Presentation on theme: "Committees “Get Involved” Sponsored by the Academic Staff Personnel Committee & The University Nominating Committee."— Presentation transcript:
Committees “Get Involved” Sponsored by the Academic Staff Personnel Committee & The University Nominating Committee
Committees: A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours. ~Milton Berle A committee is a thing which takes a week to do what one good man can do in an hour. ~Elbert Hubbard A camel looks like a horse that was planned by a committee. ~Author Unknown A committee is a group of the unwilling chosen form the unfit, to do the unnecessary. ~Author Unknown If you live in a country run by committee, be on the committee. ~Author Unknown “This committee will have two functions – to execute my plans and to be accountable if they fail” Committee work gets a bad wrap.... But committees are a GREAT opportunity to get involved, learn, and develop!
Committees have many origins University Senate Academic Affairs AdministrativeStudent Affairs University Wide Ad Hoc/Special Function
Here’s what we’re hoping you will take away today: Know what committees opportunities are available Have some idea of committee functions Know how to get involved in what you are interested in Know how to check out a committee prior to getting involved
University Wide Committees Nominated by the University Nominating Committee University Senate Faculty Nominating Committee University Planning Committee University Liberal Education Committee University Faculty Awards Committee University Academic Staff Nominating Committee Academic Staff Complaint, Grievance and Review Committee Academic Staff Professional Development Committee Academic Staff Awards Committee Administrator Review Committee Populated by Faculty Populated by Faculty and Academic Staff Populated by Academic Staff
OPPORTUNITIES EXIST RIGHT NOW: Nominations to the committee will appear on the ballot if given to a member by April 8 th Open opportunities meeting is April 19 th at Noon You can (and are encouraged to)self nominate (or bring a buddy to nominate you). Elections are via university-wide ballot
University Senate Committees Nominated by the University Senate (mostly) Executive Committee Faculty Personnel Committee Academic Staff Personnel Committee Academic Policies Committee Compensation Committee Budget Committee Nominating Committee Physical Plant Planning Committee Technology Committee Populated by Senators only Populated by Senators and “At Large” Populated by people other than Academic Staff *These committees all also have appointed or designated members
Here’s where to find all the committee descriptions: http://www.uwec.edu/use nate/Index.htm Here’s where to find all the meeting notices: http://www.uwec.edu/use nate/Index.htm Oh my – I’m so confused!
Here’s where we get a little confusing: Administrative Committees Populated by the Chancellor or designee
Affirmative Action Review Board Commencement Committee Commission on the Status of Women Putnam Park Commission Service Designation Review Committee Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee on Non-traditional Students Information Management Advisory Committee Information Technology Advisory Committee International Education Advisory Board Professional Development Advisory Council University Assessment Committee University Health Issues Committee Athletic Committee Children’s Center Committee Firearms Committee Forum Committee Instructional Resource Rental Committee International Film Committee New Building Committees Parking Appeals Committee Recreation Committee University Artist Series Committee University Centers Committee University Environmental Health and Safety Advisory Committee Viennese Ball Committee
You’re not out of Opportunities yet! Other Types of Administrative Committees Academic Affairs CommitteesStudent Affairs CommitteesAd Hoc Committees
Student Affairs Committees Professional Development Wellness Committee Student Affairs Assessment Recognition and Rewards Technology in Student Affairs Strategic Planning Contact: Vice Chancellor Beth Hellwig to express interest.
Academic Affairs Committees Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service- Learning Academic Affairs Advisory Committee for Service- Learning Art Accessions Committee Campus Media Advisory Committee Committee for Teaching & Learning ESL/EFL Electronic Communications and Publications Administrative Advisory Committee (ECAP) Family Studies Minor Advisory Committee Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects Committee Graduate Council Scholarship Task Force Student Development Council Veteran Students, Advisory Committee on University Liberal Education Committee (formerly University Liberal Education Committee University General Education Committee) University Research and Creative Activity Council Contact: Committee Chair to express interest http://www.uwec.edu/AcadAff/c ommittees/index.htm
Administrative Committees Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee on Non-Traditional Students Advisory Committee on Non-Traditional Students International Education Advisory Board International Education Advisory Board Council for Assessing and Advancing Student Learning (CAASL) - formerly University Assessment Committee Council for Assessing and Advancing Student Learning (CAASL) University Health Issues Committee University Health Issues Committee Contact: Committee Chair to express interest http://www.uwec.edu/AcadAff/c ommittees/index.htm
Ad Hoc Committees: Let’s name some together: * * There are also opportunities for System Committees but they are often related to position.