ARTP Department of Theatre Arts and Dance

College of Arts and Letters
Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
Date Approved: December 2003

 

Confidentiality of Personnel Deliberations

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees (Probationary and Temporary Appointment, Retention, Tenure, and Promotion, and Evaluation of Temporary, Probationary and Tenured Faculty)

Composition of Departmental Personnel Committees

The department annually elects 3 personnel committees.

The probationary and tenured faculty members of the department or equivalent unit shall elect a peer review committee(s) of tenured faculty members. When there are insufficient eligible members to serve on the peer committee, the department shall elect members from a related academic discipline(s).

(The Committees, as a whole, must take responsibility for the following tasks: Probationary Appointment; Temporary Appointment; Retention, Tenure and Promotion; Range Elevation; Evaluation of Temporary Faculty; Evaluation of Probationary Faculty; Evaluation of Tenured Faculty (Post-Tenure review); Evaluation for Request to Emeritus status; and Collaboration on the Development of Individual Professional Plans. It is required that each unit indicate below which Committee is responsible for each of these tasks.)

Committee Titles and Responsibilities

Number of Members

(at least 3; all tenured full time)

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

Number of Alternates

(1 or more; all tenured full-time)*

(Indicate if must be (full) professor rank)

RTP Committee A

considers retention, tenure & promotion of full-time faculty at Associate Professor rank and performs Five-year review of full professors. In addition, this committee is responsible for collaborating in the development of individualized professional plans for (full) Professors. It also evaluates temporary and part-time faculty holding the rank of professor for range elevation.

3 Full Professors

1 Full Professor

RTP Committee B

considers retention, tenure and promotion of Assistant Professors, promotion of part-time faculty below the rank of Associate Professor and annual review of temporary faculty. Responsible for collaborating in the development of individualized professional plans for Assistant and Associate Professors. Additionally, it evaluates temporary and part-time faculty holding the rank of Assistant or Associate Professors for range elevation.

3 Associate Professors or Full Professors

1 Associate Professor or Full Professor

Ad Hoc Appointment Committee

evaluates applicants for permanent appointment according to department criteria and reviews applicants for temporary and probationary appointments.

3 Associate Professors or Full Professors (1 Probationary faculty may be elected)

1 Associate Professor or Full Professor

 

Eligibility for Committee Service and Balloting

Recruitment of Probationary Faculty

Appointment of Probationary Faculty

Personnel Action Files

Individualized Professional Plans

Additional:

Plans must be submitted and approved in the year prior to their being implemented in a faculty member's evaluation. The plan may alter the balance of performance categories for no more than three years.

Eligibility for Tenure and Promotion

Area of Specialization Terminal Degree

Acting/Directing

MFA
Design/Technical MFA
History/Literature/Criticism Ph.D.
Dance MFA

 

Evaluation of Permanent Instructional Faculty

Additional:

Category B: Activities considered appropriate as "scholarly and creative activities" for the discipline are:

For Dance and/or Theatre: Choreographer with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Director with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Designer with/for professional dance/theatre company and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Playwright with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Dramaturg with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Critic of professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Stage Manager with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Arts Administrator with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Producer with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Movement/voice/ethnography/multimedia/ performance specialist in professional theatre or dance working with actors, dancers, singers, and other performers; Directing/administrating touring programs; Guest Artist contracts and/or residencies with professional dance or theatre; grants, honors, and awards from recognized agencies; Producing professional activities; Consulting, adjudicating, evaluating with/for professional organizations/activities/events.

For Dance and/or Theatre in Education: Book/Textbook/Chapters/ Articles on original perspectives in Dance and/or Theatre in Education; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to give lecture/demonstrations that illuminate written materials (book/textbook/articles) on original perspectives on dance/theatre in education. Lecture-demonstration formats of significance are conducting workshops intensive in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for community organizations, workshops intensive in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for public and private school teachers (K.-12, post-secondary), Master Dance and/or Theatre classes for community organizations, Master Dance and/or Theatre classes for public and private school teachers (K.-12, post-secondary), Seminars in Dance and/or Theatre Education /Pedagogy for community organizations, Seminars in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for public and private school teachers (K.-12, post-secondary); Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work as a leader, organizer, facilitator, mentor teacher in state or national and/or international professional organizations dedicated to developing curriculum and strategies for Teacher Preparation in methods of integrating the arts into public/private schools; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work alongside the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to enhance the educational quality of arts education delivery to the public school system in the State of California; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work on enhancing California's Visual and Performing Arts Framework, VAPA; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work in the capacity of a Dance and/or Theatre Educational Resource Specialist/Consultant to community organizations or to public and private schools (K-12, post-secondary) and, in this capacity, the specialist/consultant could be called upon to find dance/theatre artists for the schools/community to set up dance concerts/plays for the schools/community, help with curricular issues relating to dance/movement and/or theatre education, help locating and placing credentialed teachers with some background/training in dance and/or theatre education into the school/community setting; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to mentor/act as consultant to leaders/facilitators in a community organization or teachers (K-12) in public and private schools.

Publications such as books, articles, chapters, encyclopedia entries; presentation and/or chairing panels at professional conferences; guest lectures and demonstrations; participation in activities of scholarly or professional societies beyond mere membership; receipt of fellowships, grants or awards for the pursuit of research/study in the faculty member's field or contracts employing the faculty member's expertise; holding significant appointments such as visiting professor or lecturer; consultant assignments in other academic, scholarly, professional, governmental institutions, and editing of scholarly or professional publications.

Committee Procedures

Review of Faculty Holding Joint Appointments and of Faculty Active in Interdisciplinary Programs

Student Consultation in Academic Personnel Processes

Additional:

The Student Opinion Survey form is mandatory in all classes every semester for each probationary, part-time, or temporary faculty member.

Oral Testimony

Role of Department/Division/School Chair or Director

Appointment of Temporary Faculty

Evaluation of Temporary Faculty

Additional:

CLASSROOM PERFORMANCE

The evaluation of teaching performance is assessment of the quality and effectiveness of the efforts of faculty members that contribute to student learning. This evaluation must include:

A summary of the quantitative responses to the student opinion survey of instruction.

At least one other source of information, such as course syllabi, instructional materials, assessment methods, assignments, (including field assignments), evidence of student work and accomplishments, and signed letters from students. Classroom observation will take place once a colleague familiar with the temporary faculty member's field has been appointed by the part-time evaluation committee of the department and with the approval of the Department Chair. The time and date of the class to be observed will be mutually agreed upon by both the observer and the temporary faculty member. If a date cannot be mutually agreed to then the Department Chair will assign a classroom visit date for the observing colleague. As there must be one peer review visit each academic year this assigned classroom visit will take place sometime during the September to June academic year calendar.

CURRENCY IN THE FIELD

Currency in the field is defined by the Department as work in such activities as:
For Dance and/or Theatre: Choreographer with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Director with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Designer with/for professional dance/theatre company and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Playwright with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Dramaturg with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Critic of professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Stage Manager with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Arts Administrator with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Producer with/for professional dance/theatre companies and commercial industry, i.e., film or television; Movement/voice/ethnography/multimedia/ performance specialist in professional theatre or dance working with actors, dancers, singers, and other performers; Directing/administrating touring programs; Guest Artist contracts and/or residencies with professional dance or theatre; grants, honors, and awards from recognized agencies; Producing professional activities; Consulting, adjudicating, evaluating with/for professional organizations/activities/events.

For Dance and/or Theatre in Education: Book/textbook/Chapters/Articles on original perspectives in Dance and/or Theatre in Education; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to give lecture/demonstrations that illuminate written materials (book/textbook/articles) on original perspectives on dance/theatre in education. Lecture-demonstration formats of significance are conducting workshops intensive in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for community organizations, workshops intensive in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for public and private school teachers (K-12, post-secondary), Master Dance and/or Theatre classes for community organizations, Master Dance and/or Theatre classes for public and private school teachers (K-12, post-secondary),

Seminars in Dance and/or Theatre Education /Pedagogy for community organizations, Seminars in Dance and/or Theatre Education/Pedagogy for public and private school teachers (K-12, post-secondary); Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work as a leader, organizer, facilitator, mentor teacher in state or national and/or international professional organizations dedicated to developing curriculum and strategies for Teacher Preparation in methods of integrating the arts into public/private schools; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work alongside the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing to enhance the educational quality of arts education delivery to the public school system in the State of California; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work on enhancing California's Visual and Performing Arts Framework, VAPA; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to work in the capacity of a Dance and/or Theatre Educational Resource Specialist/Consultant to community organizations or to public and private schools (K-12, post-secondary) and, in this capacity, the specialist/consultant could be called upon to find dance/theatre artists for the schools/community to set up dance concerts/plays for the schools/community, help with curricular issues relating to dance/movement and/or theatre education, help locating and placing credentialed teachers with some background/training in dance and/or theatre education into the school/community setting; Invitation as an authority in the field of Dance and/or Theatre Education to mentor/act as consultant to leaders/facilitators in a community organization or teachers (K-12) in public and private schools.

Publications such as books, articles, chapters, encyclopedia entries; presentation and/or chairing panels at professional conferences; guest lectures and demonstrations; participation in activities of scholarly or professional societies beyond mere membership; receipt of fellowships, grants or awards for the pursuit of research/study in the faculty member's field or contracts employing the faculty member's expertise; holding significant appointments such as visiting professor or lecturer; consultant assignments in other academic, scholarly, professional, governmental institutions, and editing of scholarly or professional publications.

Evaluation of currency in the field will take place once each academic year that the temporary faculty member is on campus teaching under contract. A colleague familiar with the temporary faculty member's field will be appointed by the part-time evaluation committee of the department and with the approval of the Department Chair.

The Department appointed evaluator will critique materials such as published reviews, video record of performance work, published articles, published textbooks, and any and all material submitted by the temporary faculty member that they deem appropriate to demonstrating
currency in the field. All materials submitted should cover the preceding 12 month period of time and activity.

The evaluator shall discuss the written draft of the evaluation with the temporary faculty member being reviewed prior to submitting the report for inclusion in their permanent personnel file. The temporary faculty member will be given a copy of the final report and will have seven days in which to file a written response that will also be included in their permanent file.

Consideration for Three-Year Appointments

Consideration for Range Elevation

Additional:

Range elevation for temporary faculty is based on teaching performance, evidence of appropriate professional development, professional accomplishments, as well as on contributions to the University community.

The criteria for range elevation for full-time and part-time temporary faculty in the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance are as follows:

  1. A sustained record of outstanding teaching and performance activity and work at Cal State L.A. and
  2. Evidence of significant professional artistic achievement in the field of Theatre Arts and Dance and/or important contributions to the university/community.

Examples of professional contributions include the following:

  1. Publicly reviewed work on stage and/or in a dance concert venue of such professional activities as acting, directing, dance performance, choreography, and production design ( sets, lights, costumes and sound)
  2. Holding significant special appointments such as editing of scholarly or professional publications and/or serving as an appointed adjudicator of performance talent for such organizations as the American College Theatre Festival and the United States Institute of Theatre Technology to name two examples.
  3. Participation in activities of scholarly and professional societies and performance unions beyond mere membership, such as elective office, fellowship status, committee membership, receipts of special awards, organization of symposia and chairing conference sessions.
  4. Receipt of performance awards from recognized regional, state and national award bodies such as the Ovation Award, The Helen Hayes Award, The Joseph Jefferson Award, The Carbonell Award, The Obie Award and the Tony Award to name just a few.
  5. Earning an advance academic degree other than that held at the point of the faculty member's initial appointment.
  6. Textbooks and original teaching or testing materials in regards to performance technique and evaluation.
  7. Innovative use of the Internet and such new bands of technology as Internet 2 in teaching performance beyond the immediate campus environment.
  8. Reviewed publication work that reaches beyond the normal performance media into such areas as literature and poetry.
  9. Publicly reviewed work whether published or non-published of a written play authored by the faculty member.
  10. Academic and scholarly contributions to the faculty member's profession and field, that are externally evaluated and published or formerly accepted for publication such as research, critical essays and analysis and theoretical speculations.
  11. Receipt of fellowship or other subsidies for the pursuit of research or study in the faculty member's field.
  12. Presentations before meetings of scholarly or professional performance societies and presentations as an invited authority in the faculty members' field before significant scholarly and professional performance audiences.

Examples of contributions to the University Community include:

  1. Contributing to academic governance such as membership and participation in the activities of department/divisions, school, university, and system committees, and service in administrative capacities.
  2. Participating in any student organization or engaging in any service to schools and/or the University.
  3. Delivering speeches, conducting colloquia creating performance work or performance activity or otherwise conveying information about the faculty member's scholarship, profession, field and university to community groups, organizing and engaging in significant university, school and department/division activities which improve the educational environment and/or student or faculty life, such as organizing retreats, conferences, or orientations.

Review of Department Personnel Procedures

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Acting/Directing

Terminal Degree: MFA

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The MFA is considered the professional as well as the terminal degree in Acting/Directing; therefore, the PhD is not required for promotion.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Acting/Directing field.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

Yes. Research and creativity are essential in the preparation for any acting or directing performance, especially when doing a "period piece." One cannot act or direct an Elizabethan play without sufficient research into the period to discover the nuances necessary for a superior production, for example.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No, we are not members of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. However, we do, where possible and appropriate, adhere to its basic principles. Budgetary constraints and philosophical issues, unfortunately, make membership in this organization impractical.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.

 

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Acting/Directing

Terminal Degree: MA Degree in Theatre plus additional requirements

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The MA degree, plus the additional requirements (see # 3 below) will be considered in lieu of the doctorate.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Acting/Directing field.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

In addition to the MA degree, the faculty member must also have 5 years of demonstrated excellence in full-time employment in an institution of higher learning or 5 years of significant employment with established professional theatre companies, film or television, supported by letters of recommendation, critical reviews, and/or videos of work. The department's guidelines for assessing demonstrated excellence may include work in nationally or internationally acclaimed organizations as an actor/director. Demonstrated proficiency may also include work as a producer or artistic director.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No, we are not members of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. However, we do, where possible and appropriate, adhere to its basic principles. Budgetary constraints and philosophical issues, unfortunately, make membership in this organization impractical.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.


REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Design/Technical Theatre

Terminal Degree: MFA

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The MFA is considered the professional as well as terminal degree in Technical Theatre; therefore the PhD is not required for promotion.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Design/Technical area

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

Yes. Research and creativity are essential in the preparation for any acting or directing performance, especially when doing a "period piece." One cannot act or direct an Elizabethan play without sufficient research into the period to discover the nuances necessary for a superior production, for example.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No, we are not members of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. However, we do, where possible and appropriate, adhere to its basic principles. Budgetary constraints and philosophical issues, unfortunately, make membership in this organization impractical.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.

 

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Design/Technical Theatre

Terminal Degree: MA Degree in Theatre plus additional requirements

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The MA degree plus the additional requirements (see# 3 below) will be considered in-lieu of the doctorate.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Design/technical area.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

In addition to the MA degree, the faculty member must also have 5 years of demonstrated excellence in full-time employment in an institution of higher learning or 5 years of significant employment with established professional theatre companies, film or television, supported by letters of recommendation, critical reviews, and/or videos of work. The department's guidelines for assessing demonstrated excellence may include work in nationally or internationally acclaimed organizations as a designer or technical director. Demonstrated proficiency may also include work as a Theatre or Arts Manager.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No, we are not members of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. However, we do, where possible and appropriate, adhere to its basic principles. Budgetary constraints and philosophical issues, unfortunately, make membership in this organization impractical.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Design/Technical Theatre

Terminal Degree: BA Degree in Theatre plus additional requirements

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The BA degree plus the additional requirements (see # 3 below) will be considered in-lieu of the doctorate.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Design/technical area.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

In addition to the BA degree, the faculty member must also have 10 years of significant employment with established professional theatre companies, film or television, supported by letters of recommendation, critical reviews, and/or videos of work. The department's guidelines for assessing demonstrated excellence may include work in nationally or internationally acclaimed organizations as a designer or technical director.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No, we are not members of the National Association of Schools of Theatre. However, we do, where possible and appropriate, adhere to its basic principles. Budgetary constraints, unfortunately, make membership in this organization impractical.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA,

CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.


REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Dance

Terminal Degree: MFA

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The MF A is considered the professional as well as terminal degree in Dance; therefore the PhD is not required for promotion.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Dance field.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

Yes. Research and/or creativity are essential in preparation for dance performance/choreography. One cannot perform or choreograph without sufficient study and research into choreographic styles and historical periods in dance. Dancers/choreographers learn/create through studying dance of the past and then reconstruct or create original materials based on what has gone before.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.
 

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Dance

Terminal Degree: BA plus additional requirements

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The BA plus the additional requirements (see # 3 below) will be considered in-lieu of the doctorate.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Dance field.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

In addition to the BA degree, the faculty member must also have 5 years of demonstrated excellence in fulltime employment in an institution of higher learning or, 10 years of significant employment with established dance/theatre companies, supported by letters of recommendation, critical reviews, and/or videos of work. The department's guidelines for assessing demonstrated excellence may include work in nationally or internationally acclaimed organizations as a dance performer, choreographer, artistic director, producer, or managerial role. Demonstrated proficiency may also include work as a dance critic, composer/musician, technical theatre, and/or technical writing.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.

 

REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF A TERMINAL DEGREE OTHER THAN A DOCTORATE

Department: Theatre Arts and Dance

Area of Specialization: Dance

Terminal Degree: None- additional requirements apply

1. Why is this degree more relevant for this position than a doctorate?

The additional requirements (see# 3 below) will be considered in-lieu of the doctorate.

2. What is the availability of a doctorate in this field?

The PhD is not prevalent in the Dance field.

3. Does this degree provide a faculty member with the necessary background to do research, scholarly, or creative work in the University?

Without a degree, the faculty member must also have 10 years of demonstrated excellence in full-time employment in an institution of higher learning or, 15 years of significant employment with established dance/theatre companies, supported by letters of recommendation, critical reviews, and/or videos of work. The department's guidelines for assessing demonstrated excellence may include work in nationally or internationally acclaimed organizations as a dance performer, choreographer, artistic director, producer, or managerial role. Demonstrated proficiency may also include work as a dance critic, composer/musician, technical theatre, and/or technical writing.

4. Is there a requirement of the specialized accrediting agency related to terminal degrees of faculty in the department? If so, what is that requirement?

No.

5. What are the educational requirements for similar positions at comparable campuses, such as UCLA, CSU Long Beach, USC, CSU Northridge, Claremont Colleges, and CSU Fullerton?

The educational requirements are similar.