Standing Committees

A chairperson for each of the following committees is elected annually by committee members of the respective committee.  No one faculty member shall serve as chair for longer than a three (3) year period.  As a formal sign of appreciation, chairpersons will write formal letters of appreciation to each committee member who has actively served on his/her respective committee.  At least five (5) business days prior to a scheduled meeting, chairs of committees will announce electronically to all resident faculty the time and location of the meeting, as well as the meeting’s agenda.  All resident faculty members are free to attend any meeting of a standing committee at any time.  Chairs of committees are to report the completed and in-progress work of their respective committee at each Faculty Council meeting.  At no time are chairs of committees to write letters of inquiry or protest to administrators on behalf of the committee without first seeking guidance from, and gaining approval of, the Faculty Council.

  1. Faculty Affairs Committee

    This body shall be concerned with questions of faculty welfare and shall prepare recommendations on such matters to submit to the Faculty Council.  Its various duties include revision of the Campus Handbook and the evaluation and ranking of Regional Campus University Teaching, Professional Development, and Field Experience Awards.  The Trumbull Campus Dean or his/her designate shall be an ex-officio member of this committee. 

  2. Academic Affairs Committee

    This body shall be concerned with questions of curricula, course offerings, scheduling, and academic standards.  It shall make recommendations to the Faculty Council in these areas.  The Trumbull Campus Dean or his/her designate shall be an ex-officio member of this committee. 
     

  3. Educational Resources Committee

    This body shall be concerned with the promotion and maintenance of an Educational Resource Center.  It shall present recommendations to the Faculty Council as to the substance and character of the library.  It shall recommend priorities for purchasing educational resource materials.  The Trumbull Campus Dean or his/her designate shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.

  4. Community Relations Committee

    This body shall be concerned with the unique contributions the University can make to the community and the maintenance of satisfactory relations between the Trumbull Campus and the community.  The Trumbull Campus Dean or his/her designate shall be an ex-officio member of this committee.