All members of the department who are associate professors or professors and to whom the department has a continuing commitment of one-half time or more.
Professors and associate professors in the department to whom the department has a continuing commitment of less than one-half time, but for whom that department was the principal sponsor of the appointment. (See Chapter 7 of these rules.)
Other faculty members having tenure who have been granted joint executive appointments by action of that executive committee.
The departmental executive committee has authority to make recommendations concerning faculty appointments, recruitment, leaves, nonretentions, dismissals, promotions, and salaries and other departmental budget matters, which are transmitted through the chair to the dean.