A2 Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets

FUNCTION: The committee will serve in an advisory capacity to the president and provost. The committee will review University budgets and make appropriate recommendations.

COMPOSITION: Each year the president shall nominate five (5) voting members of the General Faculty, and the Faculty Council shall nominate five (5) voting members of the General Faculty, and each shall select two (2) new members from the other's nominations to serve three (3) year terms. In addition, every year the Chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two (2) voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms. Each fall, the committee shall elect a chair elect who shall be a voting faculty member of the committee, though, if that proves impossible, it shall elect a vice chair as an interim measure, while continuing to seek a chair elect. Each committee shall make an annual report on its work, in writing, to the General Faculty and Faculty Council. The faculty representative on the University Budget Council shall serve as an ex-officio member with vote, and the senior vice provost for resource management shall serve as administrative advisor without vote.

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited

Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited

Annual Report



2023-2024 Membership

2023-24 Committee Chair
Charlton Lewis, Senior Lecturer, Architecture
Shelly Rodriguez, Professor of Practice, UTeach-Natural Sciences



Janice Fischer, Professor, Molecular Biosciences *
Charlton Lewis, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture *
Pamela Paxton, Professor, Sociology **
Victor Sáenz, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy **


John-Paul Clarke, Professor, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics**
Liliana Garces, Professor, Educational Leadership and Policy **
Kristie Loescher, Professor of Instruction, Management *
Stephennie Mulder, Associate Professor, Art and Art History *


Jacqueline Angel, Professor, School of Public Affairs *
Paul Bonin-Rodriguez, Associate Professor, Theatre and Dance *
Cynthia Franklin, Professor, School of Social Work **
James Howison, Associate Professor, School of Information **

2023-2024 Faculty Council Representatives

Joel Nibert, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Mathematics
Haiqing Xu, Associate Professor, Economics


* Appointed by the president from a panel of names submitted by the Faculty Council.
** Appointed by the Faculty Council from a panel of names submitted by the president.

Administrative Advisers


Robert Town, University Budget Council Representative (with vote)
Larry Singell, Senior Vice Provost for Resource Management (without vote)

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