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AB 2132 - Encourages State Universities to Include Public Service in Tenure Policy - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Brian Nestande voted Nay (Concurrence Vote) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Encourages State Universities to Include Public Service in Tenure Policy

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (51-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Encourages State Universities to Include Public Service in Tenure Policy

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that encourages state universities to develop and adopt tenure policies that encourage and reward service in the community.

Highlights:
  • Encourages universities in the California State University and the University of California systems to include a service component in the review for retention, tenure, and promotion policies before the end of the 2017-2018 academic year (Sec. 2).
  • Encourages universities in the California State University and the University of California systems to develop and distribute transparent criteria for tenure which include service as a criterion (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that certain service contributions may be recognized for purposes of appointment, promotion, retention, and tenure review, including, but not limited to, the following service contributions (Sec. 2):
    • Serving on community boards and committees;
    • Working in outreach programs developed to promote cultural diversity among students;
    • Developing programs for underserved populations;
    • Consulting with or addressing student and community organizations; or
    • Any other service activities that focus on improving the health and well-being of society.
  • Requires a candidate for tenure to document his or her service contributions before these contributions can be used as a basis for a favorable tenure decision (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (24-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Encourages State Universities to Include Public Service in Tenure Policy

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that encourages state universities to develop and adopt tenure policies that encourage and reward service in the community.

Highlights:
  • Encourages universities in the California State University and the University of California systems to include a service component in the review for retention, tenure, and promotion policies before the end of the 2017-2018 academic year (Sec. 2).
  • Encourages universities in the California State University and the University of California systems to develop and distribute transparent criteria for tenure which include service as a criterion (Sec. 2).
  • Specifies that certain service contributions may be recognized for purposes of appointment, promotion, retention, and tenure review, including, but not limited to, the following service contributions (Sec. 2):
    • Serving on community boards and committees;
    • Working in outreach programs developed to promote cultural diversity among students;
    • Developing programs for underserved populations;
    • Consulting with or addressing student and community organizations; or
    • Any other service activities that focus on improving the health and well-being of society.
  • Requires a candidate for tenure to document his or her service contributions before these contributions can be used as a basis for a favorable tenure decision (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (51-26) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Encourages State Universities to Include Public Service in Tenure Policy

Sponsors

  • Ricardo Lara (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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