The Faculty of the Department of Computer Science has numerous duties and responsibilities to the students and faculty of the University and the people of the State and Nation. The major examples are as follows.
It is recognized that an individual faculty member may not excel in all these areas. It is also recognized that the faculty as a whole must excel in all of these areas. A faculty member who contributes little to some areas is expected to contribute more to others.
The areas of faculty responsibility listed above have considerable overlap (as do the categories listed in the Vitae Format). For example, research and creative activity are important for good teaching, the more so as the academic level increases. As another example, an essential activity such as academic counseling has aspects of both teaching and service. As still another example, certain activities such as reviewing manuscripts for journals or conferences and proposals for granting agencies often represent both scholarly activity and service.