Committee Charges G-P

Membership: Permanent
Unspecified number of faculty positions

Charges

  1. The GLBTA Committee is an advisory committee that works directly with the campus GLBTA Advocate to create visibility of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and ally issues on campus and within the community. Recommend for current membership one person to represent WSU at the IFO state-level committee of the same name.
Member
Term Ends
Berg, Tamara
Spring 2017
Francioni, Joan
Spring 2017
Klinker, Mary Jo
Spring 2017
Strassburger, Zachary
Spring 2017
Zeller, Susan
Spring 2017

Membership: Permanent
5 faculty positions available.

Charge

  1. To recommend to the Faculty Association Senate a legislative program covering matters that are not specifically covered in the Master Contract.
  2. To implement the Association’s legislative program as directed by the Faculty Association Senate and IFO Delegate Assembly resolutions.
  3. To keep area legislators, other key legislators and the governor informed as to concerns of Association membership as directed by the Faculty Association Senate.
  4. To advise the IFO Legislative Assistant in matters of concern to the WSU Faculty Association.
Member
Term Ends
Downs, Darrell
Spring 2017
Larson, Kendall
Spring 2017
Richard, Gregory
Spring 2017
Speetzen, David
Spring 2017
Upright, Craig
Spring 2017

Membership: Permanent
Unspecified number of faculty positions.

Charge

  1. To receive appeals from students, record relevant procedural dates and advise involved parties as to the procedures of the committee.
  2. When necessary, a subcommittee of three committee members will serve as a Hearing Committee for parties in dispute and will report to the committee the resolution of the dispute.
Member
Term Ends
Beatty, W. Lee
Spring 2017
Bork, Cindy
Spring 2017
Casselman, Robert
Spring 2017
Debnath, Joyati
Spring 2017
Errthum, Eric
Spring 2017
Faruque, Cathy Jo
Spring 2017
Fried, Carrie
Spring 2017
Garbrecht, Mark
Spring 2017
Hines, Jacob
Spring 2017
Keller, Michelle
Spring 2017
Mauser, Jonathon
Spring 2017
Parlow, James
Spring 2017
White, Erin E.
Spring 2017
Xu, Jin
Spring 2017

Membership: Permanent
Nominations made by and from each department with a graduate program for both the regular representative and an alternate

Charge

  1. To recommend graduate standards for the University relative to admissions, programs and degrees
  2. To promote the quality of graduate programs and to encourage the development of new programs
  3. To consider recommendations from the graduate faculty and the Faculty Association Senate
  4. To consider new course proposals and make appropriate recommendations
  5. To recommend standards for appointments to the Graduate Faculty and annually review the appointments made by the deans
  6. To advise the deans and the vice president for Academic Affairs on all matters concerning graduate study

 

Membership: Permanent
Unspecified number of faculty positions.

Charges

  1. Act as a forum for issues and questions traveling in both directions: questions and problems teaching faculty have with the library and questions and problems that the librarians have with the teaching faculty’s use of the library.
Member
Term Ends
Brouwer, Amanda
Spring 2017
Heinrichs, Erik
Spring 2017
Leighton, H. Vernon
Spring 2017
Marmolejo, Gloria
Spring 2017
Martinez, Osvaldo
Spring 2017
Narvaez, Rafael
Spring 2017
Quam, Allison
Spring 2017
Tye, Jessica
Spring 2017

Membership: Permanent
8 members prefer one from each college plus non-teaching plus Rochester. 1 year terms.

Charge

  1. Deliberate on cultural diversity issues.
  2. Nominate from the current membership someone to represent WSU at the IFO state-level Multicultural Issues Committee (MIC).
Member
Term Ends
Dennison, Russell
Spring 2017
Lindaman, Kara
Spring 2017
Ripley, Wayne (Chuck)
Spring 2017
Saner, Robin
Spring 2017
Wee, Jongsun "Sunny"
Spring 2017
Zeller, Susan
Spring 2017
Berg, Tamara
Foote, Jane
Francioni, Joan
Franz, Jeanne
Snyder, Kimberlee
Waterbury, Theresa

Membership: Permanent
6 IFO (prefer one from each college), ex-officio Director of Grants and Sponsored Projects.

Charge

  1. Promote national scholarships.
  2. Identify potential applicants.
  3. Facilitate student preparation of applications.
  4. Review applications, prepare institutional endorsements.
Member
Term Ends
Collins, Marianne
Spring 2017
Martinez, Osvaldo
Spring 2017
Segovia, Joann
Spring 2017

Membership: Permanent
Unspecified number of faculty positions.

Charge

  1. Define online education, including the purposes of online education.
  2. Recommend how administrative and department units across campus may collaborate to support online education (registration, tuition payment, etc.).
  3. Develop guidelines for assessing the quality of online courses.
  4. Recommend to FA contract changes to support online courses.
  5. Develop a framework for inclusion of online education in the WSU web portal.
  6. Develop guidelines for assessing the quality of online programs.
  7. Review and communicate MnSCU and WSU intellectual property rights.
Member
Term Ends
Czaplewski, John R.
Spring 2016
Holden, John
Spring 2016

Membership: Permanent
10 faculty (WFA President or Vice President, campus representative to Negotiating Team, 1 from each college, 1 non-teaching, 1 from Rochester, 1 fixed-term faculty).

Charge

  1. Review, evaluate and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate and IFO regarding all matters pertaining to faculty personnel policies, including the Master Contract, sabbatical and other leaves, promotions, tenure, rank and personnel files, allocation of faculty positions and work load, merit and performance evaluation and awards, salary and fringe benefits and problems unique to the non-teaching faculty.
  2. To assist faculty members in resolving questions they have regarding salaries, benefits and retirement.
  3. To receive from and discuss with members of the WSU administration matters listed in charge.
  4. To represent the Association of all grievance matters.
  5. To advise faculty members of all legal rights, contractual rights, timelines, procedures and grievances.
  6. To assist faculty members during the informal steps of the grievance procedure.
  7. To assist faculty members in reducing grievance to writing.
  8. To initiate and monitor all formal steps of the grievances procedure.
  9. To review for the Association Senate all matters related to renewal/non-renewal of contracts.
Member
Role
Term Ends
Chernega, Jennifer
CLA
Spring 2017
Debnath, Joyati
CoSE
Spring 2017
Downs, Darrell
WFA President
Office
Hyle, Matthew
Negotiator
Office
Larson, Kendall
Non-Teaching
Spring 2017
Phan, Christopher
Fixed Term
Spring 2017
Welhaven, Mary
Nurs. or Roch.
Spring 2017

Membership: Ad Hoc
12 faculty positions (2 each from Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, HERS, Computer Science and Geoscience, and 2 at large).

Charge

  1. To facilitate the implementation of WSU PSM in Applied Research and Management, as planned in the original MnSCU development documents.
  2. Persons involved in this task force will:
    •  Develop a job description for the director of the program.
    • Organize curriculum.
    • Develop new curriculum to meet proposal requirements.
    • Advertise and market the program to area businesses and students.
    • Facilitate positive interactions and collaborations with area and regional industries.
    • Be responsible for producing required paperwork and procedures for implementation of the program within WSU and MnSCU.
    • Arrange for a longstanding, renewable PSM Steering Committee upon dissolution of the Task Force.
    Member
    Role
    Abdel-Magid, Beckry
    Engin. 2
    Deppa, Brant
    At-Large
    Dogwiler, Toby
    Geosci. 2
    Engen, Mark
    Chem. 2
    Eslamloo-Grami, Maryam
    Engin. 1
    Hansen, Kent
    HERS 2
    Iyengar, Sudharsan
    Comp. Sci. SABB
    Kairies-Beatty, Candace
    Geosci. 1
    Mann, Francis
    Chem.
    Segal, Scott
    Biology
    Snyder, Kimberlee
    At-Large
    Wilson, Edward (Ted)
    Biology
    Zeller, Brian L.
    HERS
    Zhang, Mingrui
    Comp. Sci. 2