Council of University System Faculty
CUSF COMMITTEES – 2004-2005
(Source: E.W. Chapin,
What is teaching?, distance and on-line learning, relations with community
colleges, intercampus collaboration, the research/teaching interface, the
twelve-hour non-traditionalrequirement, clinical and other special modes of
teaching. V. Brannigan (chair), J. Gustafson,
M. Heisler, S. Jacobs, A. D. James, A. Lagnese, D. Pryor,
K. Rotruck, W. Stuart.
Workload questions, quality of life questions; how is shared governance doing
on the various campuses?, graduate vs. undergraduate teaching, systems
appeals. P. Alt (chair), J. Collins, D. Hardcastle,
E. Onyeozili, J. C. Stevenson.
Administrative and Financial Affairs:
Work toward legislative testimony, questions of salary levels, the nature of
peers, campus budgetary processes and their transparency.
F. Alt (chair), R. M. Garner, J. McMullin,
T. Norcio, J. Shirazi, J.
Agenda to be announced. S. Gibson (chair), A. Kreizenbeck.
Membership and Rules:
Conduct elections, work with website administrator, act as a committee on
committees. E. W. Chapin (chair), A. Arthur J. Collins.
Student Research Day:
Need to continue this highly positive and successful venture; need commitments
from USM on date, venue, support. M. Siegel (chair) D.
Gulick, J. McMillan, J. Tenney.
Systems Appeals / Ombudsman: Create an ombudsman or
ombuds-committee within CUSF in view of the lack of acceptance of systems
appeals procedures suggested last year. M. Siegel (chair),
M. Harris, M. McClure, D. Parker.
Regents’ Faculty Awards: Need to push campuses, both
through Administrations and Senates, to get good recommendations in to the
committee early. J. Zimmerman (chair), M. Harris,
Dealing with the statewide plan for higher education, quality control, working
with the community colleges, getting dollars to improve teacher preparation,
quality control for college-level courses taught in high school. A. Pandey,
chair. (More members needed on this committee.)
Chairperson’s Workshop: New Chairs Meeting will
probably be held on the same day as the January CUSF meeting again to facilitate
interaction. M. McClure, chair.
(More members needed on this committee.)