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Bylaws of the Faculty Assembly

Our Lady of the Lake University

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Approved by the Board of Trustees March 31, 2011 BYLAWS OF THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF OUR LADY OF THE LAKE UNIVERSITY OF SAN ANTONIO ARTICLE I - NAME The name of this organization shall be the Faculty Assembly of Our Lady of the Lake University of San Antonio, hereafter referred to as the Faculty Assembly. ARTICLE II - PURPOSE The purpose of the Faculty Assembly is to participate in the governance of the University, in the achievement of its mission, and in the implementation of its educational programs, It carries out these responsibilities under the direction of the President of Our Lady of the Lake University and in accordance with the policies of the Board of Trustees of Our Lady of the Lake University. ARTICLE III MEMBERSHIP Section 1. The voting members of the Faculty Assembly shall consist of all fulltime personnel of Our Lady of the Lake University who hold academic rank and faculty on phased retirement. This category of membership includes Instructors, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Professors. Lecturers, Visiting Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Professors Emeriti and Faculty Associates are not voting members of the Faculty Assembly but may attend all meetings. Section 2. Nonvoting members of the Faculty Assembly shall consist of the President of the University, Executive Vice President, Chief Academic Officer; and chief administrative officer of each division of the University, and the academic and library deans without academic rank. ARTICLE IV OFFICERS The officers of the Faculty Assembly are the President, President Elect, Past President/Parliamentarian, and Secretary. The Officers of Faculty Assembly along with the chairs of the standing committees of Faculty Assembly will serve as the Executive Committee of the Faculty Assembly. The position of President involves a three-year sequence of leadership: one year as President Elect, one year as President and one year as Past President/Parliamentarian. The Secretary serves for a three-year term. The Faculty Assembly shall elect its officers from nominations submitted by the Faculty Affairs Committee and from the floor at the second to the last scheduled meeting of the spring term. Terms of the Faculty Assembly officers shall begin at the conclusion of the last Faculty Assembly meeting of the spring semester. The Past President and President cannot be candidates for the position of President elect. Should a vacancy occur in the office of President of the Faculty Assembly, the Past President will serve as President and appoint a Parliamentarian for the duration of that term. If there is a vacancy in the position of President Elect position, a replacement for the remainder of the term

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Should a vacancy occur in the position of Secretary, the President shall appoint an interim secretary until the next faculty meeting, at which time a replacement will be elected from a slate of at least two candidates presented by the Faculty Affairs Committee. Should a vacancy occur in the position of the Past President, the President will appoint a parliamentarian to serve the remainder of the term. ARTICLE V DUTIES OF OFFICERS Section 1. The President of Faculty Assembly shall: a) Lead the faculty. b) Prepare the agenda for meetings of the Faculty Assembly in consultation with the Executive Committee and distribute the agenda to the members of the Faculty Assembly members at least two working days1 prior to the meeting. c) Preside at Faculty Assembly meetings. d) Meet regularly with the President of the University and/or designee(s) in order to maintain open communication regarding matters of importance to the faculty. e) Serve as the Faculty Representative to the Board of Trustees. f) Receive reports from the officers of administration or their representatives on policy issues of concern to the Faculty Assembly and disseminate such reports as appropriate to the Faculty Assembly and its committees. g) In consultation with the Faculty Assembly Executive Committee, act on behalf of the Faculty Assembly in urgent matters where it is not practical to convene the Faculty Assembly. h) Act on requests from persons who are not fulltime faculty members for attendance privileges or limited floor privileges for any Faculty Assembly meeting. i) Consult with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees regarding faculty participation on search committees for the President of the University. j) Consult with the President of the University or designated senior administrators regarding faculty participation on search committees for senior administrators. k) Consult with administrators regarding appointments to task forces and ad hoc committees. Section 2. The Past President will serve as Parliamentarian and shall assist the President in seeing that all meetings of the Faculty Assembly are conducted in accordance with these Bylaws and the parliamentary procedures in Roberts Rules of Order, including determining the quorum requirements for meetings. The Past President will preside and/or represent the President at any meetings that the President is unable to attend. Section 3. The President Elect shall assist the presiding officer in creating the agenda of Faculty Assembly. If the President and Past President of the Faculty Assembly are both unable to attend a Faculty Assembly meeting, the President Elect will preside at this meeting at the
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request of the President. The President Elect will substitute for the President at meetings of the Board of Trustees at the request of the President. Section 4. The Secretary shall keep a written record of the proceedings of Faculty Assembly meetings and maintain a roll of qualified members of the Faculty Assembly. Section 5. The Executive Committee of the Faculty Assembly shall consist of the officers of the Faculty Assembly, the chairs of each of the Faculty Assembly Standing Committees, and the Chief Academic Officer. The Executive Committee shall: a) Assume primary responsibility for ensuring the facultys participation in governance of the University. b) Assist the President of Faculty Assembly in determining the agenda for Faculty Assembly meetings. c) Assist in referring tasks to appropriate Faculty Assembly committees. d) Serve as consultant to the President of Faculty Assembly on urgent matters. e) Appoint faculty liaisons to Board of Trustee committees as requested by the Board. f) Collaborate with the President of Faculty Assembly on the topics to be included in the Faculty Constituency Reports to the Board of Trustees and to University administrators. g) Conduct an annual evaluation of all ad hoc committees and a triennial review of the standing-committee structure and these Bylaws. ARTICLE VI POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY Section 1. The Faculty Assembly as an organization shall have those powers and duties that are conferred on it by the Board of Trustees and expressed in these Bylaws. The Board of Trustees, in their policy on institutional governance, recognizes that the faculty has a primary role in the fundamental areas of curriculum and instruction, including student learning outcomes; and faculty status, including appointment, promotion, and tenure. The Faculty Assembly shall exercise its powers and duties in these areas by acting on resolutions containing policy recommendations from any of the standing committees of the Faculty Assembly. Resolutions approved by the Faculty Assembly will be forwarded to the Chief Academic Officer for action by the Administration. Section 2. The Chief Academic Officer shall see that all policies recommended by the Faculty Assembly in areas in which faculty has a primary role are implemented, except in rare instances and for compelling reasons, which should be stated in sufficient detail in writing to the President of the Faculty Assembly. Section 3. When Officers of the Administration fail to implement a resolution forwarded to the Chief Academic Officer, the following process of action may be undertaken by the Faculty Assembly: a) All reasonable and prudent efforts to obtain agreement will be undertaken by the President of the Faculty Assembly, acting on behalf of the Faculty Assembly, and the Chief Academic Officer, acting on behalf of the Administration to obtain agreement.

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b) If such efforts fail to obtain agreement within twenty working days1, the President of the Faculty Assembly may call a special meeting of the Faculty Assembly to consider an appeal to the President of the University. At least one week prior to the meeting, all Faculty Assembly members must be notified in writing of such a special meeting. At such a special meeting, the Faculty Assembly may entertain a motion to appeal to the President of the University the decision not to implement the resolution. If such a motion is approved by two-thirds vote, the President of the Faculty Assembly shall carry the appeal to the President of the University for final determination. Section 4. The Faculty Assembly shall have the power to remove the officers of the Faculty Assembly. If four of the seven chairpersons of standing committees, either on their own initiative or on petition from at least twenty-five percent of the Faculty Assembly membership, agree that an Officer of the Faculty Assembly is not appropriately executing the powers and duties of the office as stated in these Bylaws, they may bring to the Faculty Assembly a resolution with a Bill of Particulars to remove that officer from office. The resolution must be distributed to members of the Faculty Assembly at least two days prior to the meeting. If the Faculty Assembly approves the resolution by a two-thirds vote, the vacancy will be filled in the manner provided for in Article IV of these Bylaws. ARTICLE VII MEETINGS Section 1. Business meetings of the Faculty Assembly shall be held a minimum of two times during the fall semester and two times during the spring semester. Meetings typically occur in September, October, November, January, February, March and April but may be held more often at the discretion of the Executive Committee or upon the petition of two or more chairpersons of standing committees. Section 2. Only those qualifying for membership under Article III, Section 1 shall have the right to participate in debate and to vote at regular business meetings. Faculty members otherwise qualifying but stationed at off-site locations such as those in Houston and the Rio Grande Valley may be deemed present for debate and vote whether they are physically present in San Antonio or participating through electronic means such as interactive video or email vote. Lecturers, Visiting Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Professors Emeriti, Faculty Associates and certain administrators (designated in Article III, Section 2) shall have the right to attend meetings and to participate in debate but shall not have the right to vote. Other University employees and guests of the University may, at the invitation of the President of the Faculty Assembly, attend as auditors. When officers of the Student Government Association wish to attend a Faculty Assembly meeting and to participate in the discussion of issues pertinent to students, they shall obtain permission from the President of the Faculty Assembly. Section 3. A quorum shall consist of a simple majority of the eligible voting members not on sabbatical or other leave in the given term. Section 4. A majority of votes cast shall be sufficient for the approval of most business, but a two-thirds vote shall be needed for the following types of business:

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a) Amendments to these Bylaws. b) Major policy changes in curriculum and instruction (including student learning outcomes) and faculty status (including appointment, promotion, and tenure). Determination of whether a given business item qualifies as a major policy change shall be made by the presiding officer, unless the presiding officers determination is challenged by an eligible member before the vote is taken. In making this determination, the presiding officer shall consider factors such as the proportion of students and/or faculty affected and the impact of the change on the University as a whole. In the case of a challenge to the presiding officers determination, the determination shall be put to vote, and a majority of votes cast will determine the status of the change. c) A motion to remove an officer of the Faculty Assembly from office. Section 5. All meetings shall be conducted with due regard for academic freedom as defined by the 1940 "Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure," formulated by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and accepted in principle by Our Lady of the Lake University faculty and administration. ARTICLE VIII ORGANIZATION OF STANDING COMMITTEES Section 1. The seven standing committees of the Faculty Assembly shall be (1) Academic Policy Committee, (2) Faculty Affairs Committee, (3) Promotion and Tenure Committee, (4) General Education Committee, (5) Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, (6) Graduate Curriculum Committee, and (7) Academic Program Review Committee. In all of their policy deliberations, these committees shall be cognizant of the complex nature of the University and seek to promote the good of all constituencies of the institution (including graduate and undergraduate, Weekend College and day/evening, on-campus and off-campus, resident and commuter, traditional and nontraditional, online and face-to-face). Section 2. All members of the Faculty Assembly, except the officers of the Faculty Assembly, shall be eligible for election to these standing committees, but no member of the Faculty Assembly, except the Chief Academic Officer, who is an ex officio member of multiple committees, shall serve on more than one of these standing committees at the same time. Ex officio members shall serve for the length of their administrative appointments; other committee members shall serve for the length of their designated terms or until their successors are elected. Faculty members may serve on one advisory council in addition to serving on a standing committee; they may serve on two advisory councils if not serving on a standing committee. Section 3. Terms of committee members shall be three years and shall be staggered to provide continuity. Terms shall begin following the last meeting of the Faculty Assembly of the spring semester. No member shall serve more than two consecutive full terms on the same committee, unless the member is or becomes the ex officio member. For the first election following the adoption of these Bylaws, faculty members will be nominated for one, two, or three-year terms to ensure staggered elections in succeeding years.

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Section 4. Each academic unit shall meet to elect its quota of members to the standing committees prior to the second to the last scheduled Faculty Assembly meeting of the spring term in accordance with procedures approved by the Faculty Affairs Committee. The representatives from each academic unit will report the elections results from their unit at the next meeting of the Faculty Assembly. The Faculty Assembly shall elect at-large committee members from nominations submitted by the Faculty Affairs Committee and from the floor at the second to the last scheduled meeting of the spring term. Section 5. Each of these standing committees shall elect its own chairperson annually to serve one year or until a successor is elected. A faculty member may serve up to two consecutive oneyear terms as chairperson. Ex officio members shall not be eligible to serve as chairpersons. Section 6. Each standing committee shall meet at least once a semester during the fall and spring terms, but may meet more often at the discretion of the chairperson or the President of the Faculty Assembly. Committees may meet outside the spring or fall terms, provided that a majority plus one of the members is present. The agenda for each meeting shall be given to committee members at least two working days1 in advance of each meeting. All committee meetings, except those in which a committee may be acting as a mandated appeals panel or disciplinary board and those of the Promotion and Tenure Committee, shall be open to all members of the University community as auditors. Committees may opt to hold joint meetings with other committees, councils or organized groups or to invite specific persons as guests or auditors. Minutes will be kept and publicly posted; the official archival copy of each set of minutes will be the copy sent to the Faculty Assembly President and the Academic Affairs office to be posted on the Faculty Assembly web page, maintained by the Academic Affairs office. Section 7. Any business arising from the floor of the Faculty Assembly and pertaining to any of the areas covered by these standing committees must be referred by the Faculty Assembly President to the appropriate committee or committees for review and recommendations before a vote of the Faculty Assembly is held. Individual faculty members may submit items of business in writing directly to the committee chairpersons. Section 8. The President of the Faculty Assembly may appoint any additional ad hoc committees as needed, but these committees shall be advisory to one or more of the standing committees. Section 9. Faculty Assembly or its individual standing committees may, as needed for the conduct of their own business, create curriculum or assessment teams, task forces or other units, on either an ad hoc or continuing basis, and they may elect members to such groups. Section 10. If a committee member fails to meet minimum obligations of service to the committee, including regular attendance, as defined by the committee, the committee chairperson will notify the President of the Faculty Assembly, who, after reviewing the situation with both the chairperson and the committee member, may remove the member from the committee, if circumstances warrant and the member does not voluntarily resign. In the case of resignation or removal, the Faculty Assembly President, in consultation with the Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee, will nominate a replacement at the next Faculty Assembly Meeting.

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ARTICLE IX PURPOSES, DUTIES, AND MEMBERSHIP OF STANDING COMMITTEES Section 1. Academic Policies Committee Membership: The Chief Academic Officer; nine full-time faculty members as follows: three faculty members elected to represent the School of Professional Studies, three faculty members elected to represent the College of Arts and Sciences, two faculty members elected to represent the School of Business and Leadership, and one faculty member to represent the University Library; and two student representatives selected by the Student Government Association. Purpose: a) Evaluate academic policies and procedures and recommend improvements. b) Formulate, for Faculty Assembly approval, academic policies including the following: (1) Organization of the curriculum, including areas (but not the specific courses) of the instruction to be offered. (2) Academic calendars, including the length of each term and the amount of contact required per credit hour within externally defined guidelines. (3) Standards for awarding course credits. (4) Defining maximum course loads for all levels of students and defining full-time and half-time course loads for graduate students, within federal, state, and accreditation guidelines. (5) Classification of students. (6) Standards for admission, advanced placement, university honors, independent study, and graduation. (7) Grade policies. (8) Regulations and procedures governing academic discipline, including scholastic probation, suspension and dismissal. (9) Transfer of credit. (10) Non-degree credit-bearing programs. (11) Student grievance procedures. (12) Procedures for curricular proposals, including proposals for new courses or substantial changes to existing courses; proposals for changes to existing degrees, specializations, or concentrations; and proposals for new degrees, specializations, or concentrations. Section 2. Faculty Affairs Committee Membership: The Chief Academic Officer and six full-time, tenured faculty members as follows: two faculty members elected to represent the School of Professional Studies, two faculty members elected to represent the College of Arts and Sciences, one faculty member elected to represent the School of Business and Leadership, and one faculty member elected to represent the University Library. The representative for the University Library need not be tenured.

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Purpose: The Faculty Affairs Committee is concerned with matters relevant to the facultys wellbeing, in the context of the overall well-being of the university. It serves as a protector of faculty rights and a promoter of faculty responsibilities. More specifically, its purpose is to a) Serve as a mechanism for the exchange of opinions and ideas among faculty, deans, and administrators. b) Collaborate with the Chief Academic Officer regarding (1) Annual review and revision of the Faculty Handbook. (2) General standards and procedures for faculty appointments, re-appointments, promotions, retirements, dismissals, advancement to tenure, and post-tenure review. (3) Procedures and policies for annual performance reviews of faculty members. (4) Non-instructional duties of the faculty, such as participating in committee and council work, moderating student activities, advising and counseling, assessing student competence, conducting research, engaging in community service, and attending University functions. (5) Faculty workload limits and salary schedules. (6) Types and levels of University support for faculty scholarship, research, curriculum development, community service and participation in professional organizations. c) Act as the nominating committee for Faculty Assembly officers and at-large memberships on standing committees and advisory councils. d) Formulate procedures for election of representatives from the academic units. e) Formulate, subject to Faculty Assembly approval, policies regarding the resolution of faculty grievances. Section 3. Promotion and Tenure Committee Membership: Seven tenured, full-time faculty members will be elected as follows: two from the School of Professional Studies, two from the College of Arts and Sciences, one from the School of Business and Leadership, two at-large representatives, one of whom teaches primarily at the graduate level. Only one member from an academic department can serve at a time. The Chief Academic Officer will be a nonvoting member of the committee. Purpose: The Promotion and Tenure Committee shall recommend actions on promotion and tenure to Officers of Administration as outlined in the Faculty Handbook. In particular it will a) Serve as Advisory Board to the President of the University on Academic Rank and Tenure by making recommendations for promotion and tenure decisions. b) Collaborate and provide guidance on the annual Promotion and Tenure workshop. c) Evaluate portfolios and make recommendations to the Chief Academic Officer. d) Conduct reviews for faculty on the tenure track as per the Faculty Handbook. e) Review progress on developmental plans resulting from post tenure reviews and report their conclusions to the Chief Academic Officer. f) As necessary, provide new deans with feedback, training and orientation on matters related to promotion and tenure. Section 4. General Education Committee Membership: The General Education Committee shall consist of the Director of General Education, the Chief Academic Officer or designee, the Registrar or designee, and five full-time faculty members with responsibility for undergraduate teaching, as follows: two faculty members

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elected to represent the School of Professional Studies, two faculty members elected to represent the College of Arts Sciences, and one faculty member elected to represent the School of Business and Leadership. Purpose: to administer the General Education program at OLLU. In particular it will a) Formulate, subject to Faculty Assembly approval, policies regarding the general education program. b) Review and approve requests for course validations for Values and Skills competencies. c) Adjust or interpret criteria for such validations, and make other interpretations as needed for curriculum requirements or Values and Skills requirements of General Education. d) Oversee documentation of assessment of the Values and Skills and the general education requirements. e) Monitor compliance by students with the Values and Skills Requirements, in cooperation with the Registrar. Section 5. Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) Membership: Chief Academic Officer or designee, Academic Deans, Registrar or designee, Vice President of Enrollment Management or designee, Director of General Education, and five fulltime faculty members with responsibility for undergraduate teaching, as follows: two faculty members elected to represent the School of Professional Studies, two faculty members elected to represent the College of Arts and Sciences, and one faculty member elected to represent the School of Business and Leadership. Purpose: a) Approve undergraduate curricular changes submitted by academic units, including the following: adding, modifying, or deleting courses for action by the Chief Academic Officer. b) Review and forward recommendation for action by Faculty Assembly proposals for modifying undergraduate degree requirements, adding or deleting undergraduate major, minor, or certificate programs.. Section 6. Graduate Curriculum Committee (GCC) Membership: Chief Academic Officer or designee, Academic Deans, Registrar or designee, Vice President of Enrollment Management or designee, and five full-time faculty members with responsibility for graduate teaching as follows: two faculty members elected to represent the School of Professional Studies (including one who teaches at the doctoral level), one faculty member elected to represent the College of Arts and Sciences, and two faculty members selected to represent the School of Business and Leadership (including one who teaches at the doctoral level). Purpose: a) Approve graduate curricular changes submitted by academic units, including the following: adding, modifying, or deleting courses for action by the Chief Academic Officer.

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b) Review and forward recommendation for action by Faculty Assembly proposals for modifying graduate degree requirements, adding or deleting graduate degree or certificate programs. Section 7. Academic Program Review Committee Membership: Chief Academic Officer or designee and five full-time faculty members, as follows: two faculty members elected to represent the School of Professional Studies, two faculty members elected to represent the College of Arts and Sciences, and one faculty member elected to represent the School of Business and Leadership. Purpose: Perform periodic review and evaluation of academic programs, policies, practices, resources and services. In particular, it shall a) Develop a schedule of review of academic programs so that each program is reviewed every five years. b) Meet with the program head and faculty members and dean of the program under review and discuss the academic program. c) Make recommendations regarding the strengths and areas of improvement and/or additional resources needed. d) Compile a summary of recommendations annually and report to the Chief Academic Officer for action. ARTICLE X FACULTY PARTICIPATION IN UNIVERSITY ADVISORY COUNCILS The University has advisory councils for each of its divisions and in the areas of university planning and budgeting, benefits, and institutional effectiveness. Each advisory council should include at least one faculty representative from each of the following: the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, and the School of Professional Studies. Membership of the councils in the areas of benefits, technology, and facilities should also include a representative from the University Library. ARTICLE XI AMENDMENT These Bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds vote of the members present at any regular business meeting, provided that notice of the amendment has been given in writing at the previous regular meeting. Amendments will be considered established only when they have been approved by the Board of Trustees.

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Codicil to the Revisions the Bylaws of the Faculty Assembly 1. Upon approval by Faculty Assembly and the OLLU BOT these revised Bylaws will replace the existing Bylaws. 2. For the first election under these revised bylaws, officers of the Faculty Assembly and atlarge committee members shall be elected from nominations submitted by the existing Faculty Welfare Committee and from the floor. Academic units will elect their quota of representatives to standing committees and councils for staggered terms from nominations from the floor at a unit meeting for staggered terms. 3. University Advisory Councils The following advisory councils will be established pursuant to the adoption of the revised Faculty Assembly Bylaws. The Institutional Effectiveness Council and the University Planning and Budget Council, currently establish, will continue. General Matters Affecting These Advisory Councils Selection of Members Faculty are selected by each college/school and library (where appropriate) Staff are selected by the Staff Advisory Council. Students are selected by the Student Government Association. General Matters Affecting All Councils Terms of Service Faculty and staff serve for 3 years; staggered terms. Students serve for 1 year. Terms begin in August. Members are not allowed to succeed themselves. Meeting Schedule Each council will meet at least 2 times annually. Agendas and Minutes Each council will select a secretary from among its membership. Each chair will post agendas and minutes on the divisions or offices website. Student Life Advisory Council Membership: 4 faculty (1 from each college/school and the NAIA Faculty Athletics Representative), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, VPSL (chair) Duties: Advises the VPSL on the development of the divisions strategic plan. Advises the VPSL on the development of policies and programs for that division, including those related to the intercollegiate athletics program.

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Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures, including those for student learning, and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the VPSL. Institutional Advancement Advisory Council Membership: 3 faculty (1 from each college/school), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, VPIA (chair) Duties: Advises the VPIA on development of the divisions strategic plan. Advises the VPIA on the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that division. Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the VPIA. Enrollment Management Advisory Council Membership: 3 faculty (1 from each college/school), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, VPEM (chair) Duties: Advises the VPEM on development of the divisions strategic plan. Advises the VPEM on the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that division. Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the VPEM. Mission and Ministry Advisory Council Membership: 3 faculty (1 from each college/school), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, VPMM(chair) Duties: Advises the VPMM on development of the divisions strategic plan. Advises the VPMM the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that division. Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the VPMM. Information Technology Services Advisory Council 4 faculty (1 each college/school/library), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, CTO (chair) Duties: Advises the CTO on development of the divisions strategic plan.

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Advises the CTO on the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that division. Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the CTO. University Facilities Advisory Council 3 faculty (1 from each college/school), 3 staff (from different divisions), 3 students, VPFF (chair) Duties: Advises the VPFF on development of the divisions strategic plan for facilities. Advises the VPFF on the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that division. Annually reviews the divisions outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the VPFF. Faculty and Staff Benefits Advisory Council Membership: 4 faculty (1 each college/school/library ), 3 staff (from different divisions), HR director (chair) Duties: Advises the HR director on development of the universitys strategic plan for employee benefits. Advises the HR director on the development of policies and programs that are the responsibility of that office. Annually reviews the benefits program outcome measures and advises on possible ways to improve. Considers other matters of importance brought to the council by the HR director.