Research and Professional Development Committee (RPD)


The Research and Professional Development (RPD) Committee consists of an elected Chair and Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect and sufficient members, confirmed by the Executive Board, to conduct the business of the committee. In addition, the LAUC-SB representative to the statewide Research and Professional Development (R&PD) Committee is a member of this committee, serving according to the statewide terms of office.

RPD fulfills the mandate of the Academic Personnel Manual (APM) for a committee to advise the Chancellor or designee in research and professional development matters for members of the librarian series.

See Section 3 of Article VI of the LAUC-SB Bylaws for information about the specific functions of RPD.

Committee Roster

Annual Reports

Annual reports and committee rosters from earlier years are available in the Librarians’ Association of the University of California, Santa Barbara Records (UArch 65) held by the Department of Special Collections, UCSB Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.