Summer Updates – Presentation Link and Highlights


Thank you for your participation in the Summer Updates session that was held on Friday, July 24, 2020. The presentation from the Summer Updates can be found at

We have highlighted key points from the presentation that are new Academic Personnel guidelines, policies and forms to be effective 2020-2021 review cycle:

CAP and AP Joint Statement on Evaluating Academic Senate Faculty Files Affected by COVID-19

Updated dean delegated normal merit – senate titles

Effective 2020-2021 review cycle, at the Associate rank, every other normal merit will be delegated to the dean, it now includes overlapping steps.  Irvine Delegation of Authority (IDA) is currently in the process of being updated and further communication is forthcoming once it has been finalized.

Declaration of Potential Conflict of Interest in Review Files

UC-AP-COI is a new form for reviewers above the department level to complete if there is a potential conflict (chair, associate dean, dean level committee, dean, or campus level ad hoc, etc.).

Required SHORT form – Department Letter

UC-AP-12, Department Letter Short Form, must be used for dean delegated merit, CAP reviewed normal merit and first No Change action.  It must be used for the following series: Professor; Professor of Teaching; Professor In Residence; and Professor of Clinical X; optional for the following series:  Health Sciences Clinical Professor and Adjunct Professor.

Should you have additional questions, please contact your assigned academic personnel analyst.


Diane K. O’Dowd
Vice Provost for Academic Personnel

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