University Libraries Committee


Appointment:  Elected by Faculty Senate via nominations of faculty members. (9 faculty members and 4 student members; 2 selected by the Graduate Student Council and 2 selected by Student Government) The faculty members of the committee shall include at least one (1) Assistant Professor, one (1) Associate Professor, and one (1) Professor and no more than two members from any academic unit.

Chair:  Elected by committee

Responsibilities:  

The Committee shall assist the Dean of University Libraries in maintaining and promoting the welfare of the University Libraries. It shall meet with the Dean of the University Libraries to review and formulate library policies to serve the needs and concerns of the faculty and students. It shall also serve as an advocate for the University Libraries to the University community. The Committee shall advise the Faculty Senate about the state of the Libraries and the Committee's position on policy matters affecting the Libraries. the Dean shall present matters of policy to the Committee in a timely manner, provide the Committee with pertinent information about library operations and services, meet with the Committee frequently, and report to the Committee on actions taken in response to the Committee's recommendatios.  The Committee shall advise the Faculty Senate about the state of the Libraries and the Committee's position on policy matters affecting the Libraries.  The Committee shall forward an annual report to the Faculty Senate and the University Administration, and provide other reports whenever advisable.

Term:  3 years, staggered; 1 yr student

Short URL:  http://fora.aa.ufl.edu/go/48


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