FUNCTION: To represent the faculty, staff, and students in the
planning and programming of buildings. The committee shall have
a strong voice in (a) campus master planning, (b) priority of building
construction, (c) building location, (d) programming of buildings,
and (e) reviewing and recommending of final plans. It shall report
to the president and periodically to the Faculty Council. During
the preparation of the preliminary plans for the erection of a
particular building, the president shall appoint a special committee,
composed of faculty (and students, when appropriate) who have a
direct interest in the proposed building, to serve until the completion
thereof, one of whom shall be designated as a voting member of
the Faculty Building Advisory Committee for the specified building.
Whenever a building is to include library facilities, the University
librarian is to be added as an administrative advisor to the special
Nine voting members of the General Faculty, including a representative from the School of Architecture, and one member of the University staff, all appointed by the President for five-year terms. Two undergraduate students appointed by the President from a panel of names submitted by Student Government, and one graduate student from a panel submitted by the Graduate Student Assembly. Students shall serve one-year terms and shall be eligible for reappointment. The students may not be from the same college or school. 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 Vice President for University Operations or a delegate shall be an ex officio member. The UT System Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning and Construction and a representative from the Office of Campus Planning and Facilities Management shall serve as administrative advisors without vote.