|Actions: ||The Committee on Committees met on May 23, 2019 and June 3, 2019 to review all of the committee volunteers and their statements. There were 97 membership openings to fill on the ten standing committees of the Senate, and the Committee on Committees received and reviewed 448 volunteer applications from the various constituencies on campus. The committee endeavored to create balanced standing committee memberships, representing a variety of Colleges/Schools, departments/units, disciplines, and gender, to the best of its ability. The committee selected faculty, staff, and student volunteers to fill the 97 open positions. The committee members used the volunteers’ top three choices from their preference form to place volunteers onto respective committees. In addition, committee members and Senate Office staff were assigned responsibilities for further recruitment efforts, as needed.|
The 2019-2020 Committee on Committees approved the final slate on June 18, 2019. Following the final placements, the Senate Office informed all of the volunteers whether they had been placed on a committee for the 2019-2020 academic year. The Senate Office staff worked with the Chair of the Committee on Committees to fill any vacancies that arose during the summer.
The Senate Chair-Elect worked with the Provost's Office to create a slate of candidates for the University Library Council. In accordance with the University Library Council Bylaws, the slate of appointees w reviasewed and approved by the Committee on Committees and the Senior Vice President and Provost.
The Senate Chair and the Director of the Senate worked with the Vice President of Research to create a slate of appointees for the University Research Council. The Research Council slate was reviewed and approved by the Committee on Committees.
The Senate Chair and the Director of the Senate also worked with the Vice President of Information Technology (IT) and Chief Information Officer to create a slate of appointees for the University IT Council. The IT Council slate as reviewed and approved by the Committee on Committees.
Any vacancies on committees and councils will be filled in accordance with the Bylaws.