University-wide (Joint) Committees

 

 

The Joint Budget Committee

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Soliciting, studying, and reviewing all available and pertinent information relating to the university budget and budget issues.

  2. Recommending to the chancellor action to be taken on budgetary proposals. Proposals of concern should include, but not be limited to, new programs and units, shifts in resources from one division to another, and the allocation of new resources. Budget proposals shall be subject to governance review prior to reporting to the chancellor.

  3. Reporting promptly to the governance groups all actions taken.

Membership shall consist of seven faculty, one of whom shall be the vice-chair of the faculty senate, four academic staff, one of whom shall be the vice-chair of the academic staff council, and two students. There shall be at least one representative from each of the following academic units: the College of Liberal Studies, the College of Science and Allied Health, the College of Business Administration, and the College of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Teacher Education. Consecutive appointments may be allowed for up to five years. Four faculty members, one from each of the academic units, shall be appointed as alternates to fill vacancies. Academic staff members and alternates shall be appointed by the academic staff council. Administrative consultants to the committee shall include the provost/vice chancellor, assistant chancellor for administrative services, assistant chancellor for budget planning and control, dean of student development and academic services, director of university graduate studies, academic deans, and chief information officer. The chairperson of the committee shall be elected from its faculty membership.   

The committee shall report directly to the chancellor.

 

 

The Joint Information Technology Services Committee

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Studying and recommending policies to the chancellor on ways to improve information and technology that support students, faculty, and staff.

  2. Advising Information Technology Services (ITS) on strategies for the evaluation, planning and implementation of new technology applications that can enhance the academic mission of the university or its effective administration.

  3. Advising ITS on ways to improve its operational responsibilities for the instructional and media services, library, consulting and support services, information systems and operations and networking.

Membership of the committee shall consist of five faculty, three academic staff, and three students. There shall be at least one representative from each of the following academic units: the College of Liberal Studies, the College of Science and Allied Health, the College of Business Administration, and the College of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Teacher Education. The chief information officer and the library director shall serve as administrative consultants to the committee. The committee shall elect its chairperson.  The committee shall report directly to the chancellor.

 

 

The Joint Committee on Minority Affairs

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Advising the Assistant to the Chancellor for Affirmative Action on the implementation of Plan 2008.

  2. Serving as advisory committee for the Office of Multicultural Student Services.

  3. Advising the chancellor of any recommendations concerning minority affairs.

Membership of the committee shall consist of seven faculty, three academic staff, and three students. The assistant to the chancellor for affirmative action and the director of multicultural student services shall serve as administrative consultants to the committee.  The committee shall elect its chairperson.  The committee shall report directly to the chancellor.

 

 

The Joint Physical Facilities Committee

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Receiving proposals and recommending names for buildings and other physical facilities to the chancellor.

  2. Advising the assistant chancellor for administrative services on specific facility issues that arise.

  3. Advising the administration of student and employee opinion regarding campus physical facilities.

Membership of the committee shall consist of five faculty, three academic staff, and two students. The assistant chancellor for administrative services shall serve as an administrative consultant to the committee. The committee shall elect its chairperson.  The committee shall report directly to the chancellor.

 

 

The Joint Legislative and Regents Relations Committee

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Advocating on behalf of the university on legislative issues.

  2. Assisting the legislative liaison in coordinating efforts with other campus legislative activities.

  3. Gathering information bout pertinent legislative issues and effectively communicating their impact on and to the campus.

  4. Increasing awareness and involvement of students and employees in elections, including registration efforts, get-out-the- vote efforts, and attending campus meetings and forums for candidates.

Membership of the committee shall consist of three faculty, three academic staff, and three students. The legislative liaison shall serve as an administrative consultant to the committee. The committee shall elect its chairperson.  The committee shall report directly to the chancellor.

 

 

Source: Chancellor’s Office July 2001