The following standing committees and their bylaws are created by action of the senate to support its work.

Please refer to the Faculty Senate Policies and Articles and Bylaws for further information regarding the senate and faculty committees.

Meeting Minutes

Meeting minutes are the official record of proceedings and actions taken during committee meetings. Please follow these  guidelines for taking meeting minutes for faculty senate meetings.  Questions can be directed to the Faculty Senate office at senate@uwlax.edu.

Academic Policies & Standards (CAPS) expanding section

Academic Policies and Standards Committee (CAPS) meets the Wednesday before classes start each semester (Fall and Spring) in GMH 325. During the Fall and Spring semesters CAPS meets on selected by the committee Friday's from 2:15 - 3:30 pm in GMH 325.

2022-2023 Membership

Alan Bigel
Matthew Chedister, Chair
Niti Mishra
Jessica Peterson
Samuel Schmidt
Daniel Schneider
Gah Ming Tsang Stivers, Recorder
Sherwin Toribio
Cody Vaughn
Maria Laurent, Undergraduate Student Representative
Casey Christ, Undergraduate Student Representative

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Academic Policies & Standards Committee.

Graduate Council expanding section

The Graduate Council meets on 1st/3rd Friday’s of each month during the Fall and Spring semesters, from 10:00 – 11:30 am in GMH 325

2022-2023 Membership

Robert Dixon
Daniel Hyson
Naoko Giblin, Recorder
Ye Han
Michelle Olson
Todd Osmundson
Kasilingam Periyasamy
Anton Sanderfoot, Chair
Paul Schweiger
Rachel Leopold, Student Representative
Katy Ptaszynski, Student Representative

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Graduate Council Committee.

Budget Review expanding section

2022-2023 Membership

Michael Abler
Tushar Das
Becki Elkins Nesheim
Kelly Nowicki-Vanrooyen
Kenneth Shonk
Chia Chen Yu
Megann Roszak, Student Representative

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Budget Review Committee.

Instructional Academic Staff (IAS) expanding section

2022-2023 Membership

Sue Anglehart
Roghaieh Ghodsian
Benjamin Golden
Sara Heaser
Valerie Krage, Chair
Laurie Miller
Brett Townsend
Katie Wagoner
Heather Walder, Recorder

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Instructional Academic Staff Committee.

Promotion, Tenure & Salary (PTS) expanding section

2022-2023 Membership

Enilda Delgado
Nabamita Dutta
Dan Grilley, Recorder
Nicole Gullekson
Laurlyn Harmon
Sonja Hightower
Vivek Pande
Steni Sackiriyas
Huiya Yan

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Promotion, Tenure & Salary Committee.

Consultative Layoff Committee (CLC) expanding section

2022-2023 Membership

David Anderson
Alan Bigel
Colin Belby, Convener
Thomas Greiner
Adam Hoffer
James Longhurst
Robert Ragan
Dawn Rouse
Casey Tobin

Charge Letter

Meeting Minutes

Committee Documents

Click here for previous academic year committee membership, meeting minutes, charge letters, final reports and committee documents for the Consultative Layoff Committee.

If you require further information, email the faculty senate office
at senate@uwlax.edu or call 608-785-8018.