TYPE C: INSTITUTIONAL POLICY OR GOVERNANCE

C-7 University of Texas Libraries Committee

Chair: Michael B. Winship
Chair Elect: Loriene Roy
Minutes (PDF):

To be posted following meetings, if appropriate.


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

Committee's annual reports from previous years:
2013-2014

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, 2013-14:
  Atkinson, Nigel 2012-2014 associate professor, biological sciences
  Burris, Ethan 2012-2014 associate professor, management
  Fahrenthold, Eric P. 2013-2016 professor, mechanical engineering
  Gershoff, Andrew 2012-2014 associate professor, marketing administration
  Kumar, Shanti 2013-2015 associate professor, radio-television-film
  Leoshko, Janice 2013-2016 associate professor, art and art history
  Roy, Loriene 2012-2015 professor, information
  Spinuzzi, Clay 2013-2016 associate profesor, rhetoric and writing
  Winship, Michael B. 2013-2014 professor, English, continuing as chair

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Clarke, John R. 2013-2014 professor, art and art history
  Gooden, Mark A. 2013-2014 associate professor, educational administration

Three Staff:
  Abbey, Linda 2012-2014 constituent relations officer, vice provost's office
  Bitzel, Alanna 2013-2015 academic counselor, intercollegiate athletics
  Montroy, Kim 2013-2015 help desk specialist, ITS

Seven Students:
  Cockerham, Brent 2013-2014 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Gao, Zhufeng 2013-2014 Graduate Student Assembly representative
  Paz, Jessica Maria 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative
  Ramamoorthy, Divya 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative
  Ricoy, Giselle Nicolete 2013-2014 Student Government representative
  Selvidge, Jeremy M. 2013-2014 Senate of College Councils representative
  Villarreal, David 2013-2014 Student Government representative

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