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DOCUMENTS OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL FACULTY


On behalf of the Committee on Committees, Professor Larry Abraham (curriculum and instruction), submitted the following recommendation to create an information technology standing committee. The original motion from Dr. Desiderio Kovar1 (D 3694) was presented to and approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on January 24, 2005. On January 26, 2005, Chair Linda Reichl asked the Committee on Committees to review the proposal and make its recommendation.

The Secretary has classified this as general legislation. The Faculty Council will act on the motion at its meeting on February 21, 2005.



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Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council




This legislation was posted on the Faculty Council Web site on February 18, 2005. Paper copies are available on request from the Office of the General Faculty, FAC 22, F9500.
1 Corrected spelling of last name on March 25, 2005.

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COMMITTEE ON COMMITTEES RECOMMENDATION TO CREATE AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY STANDING COMMITTEE OF THE GENERAL FACULTY


After reviewing the proposal by Dr. Desiderio Kovar,2 the Committee on Committees recommends the creation of a new Type C standing committee of the faculty:

  C-13 Information Technology Committee

FUNCTION: To recommend to the president, and to the vice-president for information technology, and to the Faculty Council changes in policies regarding information technology; to consult with and advise the vice-president for information technology about policies and procedures pertaining to information technology at The University.

COMPOSITION: Eight members of the General Faculty, four staff members, and four students. Staff members shall be appointed to two-year rotating terms by the president, from a panel of names submitted by the Staff Council. One student member shall be appointed to a one-year term by the president in the fall from a panel of names submitted by each of the student government and the student senate, and two members shall be appointed to one-year terms by the president from a panel of names submitted by the graduate student assembly. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, who shall be members of the General Faculty. The vice-president for information technology shall serve as an ex-officio member without vote. A representative from each of the following shall be selected by the president to serve as an administrative adviser without vote: the division of innovative instruction and assessment, the college and school technology coordinators, financial affairs, department chairs.


2 Corrected spelling of last name on March 25, 2005.