Committees

Standing Committees

All-University Graduate Student Research and Creative Scholars Award Committee

Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Research and Creative Scholars Awards.

All-University Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Award Committee

Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Awards.

Budget and Finance Subcommittee

Review current incremental budget model.

Centers and Institutes Committee

In congruence with MOA-14/03: Revised Policy on Centers and Institutes, a standing committee related to University Centers and Institutes of the Faculty Senate has been established.

Committee on University Strategic Planning

Monitors the implementation of the University Strategic Plan using appropriate indicators as necessary to make recommendations to the Faculty Senate Executive Board and the University President.

Committee to Oversee General Education

Reviews and approves courses for general education credit received from college curriculum committees and deans and forwards its recommendations to the administration.

Intellectual Skills Program Advisory Committee

Assists the Intellectual Skills Development Program in ensuring that all Western Michigan University undergraduate students are able to demonstrate competencies in reading, writing, and quantitative skills.

Libraries Committee

Reviews the acquisitions budget and process, evaluates circulation policies, facilitates communication between the university libraries and the faculty, and conducts studies as directed by the Faculty Senate Executive Board.

Professional Concerns Committee

In addition to annual charges it may receive from the Faculty Senate Executive Board, the Professional Concerns Committee acts as the oversight committee for reviewing and monitoring all University policies and procedures dealing with academic conduct, including academic dishonesty, grade appeal and program dismissal issues.

Research Screening Committee

Oversees the administration of the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Support Fund.

Transfer of Credit Committee

Reviews transfer policies and procedures.

Transportation Committee

Monitors on- and off-campus transportation and parking systems at the University and develop recommendations for modifications as needed.

WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee

Oversees the implementation, assessment, and revision of the WMU Essential Studies curriculum.

Ad Hoc Committees

Research and Creative Activities Committee