FUNCTION: To advise the president on personnel for standing committees of the General Faculty and the uses to be made of the committee system; to make recommendations to the Faculty Council regarding changes in composition, functions, and responsibilities of standing committees, including term limits and voting rights of committee members.1
COMPOSITION: Nine members of the
General Faculty, at least six of them appointed from a panel of
twelve faculty members elected by the General Faculty through
the Hare System of voting. In addition, every year the chair of
the Faculty Council shall appoint two General Faculty members
of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee.
The secretary of the General Faculty (ex officio) and the chair elect of the Faculty Council (non-voting ex officio) shall also be members of the committee. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice
chair, both of whom shall be members of the General Faculty. No
member except the secretary of the General Faculty may serve continuously
for more than four years.
1Revisions (D 7845-7846) approved by the Faculty Council on February 25, 2010. Final approval was received from the president on September 3, 2010.