FUNCTION: To consider and propose modifications to University policies that would improve faculty welfare; to study all proposed legislation concerning faculty welfare and submit recommendations to the Faculty Council.
COMPOSITION: Seven (7) voting members of the General Faculty for three (3) year staggered terms, including a faculty member from the School of Law. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two (2) voting faculty members of the Faculty Council for one (1) 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. In addition, this committee shall appoint a member to serve ex-officio with vote on both the Gender Equity Council and on the Wellness Network Executive Board.
The committee will meet in the conference room in the Office of the General Faculty and Faculty Council, and Office of the Faculty Ombuds, WMB 2.102. The Office is just next door to the US Post Office on campus.