Faculty Affairs Committee

The Faculty Affairs Committee reviews policies pertaining to faculty members' campus life for necessary editions and amendments, in addition to creating new protections for faculty. The committee strives to ensure that policies related to, but not limited to, employment, academic freedom, morale, and perquisites are kept in high standards and within the principles of shared governance.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members, of whom four must be Senators, one must be an Assistant Professor, and one must be a professional track faculty member; one undergraduate student and two graduate students; one staff member; and the following persons or a representative of each: the President, the Senior Vice President and Provost, and the Director of Human Resources. One elected Council of University System Faculty representative from the University shall serve as a voting ex officio member.

For more information about the Faculty Affairs Committee, please contact the committee coordinator, Sarah Hughes, at sehughes@umd.edu.