Academic Personnel Committee (APC)



The Academic Personnel Committee (APC) shall serve as the primary consultative body to Faculty Assembly and CU Denver administration on personnel policy development and on the administration of policies governing personnel practices. 

The purview of APC shall include: 

  • academic personnel policies and policy development
  • all matters dealing with faculty, particularly professional ethics, discipline, and potential layoff
  • ​actions and policies of CU Denver committees that affect the responsibilities of the APC such as policy and procedures of the Reappointment, Tenure, and Promotion Committee​    

In addition, APC shall:​

  • review and analyze CU Denver’s faculty salaries as needed
  • review specific school, college, or library bylaws related to the APC’s purview to  assess compliance with Regential and CU Denver policies as related to specific complaints
  • review faculty grievances related to workplace conditions as requested after those grievances have been addressed through a review process independent of supervisory authority within school, college, or library; or by Human Resources or the Faculty Senate Privilege & Tenure Committee, as appropriate. The APC will consider a review only after all other available processes have been exhausted
  • review and analyze CU Denver’s faculty salaries as requested
  • report all pertinent analyses to the Diversity Committee or other appropriate entity within the University
  • work with all levels of university administration to assure that policies and procedures for faculty salary and other appeals are posted in a public forum​

APC Members


NameSchool or College
Kat Vlahos, ChairCollege of Architecture and Planning
Kendall Hunter, SecretaryCollege of Engineering, Design and Computing
Eric BakerAuraria Library
Lan LiangBusiness School
Jaimie HodgkinsCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences​
Christoph StefesCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences​
Jeffrey SchraderCollege of Arts and Media
Kat VlahosCollege of Architecture and Planning
Xiaojun RenCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Karen SpencerCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences​
Connie Fulmer​​School of Education and Human Development
Michael Jenson, Ex OfficioCollege of Architecture and Planning

Current Meeting Materials

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