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Glossary of Acronyms

Last updated on Aug 21, 2023

From the Faculty Handbook

AAUP: American Association of University Professors

APT: Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee

CBA: Collective Bargaining Agreement

CC: Curriculum Committee

CFRA: California Family Rights Act

EC: Executive Committee

FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FRR: Faculty Record Report

FMLA: Family and Medical Leave Act

FTE: Full-time equivalent

HR: Human Resources

IRC: Initial Review Committee

PIR: Promotion in rank

PTO: Paid time off

PTR: Promotion to rank

RR: Ranked renewable (formerly ranked non-tenure)

Additional acronyms and Abbreviations

AA: Academic Affairs

AD: Assistant Director

AD1 or ADI: Adjunct I

AD2 or ADII: Adjunct II

BSO: Business Office

EM: Enrollment Management (Admissions and Recruiting)

FORMERLY ETS: Now called Technology Services

FA: Financial Aid

IP: Assistant Professor

JLMC: Joint Labor Management Committee

NT: Non-tenure

OP: Associate Professor

P: Professor

PDSG: President's Diversity Steering Group

PRC: Policy Review Committee

SDI: State disability insurance

SrAdj: Senior Adjunct

SRO: Student Records Office

TT: Tenure-track

VF: Visiting Faculty

YPCE: Youth Programs and Continuing Education