Committees

Faculty Senate Standing Committees

Centers and Institutes Committee

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.

Professional Concerns Committee

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.

WMU Essential Studies Executive Advisory Committee

Oversees the implementation, assessment, and revision of the WMU Essential Studies curriculum.

Council Standing Committees

All-University Graduate Student Research and Creative Scholars Award Committee

Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Research and Creative Scholars Awards.

All-University Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Award Committee

Reviews applications and makes recommendations as to the recipients of All-University Graduate Student Teaching Effectiveness Awards.

Intellectual Skills Program Advisory Committee

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.

Research Screening Committee

Oversees the administration of the Faculty Research and Creative Activities Support Fund.

Service Learning Course Approval Subcommittee

review proposed service learning course syllabi to ensure courses meet minimum service learning criteria and to receive a service learning designation.

Transfer of Credit Committee

Reviews transfer policies and procedures.

Transportation Committee

Monitors on- and off-campus transportation and parking systems at the University and develop recommendations for modifications as needed.

WMU Essential Studies Course Review and Approval Committee

Reviews and approves WMU Essential Studies course proposals.

Ad Hoc Committees

Electronic Curriculum Process Committee