Academic Federation

Academic Federation is a group of academic employees who are not members of the Academic Senate, and who by percentage of appointment and duration of employment are eligible for membership. This organization is parallel in function to the role of the Academic Senate. This group only exists on the Davis campus.

Academic Federation Review and Advancement (UCD 220AF)

Academic Administator and Academic Coordinator Comparison (PDF)

Academic Federation Term Appointments Chart  (APM137)

Position Planning Tool

Research Titles Memo (6/2/14) and Comparison of Research Titles

Guidelines for Academic Federation Accelerations


Academic Titles covered by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Unit 18 (Lecturers)

Memorandum of Understanding (Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Supervisors of Teacher Education, Child Development Demonstration Lecturer)
(See: Articles 6, 7a, 7b, 7c; 22, 24)

Annual Call for Unit 18 Members

Appointments and Advancement (includes Sample Assessment Process for Pre-Six Year Lecturer, Sample Assessment Notification for Pre-Six Year Lecturer, Sample Criteria for Determining Excellence, and Unit 18 Forms and Checklists)

Delegation of Authority Chart

Salary Scales
(see:  Tables 15, 16, 17-1 and 17-2; Tables 32-1 through 32-3 and 33-1 through 33-3)

Review for Lecturer and Child Development Demonstration Lecturer conducted by School/College

Review for initial Continuing Appointment by Academic Senate Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CAP)

Review for Supervisor of Teacher Education by Academic Federation Personnel Committee

Unit 17 (Librarians)

Academic Titles not covered by a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

Resources for Non-Senate Academic Titles
Academic Administrator
Academic Coordinator
Adjunct Professor
Agronomist (___in AES)
Assistant/Associate University Librarian (Including Law Librarian)
Continuing Educator
Health Sciences Clinical Professors
Librarian (Non-represented)
Professional Research Series
Project (e.g., Scientist) Series
Specialist Series
Specialist in Cooperative Extension
Supervisor of Physical Education
University Extension Teacher