Senate Meetings:

Agendas and Minutes

2017-18 Faculty Senate Meetings:

September 13, 2017

October 11, 2017
November 8, 2017
December 13, 2017
February 14, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 11, 2018
May 9, 2018
June 13, 2018

University Union, 332
2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Committee on Faculty Participation in Governance

Chair: Nolan Gaffney

Membership: 10 members; 8 Senators - one from each group, one faculty member selected from both the URC & UPTC. The committee shall elect a chair.

Terms: Shall coincide with his/her senate term at the time of the election. No faculty member shall serve more than 3 consecutive years.

@ Indicates chair
*  Indicates second term

  • Group I: VACANT- (Jain)
  • Group II: Scott Warren (LTEC) - Term Ends 2019*
  • Group III: VACANT (Sweany)
  • Group IV: VACANT (Biglaiser)
  • Group V: @Nolan Gaffney (MGMT) - Term Ends 2019*
  • Group VI: Miriam Boesch (EPSY) - Term Ends 2019*
  • Group VII: VACANT (Catalano)
  • Group VIII: Kimberly Luevano (MUSIC) - Term Ends 2019*
  • URC: VACANT (Tam)
  • UPTC: VACANT (Marshall)

Committee on Faculty Participation in Governance

  • Using the resolution tracking system on the Faculty Senate website, follow up on how administrators have/have not addressed resolutions proposed by this committee or other committees and approved by the Senate.
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of tenured and tenure‐track faculty recruitment and hiring practices across academic units, identifying any gaps in faculty participation in the process.
  • Work with Equity and Diversity to investigate EEO training for search committee members
  • Conduct an in-depth analysis of the recruitment and hiring practices regarding deans for each college/school, identifying any gaps in faculty participation in the process.
  • Meet with the Faculty Load Committee and in consultation with that committee make specific recommendations on how service can be rewarded and encouraged on campus, and investigate how faculty are involved in the assignment of workload to develop recommendations for transparency and equity in the process.
  • Bring to the Senate’s attention any other complaints of violations and/or inconsistencies of charters of schools, colleges, and departments.
  • Gather information from the following committees on problems each may have had with respect to implementation of recommendations: Faculty Senate Budget Committee, University Library Committee, Academic Affairs Committee, Committee on Benefits, Committee on the Status of People of Color, Committee on the Evaluation of Administrators, Committee on the Status of Women, Faculty Handbook Committee, Faculty Load Committee, Faculty Research Committee, and Faculty Salary Study Committee.