FPIP (Faculty Position Identification and Prioritization)
The purpose of the Faculty Position Identification and Prioritization (FPIP) is to establish procedures at West Los Angeles College to implement Board Rule 10304.1 of the Los Angeles Community College District's Board of Trustees pertaining to the identification and prioritization of full-time probationary faculty positions.
The philosophy of the FPIP policy shall be to promote fairness and equity in resource allocation, specifically in regard to faculty hiring, in accordance with the mission of the college. It is the explicit intent of the FPIP Policy to establish an open and objective process which will best serve the collective interestes of the WLAC community.
The prioritization of proposals for faculty hiring shall be based on the needs of the students, the college, the disciplines, the programs, and the enrollment trends. A wide range of factors shall be considered in the process.
FUNDING SOURCES FOR PRIORITIZED POSITIONS:
The WLAC Faculty Position Priority list applies to probationary positions funded with program 100.
The President of Academic Senate and Academic Senate jointly nominate the full time faculty committee members. The appointment shall be for a three year term. The President of the College shall designate the administrative appointees. The FPIP commitee shall select a chairperson for a term of three years.
The FPIP Commitee shall be composed of the following:
Academic Year of 2013-2014 Membership
Lisa Kamibayashi, Professor of Dental Hygiene, The Committee Chair
Mesfin Alemayehu, Professor of Science
Norma Jacinto, Professor of Spanish
- Meric Keskinel, Professor of Economy, AFT representative
Micheal Arata, Chair of Humanities and Fine Arts
Bob Sprague, VP of Academic Affairs
Phyllis Braxton, Intrium VP of Student Services
Celena Alcala, Associate Dean of Student Services
The current FPIP Policy can be obtained from here.