TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-7 University of Texas Libraries Committee

Chair: Christopher J. Bell
Chair Elect: Christopher J. Bell

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
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2008-09 Annual Report

FUNCTION: To become well informed concerning the functions of the University of Texas Libraries, including the branch libraries. To advise in development of policies and procedures; to advise the librarian, the Faculty Council and the president concerning the direction and growth of the University of Texas Libraries; to advise the president in the event it becomes necessary to appoint a new librarian.

COMPOSITION: At least eight members of the General Faculty, three staff members, and seven students. Staff members shall be appointed by the president from panels of names submitted by the Staff Council and shall include two research staff representatives. Student members shall be appointed by the president in the fall from panels of names submitted by the appropriate student committees and shall include two representatives from Student Government, three from the Senate of College Councils, and two from 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 director of the University of Texas Libraries shall serve as administrative advisor without vote. Heads of other administrative units on campus that include library programs and services shall be invited to provide comment and information as the need arises.

Members, 2009-10:
  Anderson, Ronald B. 2009-2011 associate professor, advertising
  Hansen, Kathryn G. 2008-2010 professor, Asian studies
  Hunt, Warren A. 2008-2010 professor, computer sciences
  Kevorkian, Martin W. 2009-2011 associate professor, English
  Kumar, Shanti 2009-2011 associate professor, English
  Kutanoglu, Erhan 2008-2010 associate professor, mechanical engineering
  Leal, David L. 2008-2010 associate professor, government
  Ralls, Kenneth M. 2009-2011 professor, mechanical engineering

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Bell, Christopher J. 2009-2010 associate professor, geological sciences
  Taylor, Rabun 2009-2010 assistant professor, classics

Three Staff :
  Abbey, Linda S. 2009-2011 marketing manager, libraries
  Snay, Cheryl K. 2008-2010 social science/humanities research associate III
  TBD 2009-2011 Staff Council representative

Seven Students:
  Conaway, Elizabeth A. 2009-2010 Student Government representative
  Dong, Lorraine D. 2009-2010 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Gatten, Brian C. 2009-2010 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Humphreys, Jordan M. 2009-2010 Senate of College Councils representative
  Klabunde, Christopher 2009-2010 Student Government representative
  Lim, Tracy Tan 2009-2010 Senate of College Councils representative
  Liu, David G. 2009-2010 Senate of College Councils representative

Administrative Advisor:
  Heath, Fred M. ex officio vice provost and director, University of Texas Libraries