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May 2, 2013



Faculty Senate requesting volunteers for Faculty Senate and Presidential committees

By Faculty Senate

May 2, 2013

Colleagues,

My term as Faculty Senate president will begin May 14. One of the first responsibilities of the incoming president and the newly constituted Executive Committee is the identification and nomination of faculty members and unclassified professional staff to serve on university committees. Because these committees are an essential element of the university’s shared governance initiative, I strongly encourage you to consider serving on one or more of them in the upcoming academic year.

The names of each committee along with the number of members needed are listed below. For Faculty Senate committees we will appoint the faculty members or unclassified professionals that are needed to complete each committee’s membership. For presidential and other university committees, we will recommend appointments, with the final selection being made by those who oversee the committees. The length of term for each committee can vary from one to three years. Should you need further information about one or more of these committees, please contact the current chair of the committee. Their names are listed in the committee handbook, which can be found on the office of academic personnel website.

Here is a link to a questionnaire for your use. Please take a few moments to fill it out and return it to Candace LaBerge, candaceb@k-state.edu, if you have interest in serving on one or more of the following committees. This is of great assistance to us as we make committee appointments and recommendations.

I would appreciate hearing from you by Friday, May 10. Thank you in advance for your consideration of this opportunity. I look forward to working with you during the coming academic year.

Cordially,

Julia Keen,
jkeen@k-state.edu
Committee/Other Membership needs

Faculty Senate Committees
2090 Faculty Salaries and Fringe Benefits, 3 faculty or unclassified professionals
2095 University Handbook & Policy, 3 faculty or unclassified professionals
3020 Bachelor's Degree Completion Advisory Program Committee, 3 faculty or unclassified professionals
3030 Undergraduate Grievance Board, 2 faculty members
3035 University Calendar Committee, 1 faculty or unclassified professional
3040 University Library Committee, 3 faculty or unclassified professionals
Faculty Senate representative to Student Senate, 1 faculty or unclassified professional

Presidential Committees
8010 Distinguished Lectures Committee, 2 faculty or unclassified professionals
8040 Campus Planning and Development Advisory Committee, 1 faculty or unclassified professional
8041 Council on Parking Operations, 1 faculty
8042 Parking Citation Appeals Board, 1 faculty or unclassified professional
8050 Campus Environmental Health and Safety Committee, 1 faculty
8073 K-State Classified Award of Excellence Selection Committee, 1 faculty and 1 unclassified professional
8074 President's Award of Excellence for Unclassified Professionals Selection Committee, 2 unclassified professionals
8075 Commission on the Status of Women, 2 faculty and 3 unclassified professionals
8078 KSU Campaign for Nonviolence, 1 faculty and 1 unclassified professional
8080 Integrity in Research and Scholarly Activity, 4 tenured graduate faculty
8270 Out-of-State Fees Appeals Committee, 2 faculty or unclassified professionals
8504 Big 12 Faculty Fellowship, 2 faculty