2012-13 Committees of the University

Standing Committees of the Faculty Senate 2012-2013

Executive Committee
Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Academic Affairs Committee
Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession
Rules and Governance Committee
Committee on Resources, Space and Budgets
Elections and Legislative Oversight Committee


Executive Committee (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.1)

Composition - The Executive Committee shall be chaired by the president and shall consist of the following: the chairs of the senate standing committees; the president, vice president, and the secretary; additional members as appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate with the advice and consent of the senate to assure that each degree-granting college and the University Libraries are appropriately represented.

Duties - The Executive Committee shall advise the president between meetings of the senate. The committee shall prepare the agenda for distribution to senate members prior to meetings of the senate. In addition, the committee shall perform other duties as are assigned to it.

Meets one Wednesday of each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
President of Faculty Senate Alan Rosenbaum, Chair
Faculty - BUS, ACCY
Chair, Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee
Brad Cripe
Faculty - LAS, SOCI
Chair, Academic Affairs Committee
Charles Cappell
Faculty - BUS, MKTG
Chair, Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession
Debra Zahay-Blatz
Faculty - EET, ELEC
Chair, Rules and Governance Committee
Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb
Faculty - LAS, GEOG
Liaison-Spokesperson, FS-UC Committee on Resources, Space and Budgets
David Goldblum
Jim Wilson (for Goldblum Fall 2012)
Faculty - LAW
Chair, Elections and Legislative OversightCommittee
Therese Arado
Faculty - LAS, ECON
Vice President of Faculty Senate
George Slotsve
Faculty - VPA, MUSC
Secretary of Faculty Senate
John Novak
Faculty - EDU, LEPT Stephen Tonks
Faculty - HHS, NUHS Mary Elaine Koren
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase

 


 

Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.2)

Composition - The membership of the committee shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate and approved by the Faculty Senate. One faculty senator will be appointed to the committee to represent each of the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. A faculty senator representing University Libraries and a faculty senator representing the College of Law may be appointed upon their expression of interest in service on the committee. Other faculty senators may be appointed to the committee to a maximum of twelve (12) members.

Duties - The committee shall advise the senate on matters and issues concerning: representation of the faculty in the governance of the university; faculty participation in the development of university policies, procedures, and practices which advance the academic mission of the university and a learning environment throughout the university; collective and individual faculty prerogatives in university policies and procedures; standards and procedures of accountability concerning faculty ethics and responsibilities and adherence to those standards and responsibilities; the climate of academic freedom for the university community; and policies, procedures and practices of the university as they affect academic freedom; specific academic freedom issues which warrant Senate attention; and the administration and effectiveness of the faculty grievance process.

Meets upon the call of the chair.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
Faculty - BUS, ACCY
Brad Cripe, Chair
Faculty - EDU, KNPE
William Pitney
Faculty - EDU, LTCY
Mayra Daniel
Faculty - EET, ISYE
Shi-Jie (Gary) Chen
Faculty - HHS, AHCD
Hamid Bateni
Faculty - LAS, CHEM
Elizabeth Gaillard
Faculty - LAS, ENGL
Tim Ryan
Faculty - LAW Therese Arado
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase
Faculty - VPA, ART Richard Siegesmund

 



Academic Affairs Committee (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.3)

Composition - The membership of the committee shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate and approved by the Faculty Senate. One faculty senator will be appointed to the committee to represent each of the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. A faculty senator representing University Libraries and a faculty senator representing the College of Law may be appointed upon their expression of interest in service on the committee. Other faculty senators may be appointed to the committee to a maximum of twelve (12) members.

Duties - The committee shall advise the senate concerning: problems and issues with respect to the academic mission of the university; new and revised academic programs; problems and concerns regarding the academic program review process; and, university academic priorities.

The committee shall advise and be kept informed by the executive vice president and provost on all matters and issues relating to summer session.

Meets upon the call of the chair.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
Faculty - BUS, OMIS
Brian Mackie
Faculty - EDU, LEPF
Stephen Tonks
Faculty - EET, TECH
Abul Azad
Faculty - HHS, FCNS
Sherry Fang
Faculty - LAS, CSCI
Ibrahim Onyuksel
Faculty - LAS, PHYS
Stephen Martin
Faculty - LAS, SOCI
Charles Cappell, Chair
Faculty - LAW
Therese Arado
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase
Faculty - VPA, Art Richard Siegesmund

 



Committee on the Economic Status of the Profession (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.4)

Composition - The membership of the committee shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate and approved by the Faculty Senate. One faculty senator will be appointed to the committee to represent each of the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. A faculty senator representing University Libraries and a faculty senator representing the College of Law may be appointed upon their expression of interest in service on the committee. Other faculty senators may be appointed to the committee to a maximum of twelve (12) members.

Duties - The committee shall advise the Senate concerning: issues and proposals related to faculty compensation and benefits; studies of faculty compensation and benefits and recommendations with respect to faculty compensation and benefits coming from university officials and committees as well as governing and coordinating boards, the state government, and national government, and national and professional associations.

The committee, through its chair, shall represent the senate on the University Benefits Committee.

Meets upon the call of the chair.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
Faculty - BUS, MKTG
Debra Zahay-Blatz, Chair
Faculty - EDU, CAHE
Jane Rheineck
Faculty - EET, MECH
Milivoje Kostic
Faculty - HHS, AHCD
Hamid Bateni
Faculty - LAS, ANTH
Winifred Creamer
Faculty - LAS, GEOL
Mark Frank
Faculty - LAS, MATH
Sien Deng
Faculty - LAS, PSYC Chris Parker
Faculty - LAW
Therese Arado
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase
Faculty - VPA, MUSC John Novak

 



Rules and Governance Committee (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.5)

Composition - The membership of the committee shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate and approved by the Faculty Senate. One faculty senator will be appointed to the committee to represent each of the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. A faculty senator representing University Libraries and a faculty senator representing the College of Law may be appointed upon their expression of interest in service on the committee. Other faculty senators may be appointed to the committee to a maximum of twelve (12) members.

Duties - The committee shall advise the senate concerning: substantive issues referred to it by the senate involving interpretations of the Faculty Senate Bylaws and the University Constitution and Bylaws as they relate to the Faculty Senate; and, proposals relating to the structure and procedures of the Faculty Senate, including proposals to amend Faculty Senate Bylaws.

Meets upon the call of the chair.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
Faculty - BUS, FINA
Sukesh Patro
Faculty - EDU, SEED
Lynette Chandler
Faculty - EET, ELEC
Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Chair
Faculty - HHS, FCNS
Sherry Fang
Faculty - LAS, ECON
George Slotsve
Faculty - LAS, HIST
Eric Jones
Faculty - LAS, POLS
Kikue Hamayotsu
Faculty - LAW Therese Arado
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase
Faculty - VPA, MUSC John Novak

 



FS-UC Committee on Resources, Space and Budgets
(Bylaws, Article 2.8 and Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.6)

The Faculty Senate-University Council Committee on Resources, Space, and Budgets shall consist of members of the University Council and the Faculty Senate as follows: eight faculty members, four of whom shall be members of the University Council at the time of their nomination and shall be appointed by the executive secretary of the University Council with the advice and consent of the University Council. The remaining four shall be members of the Faculty Senate at the time of their nomination by the Faculty Senate, and shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate (with the advice and consent of the Faculty Senate). Faculty members shall serve staggered two-year terms and are eligible for reappointment. No two faculty members shall be from the same department.

One student shall be appointed by the Student Association. The student shall be a member of the University Council at the time of appointment. Student members shall serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment.

One supportive professional staff member and one operating staff member shall be appointed. They shall be members of the University Council and shall serve one-year terms and shall be eligible for reappointment.

One nonvoting member shall be selected by and from the deans of the degree-granting colleges to serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment.

The executive vice president for business and finance, chief of operations shall be an ex officio nonvoting member.

The chair of the committee shall be a member of the University Council, selected by the executive secretary of the University Council with the advice and consent of the University Council and shall serve a one-year term and shall be eligible for reappointment

Duties - To participate with the president and executive vice president and provost in the development of long-range planning regarding the allocation and reallocation of resources in both the operating and capital budgets and in the assignment and reassignment of space;

To advise the president and the executive vice president and provost regarding goals and priorities for the utilization of resources, space, and budgets, and to provide periodic evaluations of progress in achieving the goals and priorities;

To make other reports and recommendations to the Faculty Senate and the University Council regarding resource allocations and utilization as the committee feels appropriate or as may be requested by the Faculty Senate or University Council.

In addition to holding regular meetings to seek input on resource needs and priorities, the committee shall meet with the president and the executive vice president and provost, together and/or separately, at least two times a semester to offer advice on budget and space issues. The committee shall report its recommendations and evaluations to the Faculty Senate and the University Council.

Meets upon the call of the chair.


MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
UC - Faculty - EDU, KNPE
Paul Carpenter, Chair
UC - Faculty - HHS, NUHS
Donna Plonczynski
UC - Faculty - LAS, ECON
Khan Mohabbat
UC - Faculty - LAS, PSYC
Brad Sagarin
FS - Faculty - BUS, OMIS
Brian Mackie
FS - Faculty - EET, ELEC
Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb
FS - Faculty - LAS, GEOG
Jim Wilson, FS Liaison-Spokesperson
(for Goldblum)
FS - Faculty - LAS, MATH
Gleb Sirotkin
Student
Gina Gregolunas
Supportive Professional Staff Todd Latham
Operating Staff Andy Small
Dean (nonvoting) Denise Schoenbachler
Executive VP for Business and Finance
Chief of Operations
(ex officio, nonvoting)
Eddie Williams

 



Elections and Legislative Oversight Committee (Faculty Senate Bylaws, Article 3.7)

Composition - The membership of the committee shall be appointed by the president of the Faculty Senate and approved by the Faculty Senate. One faculty senator will be appointed to the committee to represent each of the Colleges of Business, Education, Engineering and Engineering Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Visual and Performing Arts. A faculty senator representing University Libraries and a faculty senator representing the College of Law may be appointed upon their expression of interest in service on the committee. Other faculty senators may be appointed to the committee to a maximum of twelve (12) members.

Duties - The committee shall recommend to the senate policies and procedures to monitor the election of faculty to the Senate from the academic departments or schools, the College of Law and the University Libraries.

Meets upon the call of the chair.

MEMBERSHIP
2012-2013
Faculty - BUS, MGMT
Jon Briscoe
Chuck Gowen (for Briscoe Spring 2013)
Faculty - EDU, ETRA
Vicki Collins
Faculty - EET, ISYE
Shi-Jie (Gary) Chen
Faculty - HHS, NUHS
Mary Elaine Koren
Faculty - LAS, COMM
Gretchen Bisplinghoff
Faculty - LAS, FLIT
Christopher Nissen
Louise Ciallella (for Nissen Fall 2012)
Faculty - LAS, PHIL
Valia Allori
Faculty - LAW Therese Arado, Chair
Faculty - LIB Sarah McHone-Chase
Faculty - VPA, THEA Richard Poole
Brian Chung (for Poole)

 



Other Committees

The Faculty Senate may establish whatever standing committees and special committees which it considers appropriate. The creation of additional standing committees shall be accomplished through amendments to the Faculty Senate Bylaws. Special committees may be established by action of the senate and do not require bylaw amendments.