Faculty Senate Committees:  2019 - 2020

The Faculty Senate committees for 2019-2020 were determined at the August 20, 2019 meeting. 

 

* Executive Committee = C.C. Wharram (Chair), Jeff Stowell (Vice-Chair), Donald Holly (Recorder)
  • Meet monthly with the President and Provost of the University.
  • Shall be as described in Robert’s Rules of Order.
    • Chair duties: Serve on CUPB and one CUPB subcommittee; conduct Faculty Senate meetings; meet monthly with chairs of CAA, CFR, CGS, and COTE; organize the spring EIU faculty retirement reception (gifts, location, catering, and invitations).
    • Vice-Chair duties: Serve as Elections committee chair; organize and run Faculty Senate Spring election and if needed Fall special election.
    • Recorder duties: Take minutes at Faculty Senate meetings; Update the Faculty Senate webpages.

* Elections & Nominations Committee = Jeff Stowell (chair)

  • Solicit faculty members willing to be appointed to various committees and boards on campus
  • Make appointments to all university committees and boards
  • Solicit faculty members willing to run for election to university committees and boards
  • Serve as liaison between Faculty Senate and all other university committees and boards
  • Conduct all faculty elections
  • Determine procedures to fill vacancies on Faculty Senate committees and boards

* Faculty-Staff Relations & Faculty-Student Committee =  Steve Brantley (chair); Noor Khamisani (student representative)

  • Work in conjunction with the Staff Senate and Student Senate
  • Monitor and coordinate efforts on issues that affect faculty, staff, and students

* Budget Transparency Committee = Bruce Barnard (chair)

  • Examine campus budgetary issues affecting faculty

* Faculty Forum Committee = Teshome Abebe (chair)

  • Host a periodic forum dedicated to a current issue affecting the campus

* Awards Committee = Nichole Hugo (chair)

  • Administer the annual Faculty Senate awards

* Parliamentarian: Kai "Billy" Hung