Libraries' Faculty

"Full-time professors, associate professors, assistant professors, instructors, lecturers, and teaching personnel with such other titles as may be approved by the Board, shall be the Corps of Instruction. Full-time research and extension personnel and duly certified librarians will be included in the Corps of Instruction on the basis of comparable training. Persons holding adjunct appointments or other honorary titles shall not be considered to be members of the faculty."

Membership shall be comprised of all contract personnel of the University of Georgia Libraries' staff. The terminal degree appropriate for all ranks is an ALA-accredited master's degree in librarianship/information science for librarians and a master's degree and Academy of Certified Archivists (ACA) certification for archivists. University of Georgia Libraries' faculty are considered members of the corps of instruction. Other librarians and archivists may be invited by the University Librarian and Associate Provost to be adjunct members of the faculty to facilitate communication. As such, they will be invited to faculty meetings as non-voting members but will not be eligible to serve on standing committees of the Libraries' faculty. However, adjunct faculty may be asked to serve on appropriate ad hoc administrative committees at the discretion of the University Librarian and Associate Provost.

The Faculty Advisory Board serves as the executive committee of the Libraries Faculty. The following standing committees are a part of the organization:

Committee on Faculty Organization and Governance
Committee on Nominations and Elections
Committee on Professional Development and Research
Committee on Promotion

SOURCE: University of Georgia Libraries' Faculty Bylaws, Article II.; University of Georgia Libraries' Faculty Guidelines for Librarian/Archivist Rank and Promotion, February 1989 as amended June & July 1991; Board of Regents Manual, 203.0301, updated by the Libraries' Faculty, April 1995.