Shared Governance

Shared Governance Executive Committee

 Charge


  1. To serve as the “Committee on Committees” and annually make recommendations to the President regarding membership on all University committees covered by the governance structure 

  2. To provide advice and counsel to shared governance committees in order to help these committees perform optimally 

  3. To conduct ongoing review of the structure and composition of all University committees and to make recommendations to the President regarding changes in structure or committee composition
  4. To review all recommendations for the creation of new University committees, both standing and ad hoc, and to make recommendations to the President regarding their role and effect within the shared governance system

  5. To conduct ongoing review and evaluation of the effectiveness of the shared governance system and to propose to the President any adjustments or modifications suggested by this review

  6. To conduct an ongoing review of the effectiveness of communication of information within the shared governance system at all levels of the University and to make recommendations to the President regarding methods to improve communication where necessary

  7. To serve as the advisor to the President (and others) on assignment of issues to appropriate deliberative bodies, including assignment of issues to the Shared Governance Committee itself 

  8. To communicate its deliberations and findings to the President, and after discussion with the President, to the University community 
 

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