University Committee List
The Committee List
The following are the Academic Senate Committees and Committees to which the Senate makes appointments. (At bottom is list of the Senate Chairs' committee.)
Academic Integrity (Council for Promoting) (CPAI): Seven faculty (4 chosen by Senate, 2 from Graduate Coordinators' Committee, 1 by the Provost) in accordance with (EM 04-36)
All University Responsibility Teacher Education Council (AURTEC): One faculty member who is the Chair of the Educational Policies and Program Committee (EPPC). Provides program and policy oversight of the teacher education programs. (EM 89-10)
Arboretum Committee: Four faculty members, 2-year term, renewable. Participates in the development and critique of policies and plans that affect the campus Arboretum and related programs.
Campus Planning Committee: Senate Chair, renewable if re-elected. Advise the president regarding; annual review and update of a long-range plan for physical development of the campus and its expression as a five-year program, including selection of sites for new buildings and other facilities; coordination of campus planning with surrounding jurisdictions; conformance of projects with Campus Master Plan, Campus Strategic Plan, and the Academic Master Plan.
Campus Sustainability Committee (CSC): Two faculty members, 2-years staggered. (One potentially the GE Sustainability Pathway Coordinator.) The role of the CSC is to serve in an advisory capacity to all campus departments, colleges and other entities in an effort to advance environmental, social and economic sustainability at CSUC in accordance with EM 11-017.
Commencement Committee: Four faculty for a 1-year term (1 chosen by Senate, 3 chosen by Council of Academic Deans). Plans and conducts commencement exercises in accordance with the Commencement Policy. Works with the Director of Alumni Relations. (EM 84-05)
Curriculum Advisory Board (CAB): Eight "elected" faculty members, One each "elected by and from" each college and one by and from the Library, 2-year staggered terms, renewable. Responsible for making recommendations to the Provost or designee on the implementation, monitoring, and development of the GE program. In consultation with appropriate disciplinary faculty, it is responsible for the coordination of assessment and the addition or deletion of individual courses as well as any proposed substitutions. Since CAB will advise the Provost on a major university program, it may either initiate advice or respond to requests for advice. (EM 10-01)
Educational Policies And Programs Committee: One of the two Standing Committees of the Academic Senate, though which the Senate does most of its work. In addition to the senators appointed to the committee, there are seats for three faculty (non-senators), 1-year terms. Establishes, reviews, and monitors all curricular policies and academic requirements. Reviews changes in reorganization of departments, schools and programs. EPPC meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
(Guidelines are available by contacting the Academic Senate office)
Enhancement of Multicultural Understanding: This award will be granted to an individual student or recognized student organization that has significantly contributed to the development of a positive multicultural environment at California State University, Chico. (Award)
Environmental Affairs Council (Associated Students): One faculty, 1-year term, renewable. Council is to act as an advocate for the general health of the Earth's physical and biological environment, and to raise and address specific issues associated with the environment. (Code)
Event Funding Allocation Council (Associated Students): One faculty, 1-year term, renewable. This is a funding council chaired by the AS Commissioner of Student Programs and Organizations (SOAP). This council is in charge of allocating funds to support events run by recognized student organizations and clubs on campus. The goal of the council is to fund programs, projects and events that have an academic, social or educational emphasis and directly benefits the CSUC students.
Faculty And Student Policies Committee: One of the two Standing Committees of the Academic Senate, though which the Senate does most of its work. In addition to the senators appointed to the committee, there are seats for three faculty (non-senators), 1-year term. Concerned with all issues relating to faculty retention, tenure, and promotion; faculty recognition, support, professional development, and leaves; faculty governance, such as department chair policies and relations between faculty and administration. This committee, in consultation with the VPSA, will recommend student policies to the University President. FASPC meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Financial Aid Advisory Committee: One faculty member. Committee meets 4-6 times per year to discuss Financial Aid policy.
First Year Experience: One faculty member appointed by the Academic Senate officers for a one-year period. FYE is a coordinating body set up to ensure that efforts are made to create a cohesive first year experience across the many offices involved in this work.
Government Affairs Committee (Associated Students): One faculty, 1-year term. Makes recommendations concerning action, legislation and issues before governmental bodies that affect students and the University community.
Instructionally Related Activities Advisory Committee: Four faculty, nominated by the Academic Senate officers; appointed by the University President for a 2-year term. The IRA committee will make recommendations to the President on the level of IRA fees and the allocation of IRA fees. (EM 87-09)
International Programs (Academic Council For): One faculty member by the chair of the Academic Senate upon consultation with the Provost and the Director of International Studies. Council plays a significant leadership role in our pan-collegial efforts to internationalize the University and its curriculum.
Legislative Affairs Council (Associated Students): One faculty member, 1 year appt., renewable. The Legislative Affairs Council is chaired by the AS Director of Legislative Affairs. This council is responsible for keeping the student body informed of all legislative action which affects students, empowers students to vote by coordinating a campus-based voter registration each semester there is an election, as well as hosting various forums of a political nature.
MultiCultural Affairs Council (Associated Students): One faculty member, 1-year appt., renewable. Acts as the representative body of the multicultural community, taking action and recommending policy or policy changes to both the University and the AS. (Code)
Public Safety Committee (University): One faculty member, 3 year appt. Promotes the cause of safety throughout the university and to increase awareness of safety conditions and programs among all members of the university community. (EM 05-07)
Research & Sponsored Programs: Eight elected faculty members from each college for a 3-year term.
Speech And Advocacy Advisory Board (SAAB): Four faculty, 1-year term in accordance with (EM 86/12 not yet available on line)
Student Evaluation Of Teaching: Two faculty, 2-year term, staggered. Approves departmental questionnaires and procedures for all development and implement of a standard questionnaire.
Student Council on Health Services : One faculty, 1-year term, renewable. Provides formal communication between the campus community and the Student Health Center.
Transportation Committee: One faculty member, appointed by the University President. 1-year term. The committee is consulted about the distribution of campus revenues generated from parking fines and forfeitures and used for the development and operation of alternative methods of transportation.
University Budget Committee: The charge to the Committee is to meet regularly to review the relationship of academic programs and campus budget; to provide timely participation by faculty and students in budget processes; to propose broad strategies for adjusting the academic programs and budget to one another; and to review the effects of their implementation before adoption by the University. (EM 05-17 )
University Technology Advisory Committee (UTAC) : One faculty member appointed by the Academic Senate Executive Committee. One-year term. The University Technology Advisory Committee (UTAC) is a standing committee that reports to the Chief Information Officer and provides a forum for broad-based advice and assistance in implementing Chico's Information Technology Strategic Plan. The committee reviews project plans and assists in setting implementation priorities. The UTAC will make technology and policy recommendations to the CIO. The CIO, the UTAC chair, or UTAC by majority vote, will bring recommendations to the executive technology committee. UTAC will make technology and policy recommendations to the CIO who is primarily responsible for bringing these recommendations to the executive technology committee and/or the cabinet. (EM 06-84)
WREC Advisory Council formerly (RSSLC): One faculty member for one-year term. The WREC Advisory Council acts as a liaison between the Recreational Sports Program (RSP) and the campus community.
You can access meeting and minutes information for various committees using the campus Exchange Server!
- Open your mail client (Outlook or Entourage)
- Go to Public Folders
- Go to Academic Affairs
- Go to Senate.
Minutes and agendas for meetings of the Senate and its Standing Committees are available in the Senate Agendas and Minutes section.
The Academic Senate Chair serves as a representative to the following committees:
- Campus Fee Advisory Committee
- Campus Planning Executive Committee and Land Use Aesthetics (CPEC)
- Council for Institutional Effectiveness & Accountability (CIE&A)
- Enrollment Management
- Executive Committee
- First Year Experience
- Glenn Kendall Award
- Access Technology Initiative
- President's Cabinet
- Staff Council
- University Construction Advisory Committee (UCAC)
- WASC Steering Committee