Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Research and Creative Scholars Awards.
Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Awards.
In congruence with MOA-14/03: Revised Policy on Centers and Institutes, a standing committee related to University Centers and Institutes of the Faculty Senate has been established.
Monitors the implementation of the University Strategic Plan using appropriate indicators as necessary to make recommendations to the Faculty Senate Executive Board and the University President.
Assists the Intellectual Skills Development Program in ensuring that all Western Michigan University undergraduate students are able to demonstrate competencies in reading, writing, and quantitative skills.
Reviews the acquisitions budget and process, evaluates circulation policies, facilitates communication between the university libraries and the faculty, and conducts studies as directed by the Faculty Senate Executive Board.
In addition to annual charges it may receive from the Faculty Senate Executive Board, the Professional Concerns Committee acts as the oversight committee for reviewing and monitoring all University policies and procedures dealing with academic conduct, including academic dishonesty, grade appeal and program dismissal issues.
Oversees the administration of the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Support Fund.
Reviews transfer policies and procedures.
Monitors on- and off-campus transportation and parking systems at the University and develop recommendations for modifications as needed.
Oversees the implementation, assessment, and revision of the WMU Essential Studies curriculum.
Reviews and approves WMU Essential Studies course proposals.