University Library Committee

Chair: Shawne Miksa

Mid-year Report
Annual Report

Membership: 15 members: 8 faculty members - 1 from each group elected by the Senate; 1 undergraduate student selected by the Student Government Association; 1 graduate student appointed by the Graduate Student Council; 1 alumnus appointed by the VP for Development; the Vice Provost of the Graduate School (ex-officio); the Provost and VP for Academic Affairs (ex-officio); the Assoc. VP for University Planning (ex-officio); and the Dean of the Libraries (ex-officio). The committee shall elect a chair from among the members of the committee.

Terms: faculty - 3 years, staggered so that no more than 3 faculty members expire in any given year. Students - 1 yr, alumni - 2 years
 * Indicates Second Term

  • Group I: John 'Haj' Ross (LING) - Term Ends 2021
  • Group II: Greg Hardin (LIBR) - Term Ends 2021*
  • Group III: Nicolae Anghel (MATH) - Term Ends 2019
  • Group IV: VACANT (Vosvick)
  • Group V: Dan Peak (ITDS) - Term Ends 2019
  • Group VI: Janelle Mathis (TEA) - Term Ends 2020
  • Group VII: VACANT (Kennedy)
  • Group VIII: Mario Tooch (THEA) - Term Ends 2020
  • Group AL-1: Shawne Miksa (IS) - Term Ends 2020*
  • Group AL-2: Zuoming Wang (COMM) - Term Ends 2019

Appointed members:

  • Provost & VP for Academic Affairs (ex-officio): Jennifer Evans-Cowley
  • Associate VP for University Planning (ex-officio): Deborah Leliaert
  • Vice Provost of the Graduate School (ex-officio): Victor Prybutok
  • Dean of Libraries (ex-officio): Diane Bruxvoort
  • Alumnus: Guadalupe Hinojo-Aguirre
  • SGA Representative: Muhammad Kara
  • GSC Representative: Giselle Greenidge

University Library Committee Charges:

  • Continue to monitor all policies and procedures concerning library budget allocations. Indicate any areas where changes/improvements need to be made and provide recommendations to the Faculty Senate and the Dean of Libraries.
  • Report needs of the UNT libraries and how these relate to the UNT community as a whole.
  • Continue to lobby for more funding for the library.
  • Provide projections on the impact on libraries for AY 2010-2011 of the budgeting process.
  • In cooperation with the Dean of Libraries, gather data regarding library spending at UNT on a per-student and a per-faculty basis. Gather similar data from schools in our peer groups, as well as some other universities that are members of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). To the extent that such data are available over a number of years, collect these as well. Report comparative results to the Faculty Senate and the Dean of Libraries.
  • At least once per semester report to the Committee on Faculty Participation in Governance regarding any issues of concern the University Library Committee might have with respect to implementation of its recommendations.