Elected Committees

Elected Committees of the Academic Senate

  • Athletics Committee

    The Athletics Committee shall:

    1. Serve in an advisory role concerning the annual athletic budget, both intramural and intercollegiate, and supportive activities.
    2. Establish guidelines concerning schedules for intercollegiate athletics and monitor compliance.
    3. Establish eligibility requirements for participation in intercollegiate athletics and monitor compliance.
    4. Approve participation in new intercollegiate athletic activities with the consent of the Senate.
    5. Approve participation in post-season activities.
    6. Propose, for the approval of the Senate, membership in athletic conferences.
    7. In cooperation with the Scholarship Office, determine policies concerning allocation of athletic grants when available, in accordance with conference policies.
    8. Make personnel recommendations in the athletic area to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.

    Constitution of the Academic Senate Article VIII, Section 2


    Chair

    • Murli Nair | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 2)

    2017-2018 Membership

    • Ann Grens | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 2)
    • Jeremy Linton | School of Education (year 1)
    • Scott Opasik | Franklin D. Schurz Library (year 1)
    • Kathy Ritchie | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 2)
    • Barb White | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences (year 1)

    Annual Report/s >>
  • Promotion, Tenure, and Reappointment Committee

    Powers and Responsibilities:

    1. All cases of promotion and tenure at IUSB without exception shall be under the jurisdiction of the Promotion, Tenure, and Reappointment Committee.
    2. The Committee shall have access to all information pertinent to each promotion, tenure, and reappointment case.
    3. No faculty member shall be denied reappointment without a recommendation of this committee.
    4. Before formal dismissal proceedings are begun (see Article X for a definition of dismissal) the Committee shall consider the case and shall determine whether in its view formal dismissal proceedings should be instituted.
    5. The Committee must promptly notify all candidates of the recommendations it has made. In the case of negative recommendations, reasons must be given in writing if the candidate so requests. These communications shall remain confidential, except when a candidate desires to disclose them.
    6. Only rarely and for unusual and compelling reasons shall the Chancellor not support the recommendation of the Committee. In such cases the Chancellor shall provide the Committee with a detailed written report.

    Constitution of the Academic Senate Article VIII, Section 2


    Chair

    Steven Gerencser | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

    2017-2018 Membership

    • Larry Bennett | Social Work (year 2)
    • David Blouin | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 1)
    • Peter Bushnell | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 1)
    • Yi Cheng | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 1)
    • Jonathan Nashel | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (year 1)
    • Kwadwo Okrah | School of Education (Spring 2018)
    • Haiyan Yin | Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics (year 2)

    Non-Voting Members
    • Ian Clift | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences
    • Caitlin Vlaeminck | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences

    References
    • Recommended Reappointment Dossier Guidelines
    • General Feedback for Mid-Career Dossiers

    Annual Reports
  • Faculty Misconduct

    The Faculty Misconduct Review Committee follows "procedures to review complaints against faculty members of substantial or chronic incompetence or misconduct, limited to violations of formal rules of the University, such as violations of the Code of Academic Ethics (IU Academic Handbook), or failure to meet generally understood and accepted standards of professional conduct.

    Constitution of the Academic Senate Article XI, Section 1


    2017-2018 Membership

    • Dan Holm | School of Education
    • Larry Lambert | Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts
    • Jamie Smith | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Alternates
    • Teresa Dobrzykowski | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences
    • Julio Hernando | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Kwadwo Okrah | School of Education
    • Andrea Rusnock | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Lisa Zwicker | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Annual Report/s
  • Faculty Board of Review

    The Faculty Board of Review shall hear cases concerning academic freedom, tenure, promotion, salary adjustment, termination of non-tenure appointments, and the nature or conditions of work. The aggrieved faculty member desiring a review of administrative action in these stated areas shall request a hearing by the Faculty Board of Review.

    Constitution of the Academic Senate Article XII, Section 2


    2017-2018 Membership

    • Julie Elliott | Franklin D. Schurz Library
    • Amy Gretencord | Vera Z. Dwyer College of Health Sciences
    • Jake Mattox | College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Kathleen Sullivan | School of Education

    Meeting Minutes / Annual Report/s