TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-7 University of Texas Libraries Committee

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

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

Committee's annual reports from previous years:

2011-2012
 

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: Eight voting members of the General Faculty for three-year staggered terms, three staff members for two-year staggered terms, and seven students. Staff members shall be appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by the Staff Council and shall include two research staff representatives. Two students shall be appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by Student Government, three from a panel submitted by the Senate of College Councils, and two from a panel submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each year, the committee shall elect its own Chair and Vice Chair who shall be voting faculty members of the committee. 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, 2012-13:
  Atkinson, Nigel 2012-2014 associate professor, biological sciences
  Burris, Ethan 2012-2014 associate professor, management
  Gershoff, Andrew 2012-2014 associate professor, marketing administration
  Kumar, Shanti 2011-2013 associate professor, radio-television-film
  Leal, David L. 2011-2013 associate professor, government
  Roy, Loriene 2012-2015 professor, information
  Volker, Deborah L. 2011-2013 associate professor, nursing
  Winship, Michael B. 2011-2013 professor, English

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Boone, Catherine 2012-2013 professor, government
  Brown, Keffrelyn 2012-2013 assistant professor, curriculum and instruction

Three Staff:
  Abbey, Linda 2012-2014 constituent relations officer, vice provost's office
  Montroy, Kim 2011-2013 help desk specialist, ITS
  Palaima, Carolyn 2011-2013 program manager, LAS, COLA

Seven Students:
  Brown, Wills 2012-2013 Student Government representative, senior, psychology
  Bush, Meredith Anne 2012-2013 Graduate Student Assembly representative, geological sciences
  Davis, Wynne 2012-2013 Senate of College Councils representative, freshman, electrical engineering
  Fletcher, Lydia Alene 2012-2013 Graduate Student Assembly representative, information studies
  Lund, Thor 2012-2013 Student Government representative, senior, mechanical engineering
  Pickert, Becky 2012-2013 Senate of College Councils representative, sophomore, business
  Wright, Laura 2012-2013 Senate of College Councils representative, junior, plan II, biology

Administrative Advisor:
  Heath, Fred M. ex officio
without vote
vice provost and director, University of Texas Libraries