Committee Leadership Training 2022-23
The Faculty Senate uses the American Institute of Parliamentarians Standard Code of Parliamentary Procedures as its authority on meeting procedures.
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.
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.