The faculty of UW Bothell is the campus’ governing body (under Section 23-41 of the Faculty Code) and is referred to as the General Faculty Organization (GFO). The GFO serves as the forum for faculty deliberation and for the conveyance of faculty recommendations to campus administration. The GFO is currently organized around the five councils detailed on this page. The GFO provides course releases for service as specified in the GFO Course Release Policy.
- GFO General Quarterly Meetings: As per GFO bylaws, at least one general GFO meeting of the faculty shall be held during each academic quarter.
The Executive Council (EC) is an elected faculty council of the GFO. Its responsibilities shall be to advise the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors on matters involving academic policy, including priorities, strategic planning, resource and salary allocation, and budgets; and policy regarding faculty promotion and tenure (Sec. 23-45B). Read more in the EC Bylaws.
2023-24 Executive Council Details
- GFO Priorities
- EC Membership
- Meeting Schedule: every other Tuesday, 8:45-10:45am. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request zoom link:
Jan 9 – Agenda – Minutes
Jan 23 – Agenda – Minutes
Feb 6 – Agenda – Minutes
Feb 20 – Agenda – Minutes
Mar 8 – Agenda – Minutes
Apr 2 – Agenda – Minutes
Apr 16 – Agenda – Minutes
Apr 30 – Agenda – Minutes
May 14 – Agenda – Minutes
May 28 – Agenda – Minutes
Plan Ahead: 2024/25 EC Meeting Schedule
The Campus Council on Academic Standards and Curriculum (CCASC) shall serve as a deliberative and advisory body to the GFO Executive Council on matters pertaining to the revision of existing degrees, majors, minors, and concentrations and shall review all course changes proposed by the academic units. Read more in the CCASC Bylaws.
2023/24 CCASC Details
- CCASC Charge Letter
- CCASC Membership
- Meeting Schedule: every other week for 90 minutes. Email email@example.com to request zoom link. Proposals for CCASC review are due by 10am on the “submit by” dates indicated:
Jan 16 (submit by Jan 9) – Minutes
Jan 30 (submit by Jan 23) – Minutes
Feb 13 (submit by Feb 6) – Minutes
Feb 27 (submit by Feb 20) – Minutes
Mar 12 (submit by Mar 5) – Minutes
Campus Council on Promotion & Tenure
The Campus Council on Promotion and Tenure (CCPT), as an elected council of the UW Bothell faculty, shall advise the Vice Chancellor, as Chief Academic Officer, on cases involving promotion and tenure of the faculty in accordance with Sections 24-54C and 25-41B of the UW Handbook, and on appointments when consultation is needed. Read more in the CCPT Bylaws.
2023/24 CCPT Details
Campus Council on Planning & Budget
The Campus Council on Planning and Budgeting (CCPB) serves as an advisory board to the EC on long-range strategic planning, preparation of budgets, and distribution of funds as they relate to issues of concern to faculty. Read more in the CCPB Bylaws.
2023-24 CCPB Details
- CCPB Charge Letter
- CCPB Membership
- Meeting Schedule: once a month for 90 minutes (Wednesdays, 11am-12:30pm). Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request zoom link:
Jan 10 – Agenda – Minutes
Feb 14 – Agenda – Minutes
Mar 13 – Agenda – Minutes
Apr 10 – Agenda – Minutes
May 8 – Agenda – Minutes
May 29 – Agenda – Minutes
*Agenda added one week prior to meeting and minutes added upon approval
Plan Ahead: 2024/25 CCPB Meeting Schedule
Campus Council on Assessment & Learning
The Campus Council on Assessment and Learning (CCAL) serves as an advisory board to the EC regarding implementation, revision, and assessment of campus-level student learning goals and proficiencies. Read more in the CCAL Bylaws.
2023/24 CCAL Details
- CCAL Charge Letter
- CCAL Membership
- Meeting Schedule: once a month for 90 minutes. Email email@example.com to request zoom link.
Mon, Jan 8
Wed, Feb 7
Mon, Mar 4
General Quarterly Meetings
Per GFO bylaws, at least one general meeting of the faculty shall be held during each academic quarter. This quarterly meeting provides an opportunity for faculty to give feedback and share insight into important UW Bothell and tri-campus topics.
2023-24 Meeting Schedule
All meetings are 90 minutes. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a zoom link.
- Fall Meeting: Thurs, Oct 27, 1-2:30pm – Agenda – Minutes
- Winter Meeting: Thurs, Jan 25, 2-3:30pm – Agenda – Minutes
- Spring Meeting: Thurs, Apr 25, 1-2:30pm – Agena – Minutes
*Agenda added 2 weeks prior to meeting. Minutes added upon approval.
GFO Minutes Archive Coming Soon!