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Chapter 1: Faculty Governance,  Section IV: Standing Committees

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B. Membership

1. Unless otherwise specified in Policy Memoranda 1.501, 1.502, and 1.503, faculty and administrative staff members of standing committees shall be appointed by the President from panels of names submitted by the Faculty Committee on Committees. All panels shall include at least two names more than required to make initial appointments and deemed necessary to fill any subsequent vacancies. Unless otherwise specified in Policy Memoranda 1.501, 1.502, and 1.503, appointments shall be for two-year staggered terms, commencing on the first class day of the fall semester. Unless otherwise specified below, the Chair and Vice Chair of each committee shall be elected by the members of the committee at the first meeting in the fall semester of each year. Individuals on early retirement, phased retirement, or modified service shall not be eligible to serve on standing committees when the membership is elected.  
2. Except as provided in Policy Memorandum 1.502, all standing committee members from the student body shall be appointed by the President from panels of names submitted by the appropriate student committee. If any student panels have not been submitted to the President by October 1, then the Dean of Students after consultation with student leaders shall supply the needed list or lists of names. All panels shall include at least two names more than required to make initial appointments and considered necessary to fill any subsequent vacancies.
3. Appropriate administrative officers, whether or not members of the General Faculty, shall be designated as administrative advisers to standing committees. Administrative advisers shall not have vote.
4. The President shall serve as an ex officio member of all standing committees. In addition, the Regents' Rules and Regulations may specify other administrative officials to serve as voting members of specific committees.

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