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Liaison Dan Wakelee
Submission Date June 30, 2011
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California State University, Channel Islands
ER-19: Interdisciplinary Research in Tenure and Promotion

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Renny Christopher
Associate Provost
Academic Affairs
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Does the institution's treatment of interdisciplinary research meet the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

A brief description or a copy of the institution’s policy regarding interdisciplinary research:

-From Senate Policy 08-12 on Retention, Tenure and Promotion: A. RETENTION, TENURE, PROMOTION AND THE UNIVERSITY’S MISSION
California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) is committed to providing high quality, student-centered instructional programs to all constituencies. Excellent faculty members, dedicated to continued intellectual and professional growth, are essential to fulfilling our commitment. All elements and standards of faculty performance evaluation recognize and reflect the University’s Mission, including:
o 1. Placing students at the center of the educational experience;
o 2. Providing undergraduate and graduate education that facilitates learning within and across disciplines through integrative approaches;
o 3. Emphasizing experiential and service learning;
o 4. And graduating students with multicultural and international perspectives.
-D. RESEARCH, SCHOLARSHIP, AND CREATIVE ACTIVITIES
The University values and supports the development of a range of research, scholarship and creative activities, including the following kinds of scholarship:
o 1. A scholarship of discovery - pursuing knowledge, covering all aspects of research and disciplinary discovery;
o 2. A scholarship of integration - bringing knowledge and discovery into larger patterns and contexts and working in and across disciplines;
o 3. A scholarship of teaching and learning - investigating and assessing teaching methods and practices and their impact on student learning outcomes;
o 4. A scholarship of engagement - using research and knowledge to engage in problems that affect individuals, institutions, and society.


The website URL where information about the treatment of interdisciplinary research is available:

-Interdisciplinary research is addressed in the university's RTP policy, SP 08-12, and in the following Program Personnel Standards
-Departments that apply to “D” = Business & Economics, Chemistry, Computer Science, English, Library, Math & Physics, Political Science, Sociology & Anthropology

http://www.csuci.edu/sustainability/stars/education-and-research/interdisciplinary-research.htm

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