TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-7 University of Texas Libraries Committee

Chair: David Leal
Vice Chair: TBD
Chair Elect: David Leal
Minutes (PDF): To be posted following first meeting.

The initial meeting of the committee will be held on Friday, September 9th, at 2pm in the Libraries conference room – PCL 3.200.

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)

2010-11 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, 2011-12:
  Canning, Charlotte 2010-2012 professor, theatre and dance
  Frazier, Alison K. 2010-2012 associate professor, history
  Kumar, Shanti 2011-2013 associate professor, radio-television-film
  Kutanoglu, Erhan 2010-2012 associate professor, mechanical engineering
  Leal, David L. 2011-2013 associate professor, government
  Mackert, Michael S. 2010-2012 assistant professor, advertising
  Volker, Deborah L. 2011-2013 associate professor, nursing
  Winship, Michael B. 2011-2013 professor, English

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Roberts-Miller, Patricia 2011-2012 associate professor, rhetoric and writing
  Westbrook, Jo Lynn 2011-2012 assistant professor, information

Three Staff :
  Montroy, Kim 2011-2013 help desk specialist, ITS
  TBD 2011-2012 research staff member, Staff Council representative
  TBD 2011-2013 research staff member, Staff Council representative

Seven Students:
  Bush, Meredith A. 2011-2012 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Crook, Lawrence C. 2011-2012 Senate of College Councils representative
  Gatten, Brian C. 2011-2012 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Jones, Alexander P. 2011-2012 Student Government representative
  Loftice, Kendra B. 2011-2012 Senate of College Councils representative
  Nguyen, Christopher 2011-2012 Senate of College Councils representative
  Rabbi, Farhana B. 2011-2012 Student Government representative

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