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Last updated: 06/18/13

Library Faculty Elections

The following chart indicates the current Library Faculty members holding various elected and appointed positions within the Library and the University.

The last election took place during the regular Library Faculty Meeting of April 5, 2013. The Dean's appointments were made on June 18, 2013.

Library Faculty Officers

Officer Term How When Who Term expires
Presiding officer (Dean) Ongoing Ex officio

Maslyn

N/A

Secretary 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Barnett 2014
   
Parliamentarian 1 year Appointed by Dean April mtg.

Keefe

2014

Library Faculty Standing Committees
See Library Faculty By-Laws for committee charges and additional information.

Standing Committees Members Length of term How When Who Term expires
   
Faculty Development Committee

5 members

1 1 year Appointed by Dean Burkhardt 2014
2 1 year Appointed by Dean

Mongeau

2014
3 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Larsen 2014
4 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Lovett 2014
5 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Rathemacher 2014
Chair
(1 of 5)
Appointed by Dean Burkhardt
Vice-Chair
(1 of 5)
Elected by Cmte.

not avail.

   
Curriculum Committee

3 members

1 3 years Appointed by Dean

Izenstark 2015
2 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Kinnie 2015
3 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. MacDonald 2015
Chair
(1 of 3)
Appointed by Dean

MacDonald
   
Oversight Committee for HELIN

5 members

1

2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Cerbo 2014
2 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Devin 2014
3 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Gallagher 2014
4 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Mongeau 2015
5 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Rathemacher 2015
Chair
(1 of 5)
Elected by Cmte. Cerbo

Positions provided for in the University Manual

Faculty Senators
Faculty Senators are elected for three-year terms on the basis of one senator for each ten full-time faculty members or majority fraction thereof. A senator whose three-year term expires may not be re-elected until the lapse of one year. For additional information, see Appendix C of the University Manual.

Position Senators Length of term How When Who Term expires
Faculty Senators

2 senators

1 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Gallagher 2016
2 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Cerbo 2015

Graduate Council Representative
The Library Faculty has one representative on the Graduate Council. Prior to the expiration date of the term of the Graduate Council member, the Dean of Libraries appoints a nominating committee consisting of library faculty. This committee shall nominate at least two members of the library faculty to fill the vacancy. Nominees shall be presented to the library faculty in a special meeting, and further nominations may be made from the floor at that time. Elections shall be in May and shall be determined by a majority vote. Representatives shall serve for one three-year term or for a specified portion of an unexpired term.
A representative whose three-year term expires may not be re-elected until the lapse of one year. For additional information, see Section 5.65.10 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
Graduate Council Representative 3 years Elected by faculty Special meeting held in May Lovett 2016

Curricular Affairs Committee Representative
One faculty member from the University Libraries shall serve on the Curricular Affairs Committee. When the position becomes vacant, the Library Faculty shall nominate two experienced and knowledgeable faculty members holding the rank of Instructor or above. The representative will be chosen by the Chairperson of the Senate and confirmed by the Senate. Terms shall be for three years.
For additional information, see Section 4.75 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
Curricular Affairs Committee Representative 3 years Two nominees elected by faculty April mtg. Izenstark 2016

University College and General Education Committee Representative
One faculty member from the University Libraries shall serve on the University College and General Education Committee. When the position becomes vacant, the Library Faculty shall nominate two knowledgeable and experienced faculty members.
The representative will be chosen by the Chairperson of the Senate and will be confirmed by the Senate. Terms shall be for three years. Members may succeed themselves once. For additional information, see Section 4.65 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
University College and General Education Committee Representative 3 years Two nominees elected by faculty April mtg. Niedbala 2014

 

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