Currently, the Department of Economics has a representative on the following standing College Committees: the Business College Curriculum Committee, the Graduate Council, the College Advisory Committee (CAC), and associated subcommittees. The membership with full privileges of the graduate faculty of the Department by simple majority elect for two year terms one of their members, who, with the Chairperson, are the representatives for the Department on the Graduate Council. An alternate is also elected. The membership with full privileges of the graduate faculty of the Department by simple majority elect the nominee(s) to the Ad Hoc Graduate Faculty Committee each time that committee is formed. It is the responsibility of all these committee members to represent the Department in the respective committees, to keep the Department apprised of developments on these committees, and to consult with the Department when appropriate.