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 for LGBTQI Concerns: (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning, and Intersexed)

Works to promote equality and equity for UO community members.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Committee on Committees

The Committee on Committees oversees the committee structure within the system of shared governance.

Appointed by the Senate President in consultation with the Senate Vice President

Internal Senate Committee

Committee on Courses

The Committee on Courses shall be responsible for the University's curriculum.

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

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

Faculty Research Awards

Oversees the Faculty Research Award program, including approval of changes to the Awards program, review of applications, and determination of awardees. 

Appointed

Standing Committee

Family Housing Board/Family Housing Review Board

The Family Housing Board shall provide a vehicle for deliberate, systematic discussion, review, and dialogue in matters relating to family housing among representatives of family housing residents, University Housing, faculty, and other students.

Appointed*

Administrative Advisory Group

International Scholarships

Screens candidates for Fulbright and other international scholarships.

Appointed

Administrative Advisory Group

Library

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

Appointed

Standing Committee

Nontenure-track Faculty

Focuses on addressing the issues of nontenure-track instructional and research faculty at the UO.

Appointed

Standing Committee

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 the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships on policy and procedures for awarding scholarships; participates in review of applications and selection of scholarship recipients.

Appointed

Standing Committee

Scholastic Review

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

Appointed

Standing Committee

Senate Budget Committee

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

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the University Senate shall advise the Senate President, assist in setting the agenda for each Senate meeting and facilitate the work of the Senate.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Nominating Committee

The Senate Nominating Committee nominates individuals to various Senate and University Committees upon request by the Senate President.

Appointed

Internal Senate Committee

Senate Rules Committee

The Senate Rules Committee shall work with the sponsors of motions and negotiations to clarify proposed Senate motions in advance of the Senate meeting at which the motion is to be presented.

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 University 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

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

Appointed

Standing Committee

Study Abroad Programs

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

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.

Appointed

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