task force is charged to recommend to the full UFC (1) Whether or not to create a third lecturer rank, and if so (2Z) the titles of the new series of lecturer ranks and (3) the placement of existing faculty into the new series.
The task force should engage academic administrators as needed to consider implementation issues and other potential consequences of changes in the lecturer ranks. The task force should make every effort to conclude its work in time for the spring 2019 UFC meeting.