University Standing Committees

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Academic Council

The role of the Academic Council is to discuss and review academic issues and present recommendations for action to the University Senate.

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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

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Campus Planning

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

Appointed

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Committee on Courses

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

Appointed

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Committee on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

To address widespread problems of sexual and gender-based violence within our community and to address how sexual and gender-based violence intersects with other aspects of community members’ identities, including race, sexual orientation, social class, and ability.

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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

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Distinguished Teaching Awards

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

Appointed

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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

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Faculty Advisory Council

The Faculty Advisory Council shall be responsible for providing the President and other Administration officials with faculty opinion and counsel on the wide range of university affairs.

Elected

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Faculty Personnel Committee

The Faculty Personnel Committee shall be responsible for advising the Provost on all tenure and promotion cases.

Elected

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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

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Graduate Council

The Graduate Council shall advise the Dean of the Graduate School on matters pertaining to graduate study at the University of Oregon.

Elected

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Intercollegiate Athletics

The IAC serves as a vital connection between the athletics department and the campus-at-large.

Elected

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Library

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

Appointed

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Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

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

Appointed

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Ombuds Advisory Group

Advises the Ombuds person of trends among their respective constituencies and to seek guidance for pro-active resolution.

Appointed

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Respect & Community Values Committee

Serves the campus community as a resource for issues surrounding a respectful campus environment.

Elected

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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

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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

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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

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Student Conduct and Community Standards

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

Appointed

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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

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Study Abroad Programs

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

Appointed

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Tenure Reduction, Retirement, and Emeriti

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

Appointed

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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

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Undergraduate Council

The Undergraduate Council shall be responsible for reviewing, evaluating and enhancing the quality of the University's academic program.

Elected

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University Appeals Board

The final appeals body under the Student Conduct Code.

Appointed

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University Committee on Sexual Orientation, Attraction, Gender Identity and Expression

Works to promote equality and equity for UO community members.

Appointed

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