East Carolina University Faculty Manual
BYLAWS OF THE FACULTY ASSEMBLY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
X. Committees (other than Agenda and Executive Committees)
A. Nominations committee: At its second regular meeting of the year, Fe Faculty Assembly shall elect, by nominations from the floor, a Nominations Committee of five members, the chairman to be elected by the committee. This committee shall circulate a slate of two nominees for each office of the assembly and two nominees for each of the chairmen of standing committees.
B. A Governance Committee, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on matters relating to the charter and bylaws of the assembly, and to consider and make recommendations on matters including but not limited to the statutes, the board of governors, and the General Administration of The University of North Carolina. The parliamentarian of the Faculty Assembly will be an ex-officio advisory member of the committee who will not have voting rights in the committee and who according to Section Xl B shall not necessarily be a member of the Faculty Assembly.
C. A Committee on Professional Development, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on matters which enhance professional effectiveness of faculty members in the areas of teaching, research, and public service; leaves for professional development, reduced teaching loads for research, and professional travel are relevant concerns.
D. A committee on Faculty Welfare, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on those factors which contribute to the professional satisfaction of the faculty. Included among these factors are salaries, fringe benefits, retirement programs, working conditions, and manners related to communications within The University system.
E. A Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on manners related to academic freedom and tenure, faculty role in personnel decisions, and the preservation of academic freedom and tenure.
F. A Committee on Budget, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on manners relating to educational budgets for the state as well as for The University of North Carolina. Responsibilities shall include the making of recommendations on the preparation of the budget and the priorities which lead to allocations to the constituent institutions.
G. A committee on Planning and Programs, whose responsibility shall be to review and make recommendations on matters relating to educational planning for the state as well as for The University of North Carolina, including the review and evaluation of programs and the criteria for the initiation or termination of educational programs. The committee shall inform the assembly of the progress and nature of the five-year programs as developed by the general administration and the board of governors.
H. Chairman and members of each standing committee shall be members of the assembly.
Ad hoc committees may be appointed by the chairman of the assembly as appropriate. The chairman of each ad hoc committee shall be a member of the assembly, but nonvoting members may be co-opted from the student bodies or faculties of the several institutions. Co-opted members of an ad hoc committee may not exceed, in number, assembly members of the committee.