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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FFOR 2014-2015


Professor William Beckner (professor, mathematics), chair of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Council Officers for 2014, has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the report set forth below.

Notice is hereby given that this report will be presented to the 2014-15 Faculty Council for action at its special meeting on May 5, 2014. At that meeting, additional nominations may be made from the floor.
Dean Neikirk's signature
Dean Neikirk, Secretary
General Faculty and Faculty Council



   
REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR FOR 2014-2015


The Committee to Nominate Faculty Council Officers for 2014-15 (William Beckner, chair) nominates the persons whose names are set forth below.  Members of the nominating committee include Brian L. Evans (professor, electrical and computer engineering), Elizabeth T Gershoff (associate professor, human development and family sciences), Hillary Hart (distinguished senior lecturer, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering) Martha F. Hilley (professor, music) (psychology), Susan R. Klein (law), Dean P. Neikirk (professor, electrical and computer engineering), and L. Michael White (chair, Graduate Assembly and professor, classics).


NOMINEES FOR CHAIR ELECT
Andrea C. Gore, professor, pharmacy
Susan R. Klein, professor, law
Domino R. Perez, associate professor, English


NOMINEES FOR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS FROM THE FACULTY COUNCIL
1
Coleman Hutchison, associate professor, English
Jody Jensen, professor, kinesiology and health education
Christine L. Julien, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering
Douglas J. Morrice, professor, information, risk, and operations management
David A. Vande Bout, professor, chemistry
Maria D. Wade, associate professor, anthropology


1 On May 5, 2015, Professor Debra J. Umberson, sociology, withdrew her name as a candidate.

The duties of these officers are specified below.

CHAIR ELECT:
Each year the voting members of the Faculty Council shall elect a chair elect from the elected faculty members who shall serve in that capacity for one year. At the end of the year the chair elect shall become chair; if his or her term on the Council would otherwise end, the chair shall be an ex officio member (with the normal voting rights of the chair) for that year. The chair shall preside over the Council. The chair elect shall serve as vice chair if necessary. The chair (or the chair elect in the absence of the chair) shall be a voting member of the Graduate Assembly and shall be a member of its agenda-setting group. If either the chair or the chair elect should cease to be a member of the Faculty Council, the Council shall promptly elect a successor.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
  1. Composition: The chair, chair elect, and past chair of the Faculty Council; the secretary of the Faculty Council; the chair (or the chair elect in the absence of the chair) of the Graduate Assembly; and three Faculty Council members elected by the voting members of the Faculty Council. Terms of service commence on the first class day of the fall semester; they are for one year (though renewable).

  2. Function: To facilitate the work of the Faculty Council and to see that the Council has the benefit of the work done by the standing committees and by the special committees of the Faculty Council; to plan the Council's agenda and other related activities; and to meet at least monthly with the president and his or her designated representatives in order to discuss and advise on educational, institutional, and faculty matters.

Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 1, 2014.