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University Governance

Major University policy issues are routed through University Policy Committees whose members are appointed by the University Coordinating Committee.

The University Policy Committees are the final collaborative bodies with the authority to formulate and recommend new University policy and major strategic change, and to review significant change in existing policy. 

  

Committees

The governance system is comprised of a meta committee, six policy committees and two standing committees.

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Task Forces

Task forces are temporary ad hoc committees to address specific policy issues.

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University Governance News

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      University Governance MATTERS

      4 Shared Governance fall 2017 selected accomplishments (in no particular order):

      1. Discontinuance of German major for enrollment in Fall 2018 and later 2. Discontinuance of German minor for enrollment in Fall 2018 and later 3. New policy for managing EthicsPoint messages regarding faculty  4. Amended Faculty Handbook re: Criteria for Reconsideration of Negative Tenure, Promotion or Reappointment Decision  (Sects. 3.4.8, 3.4A.1.4, and 3.4A.2.4).

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      Task Forces

      The Diversity and Inclusion Task Force completed their recommendations to the administrator.  Read more>>