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20.6.5  Other Institute Committees

(Promulgated by the Administration as Policy or Procedure, except for Section 20.6.5.2)

This section contains descriptions of committees that are not standing faculty committees of the Institute. They include committees made up entirely of regular faculty members and committees on which regular faculty members are required to serve.

20.6.5.1 Non-Standing Institute Committees

Patent Committee

Charge: The Patent Committee shall carry out the duties assigned to it in the patent policy, a copy of which is contained herein.

Membership: The Patent Committee will be composed of the Vice President for the Graduate School and Research Services, the Dean of the Faculty, the Treasurer, and two members of the faculty appointed by the President from among the regular faculty and professional research staff. The Vice President for The Graduate School and Research Services will act as chairperson of the Committee. The appointed faculty members will serve two-year terms.

Professional Practices Committee

Charge: The Professional Practices Committee shall carry out the duties assigned to it.

Membership: The Professional Practices Committee is composed of three tenured faculty members elected by the faculty from a slate of six names prepared by the Faculty Council and approved by the President. Members of the Committee who are parties to any case before the Committee shall excuse themselves from serving on the Committee during the progress of that case. The Faculty Council, with the approval of the President, will appoint any replacement required.

20.6.5.2 Faculty Participation on Board of Trustees Committees

(Passed by the Faculty on 3/05/98; passed by the Stevens BOT on 3/3/98)

20.6.5.2.1 Policy

The Board of Trustees and the Stevens Faculty Council agree that representation on selected committees of the Board of Trustees is in the best interest of the Institute and seek to encourage such participation.

20.6.5.2.2 Implementation

Each year when the Board of Trustees reviews its committee memberships it shall seek Stevens Faculty representatives as per the schedule below. The Board shall provide the Faculty Council a list of Board Committees that include Faculty members, namely:

The faculty of a School consists of the faculty of the departments within the School and of other faculty . BOT Committee Faculty Faculty Development Three faculty; one from each school serving two-year staggered terms. Curriculum and Student Development Three faculty; one from each of the following faculty committees. - Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Comm. - Institute Graduate Committee - Undergraduate Student Affairs Committee Enrollment Two faculty, one each of the following faculty committees - Academic Planning and Resources Committee - Academic Standards Committee Institute Facilities Two faculty, one each from the following groups: - Civil or Mechanical Engineering Department - Academic Planning and Resource Committee Development As determined by the BOT School of Applied Science One faculty member from the school School of Engineering One faculty member from the school School of Technology Mgt. One faculty member from the school

20.6.5.2.3 Process:

All faculty representatives shall be regular voting members of the faculty and not full-time administrators.

Elections will take place at the same time as other faculty committees and the process will be the responsibility of the Faculty Committee on Committees. Where the faculty is chosen by a committee or department, it is assumed that these individual committees and/or groups of departments will conduct elections and report to the CoC. School elections will be conduced by the CoC. In any event the faculty members must be chosen before the annual meeting of the Board in October.

Faculty representatives are appointed for one-year terms, except as noted for membership on the Faculty Development Committees.

20.6.5.2.4 Guidelines

The following guidelines apply to all Stevens faculty members serving on BOT committees:

1.Faculty membership on the above committees implies full voting membership. In all cases, the faculty will be non-trustee members and will be referred to as Faculty Liaison Members. It is recognized that should sensitive issues arise in the affairs of any of the committees for which faculty presence would be inappropriate, the Faculty Liaison Member could be asked to withdraw from those deliberations.

2.The Faculty Liaison member may propose Board agenda items falling within the purview of his/her Committee. Any member of the faculty may submit relevant agenda items to the appropriate Board committee through the Faculty Liaison Member.

3.The Faculty Liaison Members on BOT committees are required to provide an annual report (at the April or May Faculty meeting) of his/her activities. It is recognized that should sensitive issues arise, the Faculty Liaison Member will clear the release of any information thereon with the appropriate Board of Trustees committee Chair.

20.6.5.2.5 Agreement Duration

This agreement shall remain in force until either party provides reasonable notice to the other of its intention to revise this policy.

20.6.5.3 Policy on Other Board/Administration Committees:

20.6.5.3.1 Standing Board/Administration Committees

The Institute may form new standing committees for legal or other reasons. If faculty participation is appropriate, reasonable notice will be given to the Faculty Council. The Faculty Council will be consulted on the selection process by a member of the Board of Trustees or by a member of the Administration.

20.6.5.3.2 Ad Hoc Board/Administration Committees

The Institute may form ad hoc committees from time to time. The administration will, on a timely basis, provide the Faculty Council with the names of the faculty involved. Faculty members on these committees must report to the entire faculty on a timely fashion.

20.6.5.4 School Committees

(This sub-section added by Faculty action, February 2000)

The faculty of a School consists of the faculty of the departments within the School and of other faculty with a substantial teaching responsibility within the School as defined by the School's departmental faculty. The voting faculty of a School consists of all regular faculty members of the School.

All standing committees of a School will report to the faculty of the School as required of Institute faculty standing committees.

When ad hoc committees of the Institute or of the Schools are created and include faculty members, the Chair of the Deans' Council should in a timely manner provide the Faculty Council with the charges of all such committees and the names of the faculty members. These committees will report as required of standing committees.

20.6.5.4.1 School of Engineering

20.6.5.4.1.1 The Voting Faculty

The voting faculty of the School of Engineering (SOE) consists of the regular faculty of the departments of the School of Engineering:

* Chemical, Biochemical and Materials Engineering * Civil, Environmental and Ocean Engineering * Electrical and Computer Engineering * Mechanical Engineering

Since engineering programs may be administered by another School, regular faculty members of another School can also become voting members of SOE if they meet the requirement that at least 75% of their annual teaching and at least 75% of their annual advising load are carried within their engineering program excluding involvement in off-campus and special program courses. Such faculty members need to be nominated by the Dean of SOE and their appointment approved by the majority of the voting SOE faculty. Such appointments carry a three-year term subject to review for renewal

20.6.5.4.1.2 School of Engineering Faculty Standing Committees:

Executive Committee

Charge: The Executive committee is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the school including long term planning, annual budget development, personnel development, and all educational matters. The Executive committee also establishes and oversees all school operating procedures. The Steeple Directors join the Executive Committee in all deliberations concerning strategies for the integration of research and education, outreach to industry and government and the development of research personnel.

Membership: The membership of the Executive Committee is composed of the Dean of the School and the SOE Department Directors. The Steeple Directors are ex-officio members. The Committee is chaired by the Dean of the School of Engineering.

Engineering Education and Assessment Committe (EEAC)

Charge: The EEAC will be responsible for monitoring the effectiveness and evolution of the engineering curriculum. The EEAC will review and approve all core and disciplinary engineering courses as well as core science and management courses that are only given in the engineering curriculum. The committee will work closely with appropriate Curriculum Committees of the other Schools to define those core science and management courses that are offered in the engineering curriculum and in at least one other non-engineering curriculum. Such courses, which serve students in engineering and science or management curricula, will be subject to approval by the Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. The Committee will oversee the work of the Design and Assessment subcommittees. The EEAC will meet periodically with the subcommittees or their representatives to insure integration of core engineering courses with design courses and disciplinary electives. The EEAC will work closely with the Assessment Subcommittee to develop, implement and monitor the educational assessment plan of the School. Toward this end, the Committee will review results of such assessments and take actions appropriate to this role.

Membership: Membership will consist of six elected School of Engineering regular faculty with no more than two per engineering department. The chairs of the Design and Assessment subcommittees are also members of the Engineering Education and Assessment Committee. The Committee will be chaired by an Associate Dean of Engineering. The terms of the elected faculty are for two staggered years.

Design Subcommittee

Charge: The Design Subcommittee will deal with all matters related to the design courses.

Membership: Membership consists of the design coordinator from each engineering program. The Chair of the Committee will be appointed by the Dean.

Assessment Subcommittee

Charge: The Assessment Subcommittee is in charge of the development of an assessment plan for the School to satisfy ABET's Engineering Criteria 2000. The Committee will develop assessment techniques, tools, and methodologies suited to the School. The Subcommittee will work closely with EEAC for implementation of the assessment plan.

Membership: Membership consists of one regular faculty member per undergraduate degree program appointed by the Department Director. No more than two additional members from the other Schools may be appointed in consultation with the Deans of the Schools. The committee will elect its chair.

Research and Graduate Committee

Charge: This Committee is responsible for all matters concerning research and graduate programs in the School of Engineering. These should include, but are not limited to, developing strategic directions for research, mentoring of faculty and research staff, enhancement of the School of Engineering research infrastructure, development of policies for both research and graduate studies and maintaining academic standards. This committee will also review periodically all existing programs and make recommendations. to the Dean and the School faculty concerning the viability of such programs. The committee will review and approve all new graduate programs and courses within the School of Engineering.

Membership: The committee will be composed of one faculty member from each of the School's academic departments appointed by the Department Director and the Director of each of the School's Steeples of Excellence or his/her faculty representative. The committee will elect its chair.

20.6.5.4.2 School of Technology Management Committee Charges and Membership.

Faculty Committee Charges and Membership Approved by the faculty on 11/01 Faculty Committee Charges and Membership Amended by the faculty on mm/dd/yy Maintained by the Howe School Committee on Committees

20.6.5.4.2.1 Faculty Committees

20.6.5.4.2.1.1 Academic Planning and Resources Committee

Charge: This Committee will monitor and report to the Faculty all planning and financial matters of the School and it will play a key participatory role in planning for the School. It will represent Faculty opinion on planning and financial matters within the School community and, insofar as possible, serve as an integral part of the School's planning and budgetary processes. To accomplish its charge, it is imperative that this Committee works closely and cooperatively with the Dean, Associate Deans, the Dean's Operating and Curriculum Committee, program Directors, and other Faculty. All matters concerning academic planning that come before the School's faculty should be reviewed by this Committee.

The Committee will review and assist in the development of strategic plans for the School and assess necessary financial support required for their implementation. The Committee will review all major academic initiatives and existing programs from these viewpoints. Its activities will include reviews of the needs for academic and research programs, staffing requirements, and existing and new resources.

The Committee will be concerned with financial items related to the responsible functioning of the School's academic programs and the financial plans and assumptions related to new programs. It will include reviews of salaries and benefits, library resources, laboratory support, academic facilities, and development, start-up and maintenance costs, and student financial aid.

Membership: The Committee will consist of three tenured faculty members who will be elected by the School's Faculty. In addition, the Dean will appoint a representative (e.g., an Associate Dean).

Terms of Office: Terms are for three years with one new member chosen each year. Initially elections will be for one, two and three year terms.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from the Faculty representatives.

Meetings: The committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester. Thereafter the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair or by at least two Faculty members but not less than once a semester.

Relationship to Institute Committees: At least one member of the School committee should serve on the Institute APAR committee. The School committee should coordinate its activities with and support the work of the Institute APAR committee.

20.6.5.4.2.1.2 Academic Research Committee

Charge: This Committee will examine all aspects of the School's academic research, both funded and unfunded. For example, it may encourage and support faculty members wishing to undertake research that provide opportunities for professional development, as well as in areas of importance to the School. Research that is not currently subject to funding will not be discouraged. In addition, it may examine and recommend support of important areas for Ph.D. student research.

The Committee will assist the Center for Technology Management Research in the allocation of School resources to support Faculty research. It will also promote the School's informal research colloquium.

Membership: The voting membership will consist of two tenure-track Faculty members, (one tenured and one untenured) who will be elected by the School Faculty, and the Director of the Center for Technology Management Research. The Dean may appoint one additional member. The Committee will elect its chair from among the tenure-track faculty members.

Terms of Office: Terms are for two years with one new member chosen each year. Initially elections will be for one and two year terms.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from the tenure track Faculty members.

Meetings: The committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester. Thereafter the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair or by at least two Faculty members but not less than once a semester.

Relationship to Institute Committees: At least one member of the School committee should serve on the Institute Academic Research Committee. The name of this person should be given to the Faculty Council for nomination to the Institute committee. This School committee should work with the Institute Academic Research Committee when possible.

20.6.5.4.2.1.3 Committee on Committees

Charge: This Committee will solicit and propose nominees from the Faculty for the standing committees of the School's Faculty, conduct elections, and, as necessary, review election procedures. In cases where the previous chair of a School committee is unavailable to convene the first meeting of a newly elected committee the Committee on Committees will be responsible for convening the meeting before the last School Faculty meeting of the academic year.

By the last faculty meeting, the Committee shall compile a list of members, including the chair of each committee, and distribute the list to the School's Faculty. The Committee will verify that the voting members of each committee are faculty members with vote.

The Committee will collect, compile. And distribute annual reports from each School Faculty meeting before the last School Faculty meeting of each academic year. In its own annual report, the Committee on Committees will summarize the actions taken by other School Faculty committees during the year as well as their plans and recommendations for future studies and actions.

Membership: The voting membership will consist of full-time faculty. The School Faculty will elect three members. The Committee will elect its chair from its members.

Terms of Office: Terms are for two years with one or two new members chosen each year. Initially elections will be for one and two year terms.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from full time Faculty members.

Meetings: This committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester. The committee membership will remain until a new committee is elected. Thereafter the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair or by at least two Faculty members but not less than once a semester.

Relationship to Institute Committees: At least one member of the School committee should serve on the Institute Committee on Committees. This committee should make sure to nominate at least one Howe School faculty member for nomination to the Institute Committee on Committees.

This School committee should support the work of the Institute Committee on Committees. Specifically, the Howe School committee should conduct the elections for those School Faculty on Board of Trustee Committees and any other committee where membership on an Institute committee is reserved for a School Faculty member.

20.6.5.4.2.1.4 Graduate Curriculum Committee

Charge: This Committee is concerned with developing the strength of graduate education of the Howe School. It has oversight responsibility for all graduate curriculum and programs. The Committee will review academic standards, graduate curriculum and programs. The Committee will approve specific courses and programs before presenting them to the School Faculty for final approval. As necessary, it will work with curriculum committees responsible for developing and improving individual graduate curriculum and programs within the School. The Committee will also formulate policy and the details of its implementation subject to existing faculty rules. It will report to the School Faculty annually on the condition of the various curriculum and programs.

Membership: The voting membership will consist of the School's graduate program Directors and an Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs of the School. The chair will be elected from among the Directors.

Terms of Office: Terms are for one year.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from among the Directors.

Meetings: The committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester. Thereafter, the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair or by at least two Faculty members but not less than once a semester.

Relationship to Institute Committees: At least one member of the School committee should serve on the Institute Graduate School Committee.

20.6.5.4.2.1.4.1 Ph.D. Subcommittee of the Graduate Curriculum Committee

Charge: This Subcommittee of the Graduate Committee is concerned with developing the strength of the Ph.D. education in the Howe School. It has oversight responsibility for all Ph.D. program matters including academic standards and admissions.

Membership: The voting membership will consist of Ph.D. program coordinators and one other member (where possible one member should be tenured and one untenured) and the Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs of the School. The chair will be elected from among the faculty.

Terms of Office: Same as the Graduate Committee

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from among the Faculty. . Meetings: Same as the Graduate Committee

20.6.5.4.2.1.5 Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee

Charge: This Committee is responsible for the quality and revisions of the undergraduate curricula and programs of the Howe School. The Committee has oversight responsibility for all undergraduate curriculum and programs. It will report annually to the School Faculty on the condition of the various curriculum and programs.

The Committee will establish rules for guiding the operation of each curriculum and program, subject to the rules established by the faculty. The Dean and Associate Deans will bring to the Committee for discussion all matters affecting undergraduate curriculum and programs coming to their attention. The Committee, or subcommittees, or special committees established by it or through its recommendation, shall conduct periodic reviews of each undergraduate curriculum and program. All proposed revisions of curriculum and programs will be brought to the Committee for its consideration and approval before being brought to the School Faculty for their final approval. When a proposed revision requires substantial resources, advice shall be sought from the School's Academic Planning and Resources Committee.

Membership: The voting membership will consist of full-time faculty members. Each undergraduate curriculum's academic program committee will nominate two faculty members to the Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee; these faculty members will be elected by the entire School Faculty. In addition, the Dean will appoint an Associate Dean as a voting member of the Committee. The Committee will elect its chair from its members who are full-time faculty, but not the Dean or Associate Dean.

Terms of Office: Terms are for one year.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from among the full time Faculty members but not the Dean or Associate Dean.

Meetings: The committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester. Thereafter, the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair or by at least two Faculty members but not less than once a semester.

Relationship to Institute Committees: At least one member of the School committee should serve on the Institute IUCC committee.

20.6.5.4.2.1.6 Promotions and Tenure Committee

Charge: This Committee will evaluate the qualifications and recommend faculty for promotion beyond the rank of Assistant professor and for the award of tenure. The Committee is bound by the Promotion and Tenure Policy of the Institute.

Membership: The Committee shall consist of the tenured members of the School's regular faculty with the rank of Professor.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair.

Meetings: The committee will meet to review promotion and tenure applications from September to December 15.

Relationship to Institute Committees: The School committee should coordinate its work with the Institute Promotions and Tenure committee.

20.6.5.4.2.1.7 Rewards and Recognition Committee

Charge: This Committee will be responsible for developing, administering and evaluating the rewards and recognition process for the Howe School.

This will include developing the category and type of award, conducting the selection process, which could include elections: directing the appropriate staff to make the certificates, obtain plaques, etc and process the necessary financial forms for monetary awards.

To accomplish its charge, it is imperative that this Committee works closely and cooperatively with the Dean's Office through the Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs and with the Executive Committee of the Howe School.

Membership: The Committee will consist of one full time faculty member from each program (e.g. EMTM, IS, Telecom, MS/Mg, PH.D. and BS/BT), who will be elected by the program's faculty. In addition, the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs will be an ex offico member and be responsible for the administration of the awards process.

Terms of Office: Terms are for three years with two new members chosen each year. Each program committee will have one member at all times.

Initially elections will be for one, two and three year terms.

Leadership: The committee will elect its own Chair from the Faculty representatives.

Meetings: The committee will have its organization meeting after Institute-wide elections and before the end of the spring semester.

The committee will meet in January to start the process for awards at the May graduation.

Thereafter, the committee will meet as needed by the call of its Chair, or by at least two Faculty members or the Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs.

Relationship to Other Institute Groups: This School committee will coordinate its activities with other Howe School Committees (Committee on Committees, Academic Program Committees, etc)

This School committee will coordinate its activities with those other Stevens departments that provide awards (e.g. Graduate School, Dean's office for undergraduates, etc.).

20.6.5.4.2.2 Committee Reports and Planning

Each Faculty committee will submit to the Howe School Faculty an annual report and a written plan of action for the next academic year prior to the last School faculty meeting of an academic year.

Each committee will also present a verbal summary report to the School Faculty no later than the last School faculty meeting of an academic year.

The annual report shall include the actions taken by the committee in question during the year as well as recommendations for future studies and actions. Other written or verbal reports may be submitted or presented to the School Faculty as each committee sees fit.

20.6.5.4.2.3 Election Procedures

20.6.5.4.2.3.1 Eligibility

i. To be eligible for election as a representative on one of the standing Howe School committees listed, a nominee must be a regular tenure track faculty member or a full time faculty member - as specified in the committee membership section and have stated a willingness to serve, and

ii. The candidate must have been a member of the Stevens faculty for at least one full year.

iii. Candidates may be nominated without restriction to prior service.

iv. The candidate must be nominated and elected according to the procedures described in Sections II, III, and IV, which follow.

v. The School Committee on Committees shall have the final decision on all questions of eligibility of members.

20.6.5.4.2.3.2 Nominating Procedure

i. The School Committee on Committees will make an announcement at a meeting of the faculty, and by mail, on or before March 15 of any year, that it would be pleased to receive volunteers or recommendations for candidates to the various committee posts to be filled.

ii. The nominees of the Committee on Committees will be announced by mail on or before April 1.

iii. Nominations shall remain open for two weeks following the announcement of the slate by the Committee on Committees. Additional nominations shall be in writing, supported by the signatures of two faculty members.

20.6.5.4.2.3.3 Election Procedure

i. The School Committee on Committees will conduct an election by mail ballot. This election may be combined with the election to other committees of Howe School faculty members (such as the BOT committees). The ballot will contain the candidates' names in alphabetical order.

ii. All full time members of the school faculty (tenure track, non-tenure and executive-in- residence) may choose from among those nominated. The person getting the highest number of votes will be declared elected. In case of a tie, the decision will be made by lot.

iii. No name or signature should appear on the ballot or ballot envelope. Each voter must, however, sign the envelope in which the ballot envelope is placed for mailing to the School Committee on Committees, which will act as teller; otherwise the vote will be invalid.

iv. The results of the election will be announced by mail (or e-mail) no later than May 1.

v. Special Elections. The School Committee on Committees will conduct special elections as required to fill vacant elected positions on faculty committees. Special elections will be conducted at faculty meetings. All normal eligibility rules apply. The Committee on Committees will make nominations and solicit additional nominations from the floor. Election will be by anonymous ballot. [2] and [3] apply. Results will be announced by mail following the faculty meeting. Winners of special elections will be elected for unexpired terms.

20.6.5.4.2.3.4 Term of Office

i. Terms of committee members are specified in committee descriptions.. Unexpired terms will be filled by special election or at the next regular election.

ii. Elected representatives assume office immediately upon the announcement of the election results.

iii. It shall be the responsibility of the previous Chair to convene the first meeting of the committee following the election or appointment of the new members. The committee shall then elect its own Chair for the following year. These results will be conveyed immediately to the School Committee on Committees and the Dean of the School who will notify the faculty in writing of all committee membership by May 1. In cases where the previous Chair is not available, the Committee on Committees will be responsible for convening the first meeting.

iv. The number of elected members of each Standing Committee is specified in the section describing committee charges.

 

20.6.5.4.2.4 Critical Dates Calendar (partial listing)

 

20.6.5.4.2.4.1 Promotion and Tenure (consistent with Institute policy)

September 1: Nomination of the candidate to the School Committee

September 15: Nomination received by the Deans Council

October 1: Nominee informed of his/her nomination by the School Committee or the Dean of the Howe School

October 1: Deans Council transmits the nomination to the Institute Promotions and Tenure Committee

December 1: Institute committee informs all parties of its findings

December 15: Deans Council informs all parties of its findings

January 15: Institute Review Panel reports to all parties (if applicable)

February 22: Notification of termination for appointments ending the following August 31. Notification of a one semester terminal appointment.

March 15: President informs all parties of his/her recommendations

May 15: Notification of termination for appointments ending the following January 15.

12.4.2 Howe School Election Process

March 15: Committee on Committees announces committee openings

April 1: Committee on Committee announces nominations. Two-week period for additional nominations.

April 15: Final nominations; Committee on Committees conducts elections by mail.

May 1: Committee on Committees announces election results

May 1: Final date for all committee reports

May 15: Last date for committees to meet with old and new members and to elect chairs for the following academic year.

20.6.5.4.2.5 Institute Committees with Howe School members

Committee Membership in General - not more than one from a department (school')

Academic Planning and Resources Committee - at least one but not more than three Academic Research Committee - -- Academic Appeals Committee - -- Committee on Committees - -- Faculty Council - -- Faculty Promotions and Tenure Committee - at least one but not more than two Review Panel - -- Graduate Curriculum Committee - one from each Dept with a Graduate program Graduate Student Affairs Committee - -- Library Committee - one Undergraduate Academic Standards Committee - -- Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee - one Undergraduate Promotions Committee - -- Undergraduate Student Affairs Committee - --

20.6.5.4.2.6 SIT Board of Trustees Committees with Howe School Members

Faculty Development: Three faculty - regular voting; one from each school serving two-year staggered terms School of Technology Management: One faculty member - regular voting - from the school serving one-year terms.

20.6.5.4.2.7 Ad Hoc Institute Committees

Technogenesis

20.6.5.4.2.8 Ad Hoc Howe School Committees

Admissions: Information Management PhD; Technology Management PhD EMTM; MS Information Systems; MS Management; MS Telecom Management Academic Committees: Information Management (MSIS, IM PhD); EMTM; MS/Mgt; MS Telecom; BS B&T Building Global Executive Committee (Directors) Graduate Program Directors

20.6.5.4.2.9. Membership of Howe School Faculty Committees

Maintained by the Howe School Committee on Committees. See Web site.

20.6.5.4.3 The School of Applied Sciences and Liberal Arts (issa)

20.6.5.4.3.1 The Voting Faculty

The voting faculty of issa is composed of all regular faculty associated with the School.

20.6.5.4.3.2 Issa Faculty Standing Committees

Executive Committee

Charge: The issa Executive Committee is the central management group for issa. and is responsible for all aspects of the operation of the school including long term planning, annual budget development, personnel development, and routine operations. The Executive Committee also establishes and oversees all school related operating procedures.

Membership: The membership of the Executive Committee is composed of the Dean of the School, the Associate Deans, and the Department Directors. Directors and Associate Deans are appointed by the Dean for indefinite terms.

Curriculum Committee

Charge: The issa Curriculum Committee is responsible for all graduate and undergraduate curricular matters including new course approval, review of new curriculum proposals and solicitation of curriculum proposals for new issa initiatives. Approved courses and curricula are passed on to the appropriate Institute level office or committee for endorsement.

Membership: 1 member appointed from each of the five issa departments by that department's director to a 2-year term.