Council of University System Faculty
CUSF COMMITTEES, 2006-2007
Academic Affairs (AA): Kim Rotruck (Chair); Zane Berge; Denny Gulick;
John Gustafson; Steve Jacobs; Joan Langdon; Robert Larivee; Joyce Currie Little;
Elizabeth Mulroy; Joyce Shirazi; Bill Stuart; Goran Trajkowski. Agenda:
curriculum; interaction with Provosts and BOR Ed Policy Committee; missions of
Administrative and Fiscal Affairs (AFA): Dennis Coates (Chair); Memo
Diricker; Mike Garner; Marymal Holmes; Elizabeth Mulroy; Steven Schwinn. Agenda:
questions of salary levels; the nature of peers; benefits; campus budgetary
processes and their transparency.
Chairpersons Workshop (CW): Martha Siegel (Chair); Deloris James. Agenda:
Facilitate CUSF interaction with the New Chairs Meeting of January 16, 2007
(simultaneous with the January CUSF meeting).
Faculty Affairs (FA): Rahim Ashkeboussi (Chair); Roberta Adams; Paul
Flexner; Rosemary Jagus; Deloris James; Alan Lyles; Elizabeth Mulroy; Emmanuel
Onyeozili; Joyce Shirazi; Martha Siegel. Agenda: definition of
"dependent"; flexible tenure; early retirement; ORP; benefits for
FT-NTT and PT-NTT faculty; tuition benefits for faculty dependents; faculty
union; cost of living adjustment (COLA); health care benefits for current
faculty and faculty opting for early retirement; emeritus faculty.
K-16 (K16): Bill Stuart (Chair); Deloris James; Joan Langdon; Joyce
Currie Little; Kim Rotruck. Agenda: Deal with the statewide plan
for higher education; quality control; work with the community colleges; get
dollars to improve teacher preparation; quality control for college-level
courses taught in high school.
Legislative Affairs (LA): Lee Richardson (Chair); Vincent Brannigan;
Patricia Cossard; Lori Harris; Mary Johantgen; Joyce Shirazi; Goran Trajkowski. Agenda:
work toward legislative testimony; monitor legislative docket.
Membership and Rules (MR): Bill Chapin (Chair); Alcott Arthur; John
Collins; Rodger Harvey; Agenda: conduct elections, verify
membership, advise web site administrator, update CUSF Constitution and By-Laws;
act as a committee on committees.
Recognition Committee (RC): Pat Alt (Co-Chair); Joyce Tenney (Co-Chair);
Alcott Arthur; Rose Jagus; Joyce Shirazi; Martha Siegel; Court Stevenson. Agenda:
provide everything needed to continue the highly positive and successful
Student Research Day; urge campus administrators and Faculty Senates to submit
nominations for Regents Faculty Awards; evaluate the nominees and make
recommendations for awards.
Systems Appeals / Ombudsman (SAO): Dave Parker (Chair). Agenda:
create an ombudsman or ombuds-committee within CUSF in view of the lack of
acceptance of systems appeals procedures suggested last year.
Policy Violation Review (PVR): Dave Parker (Chair); Alcott Arthur;
Joel Cohen; Jay Zimmerman. Review faculty policy violation complaints and make
recommendations to the Chancellor and faculty member.