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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 1, 2016. The Dean’s appointments were made on [date].

Library Faculty Officers

Officer Term How When Who Term expires
Presiding officer (Dean) Ongoing Ex officio Boughida N/A
Secretary 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Barnett 2017
Parliamentarian 1 year Appointed by Dean April mtg. Larsen 2017

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 Oct. mtg. Lovett 2017
2 1 year Appointed by Dean No appointment made 2017
3 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Gallagher 2017
4 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Larsen 2017
5 1 year Elected by faculty April mtg. Lovett 2017
Chair
(1 of 5)
Appointed by Dean Not avail. 2017
Vice-Chair
(1 of 5)
Elected by Cmte. Not avail.
Curriculum Committee
3 members
1 3 years Appointed by Dean

MacDonald 2018
2 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Izenstark 2018
3 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Kinnie 2018
Chair
(1 of 3)
Appointed by Dean MacDonald
Ex Libris Leadership Committee
5 members
1 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Cerbo 2018
2 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Gallagher 2018
3 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Izenstark 2018
4 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Mongeau 2017
5 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Rathemacher 2017
Chair
(1 of 5)
Elected by Cmte.
Library Space Use Committee
5 members
1 Ex officio Cerbo 2018
2 Ex officio Mongeau 2018
3 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. TBD 2018
4 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. TBD 2018
5 2 years Elected by faculty April mtg. TBD 2018
Chair
(1 of 5)
Elected by Cmte. TBD 2018

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, Section 2 of the University Manual.

Position Senators Length of term How When Who Term expires
Faculty Senators
1 senator
1 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. Vocino 2018

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 Larsen 2019

Curricular Affairs Committee Representative

One faculty member from the University Libraries shall serve on the Curricular Affairs Committee. The representatives of the colleges shall be selected for their experience with and knowledge of academic problems, both general and local, and shall hold 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. Members may succeed themselves once. For additional information, see Appendix C, 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 candidates nominated by faculty April mtg. Izenstark 2019

General Education Committee Representative

One faculty member from the University Libraries shall serve on the General Education Committee. The representatives of the colleges shall be selected for their knowledge of general education and their experience with advising undergraduate students. The representative will be chosen by the Chairperson of the Senate and confirmed by the Senate. Terms shall be for three years. Members may succeed themselves once. For additional information, see Appendix C, Section 4.65 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
General Education Committee Representative 3 years Two candidates nominated by faculty April mtg. Kinnie 2017

Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee

One faculty member from the University Libraries shall serve on the Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee. The representatives of the colleges shall be selected for their experience with and knowledge of academic advising. The faculty of each college shall elect representatives to 3-year staggered terms. Members may succeed themselves once. For additional information, see Appendix C, Section 4.30 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
Undergraduate Academic Advising Committee Representative 3 years Elected by faculty April mtg. N/A [was Rodrigues] 2017

Committee on Information Technologies, Infrastructure, Computing, Communications, and Networking (CITICCN)

One faculty representative from the University Libraries shall serve on the CITICCN. The representatives of the colleges shall be selected for their knowledge of information technologies and their experience in research and teaching using technology. The faculty of each college shall nominate representatives for 3-year staggered terms. Members may be appointed to no more than two consecutive terms. For additional information, see Appendix C, Section 4.85 et seq. of the University Manual.

Position Length of term How When Who Term expires
CITICCN Representative 3 years Nominated by faculty April mtg. no vote was taken; no appointee as of 8/2016 2019

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