Appointed Committees

Title Brief Description Selection Type Type
Academic Requirements

Responsible for the administration and interpretation of academic requirements for undergraduate degrees, and for action on student petitions for exceptions to requirements and to other academic regulations.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Campus Planning

Advises the President on long-range campus development with regard to buildings, landscaping, and transportation policy.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Committee on Committees

It is charged with the oversight of the committee structure within the system of shared governance.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Committee on Courses

Screens all proposals for course changes and new courses; reports its recommendations by quarterly reports to the faculty through the University Senate; advises the University editor on content and structure of the UO Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Distinguished Service Awards and Honorary Degrees

Reviews nominations, recommends recipients of honorary degrees and annual UO awards for distinguished service to the state and region.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Distinguished Teaching Awards

Solicits nominations and selects recipients of Ersted Award, Faculty Achievement Award, and other university-wide awards for distinguished teaching.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Emerald Board of Directors

* Board with faculty positions to be filled during the year. 

Appointed*

Administrative Advisory Group

Environmental Issues

Recommends policy/programs on environmental issues that affect the quality of life, safety, and health of faculty, staff and students, and the general public.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Erb Memorial Union Board of Directors

* Board with faculty positions to be filled during the year.

Appointed*

Administrative Advisory Group

Family Housing Board/Family Housing Review Board

* Board with faculty positions to be filled during the year.

Appointed*

Administrative Advisory Group

Foreign Study Programs

Reviews and approves academic standards in foreign study programs of the University granting academic credit; reviews new program proposals.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Johnson Memorial Award

Reviews nominations, selects recipient for annual award to faculty member who, as teacher/scholar/citizen of the academic community, exemplifies commitment to principles affirmed in life and career of Charles E. Johnson.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Concerns

Advises the President and other campus administrators on issues of importance for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender people.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Library

Advises President and Librarian on policies/procedures of UO Library.

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Standing Committee

Nontenure-track Instructional Faculty

Focuses on addressing the needs of nontenure-track instructional faculty at the UO.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Off-Campus Scholarships and Grants

Screens candidates for Fulbright, Rhodes, and other off-campus scholarships and grants.

Appointed

Administrative Advisory Group

ROTC Advisory

Advises President, the faculty, and the military departments on the ROTC program at UO; reviews and recommends on appointments to the University of Oregon's Department of Military Science; conducts on-site interviews with nominees.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Scholarships

Advises Financial Aid on policy and procedures for awarding scholarships; participates in review of applications and selection of scholarship recipients.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Scholastic Review

Administration/interpretation of policy for students whose work falls below UO scholarship requirements; rules on petitions for reinstatement/change of grade.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Senate Budget Committee

The Senate Budget Committee is the University's primary agency for faculty and student participation in fiscal policy.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Executive Committee

The function of the Senate Executive Committee is to advise the Senate President and facilitate the work of the Senate.  It meets at the call of the Senate President.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Nominating Committee

The Senate Nominating Committee nominates individuals upon request to various standing committees of the Senate, to some standing committees of the Faculty, and under certain circumstances to the Interinstitutional Faculty Senate, ad hoc committees of the Senate, or to other committees at the request of the President of the University or the President of the Senate. This committee also nominates candidates for President and Vice-President of the Senate.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Rules Committee

The Senate Rules Committee is charged to negotiate with the sponsors of motions/resolutions, in advance of the appropriate Senate meetings, to clarify and/or to propose editorial changes in notices of motions sent to the Committee by the Senate President.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Student Conduct and Community Standards

Recommends policy relating to student conduct; administers the Student Conduct Code.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Student Health Advisory Committee

Advises Director of Student Health Center and Vice President for Student Affairs on policies and procedures of the Health Center.

Appointed

Administrative Advisory Group

Student-Faculty Committee on Grievances

Recieves, investigates, and reviews complaints by students against faculty members (concerning academic responsibilities) and makes recommendations to the President.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Summer Research Awards

Reviews applications for grants in aid of research from University funds allocated for this purpose and presents recommendations.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti

Advises faculty and administration on policy and practice concerning tenure reduction, retirement, rights of emeriti.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Traffic Appeals Board

Appellate committee on parking and other traffic convictions.

Appointed

Administrative Advisory Group

Transparency Committee

Review UO's procedures regarding access to public records and financial information, and evaluate the effectiveness of those procedures. Accept and review complaints from faculty, staff, or students regarding access to public records and financial information, and make suggestions to the UO public records officer and President's office on resolving such complaints.

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Standing Committee

University Appeals Board

The final appeals body under the Student Conduct Code.

Appointed

Standing Committee

University Hearings Board

For conduct cases to be handled by formal hearing, this Board hears the case, listens to evidence, decides if Student Conduct Code has been violated, and determines which, if any, sanctions to impose.

Appointed

Standing Committee