Committees Restructure

The MU Campus has approved and are in the process of adapting a new committee structure, effective August 1, 2021.  Within the new structure some committees will be absorbed into others. Please see this link for details and new committee structure explanation.  Please email mucommitteeservice@missouri.edu with any questions.

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What does staff support look like within the new campus standing committee structure? Click through for baseline expectations.

The Academic Affairs Committee will advise University leaders on matters relating to the University’s curriculum and academic policies. Its work will include the annual academic calendar and revision of campus academic policies and regulations. It will coordinate its work with that of campus bodies charged with making decisions about the curriculum.

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The Budget Committee will advise University leaders on all aspects of the campus budgeting process in support of the University’s core missions of teaching, research, and service, and it will support the priorities established through strategic planning. The Committee will advise on operational planning, appraisal of resource needs, and the distribution of resources through allocation models. It will coordinate the work of any campus task forces needed for the Committee’s mission.

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The Campus Space Committee will advise University leaders on the use of use of campus buildings by academic units and other campus units. It will make recommendations about movement of personnel from one building to another, the use of fee money to support capital improvements, and how units might adapt to resource allocation models by changing their use of campus space.

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The Faculty Affairs Committee will advise campus leaders on matter of particular interest to faculty, including academic personnel policy, faculty conduct, faculty career development, tenure and promotion, and policies affecting non-tenure-track faculty. It will coordinate its work with that of campus bodies charged making decisions and recommendations related to faculty conduct and academic personnel.

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The Facilities, Buildings, and Grounds Committee will advise University leaders about campus operations and facilities, including physical plant maintenance, landscaping, campus safety, parking, and transportation.

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The Student Affairs Committee will advise University leaders on matters related to student life, including student organizations, student housing, student health, student recreation, and student conduct.

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The charge to the Committee for Persons with Disabilities is to advise University leaders on MU programs, services, and policies that affect students, faculty, staff, and visitors with disabilities. The Committee also reviews applications for funds related to projects designed to improve the campus experience of persons with disabilities and makes recommendations about the disbursement of these funds.

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The charge to the Committee on Committees is to review on an annual basis one-third of the campus standing committees and to make recommendations to the Chancellor and Faculty Council on the continuation of the committees, revisions of committee charges or composition, and other improvements to committee functions. The committee also should follow up on past recommendations for changes.

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The charge to the Information Technology Committee is to advise University leaders on issues involving computer and information technology on the MU campus. This advice will include how to spend money collected from the Information Technology Fee, along with other advice about how to improve information technology services for students, staff, and faculty.

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The charge to the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee is to advise the Chancellor and to consult with the director of Intercollegiate Athletics in all matters relating to intercollegiate athletics at MU. Committee recommendations to the Chancellor will be made in accordance with the policies of the Board of Curators, the University, and the applicable rules and regulations of any regional or national conference or association.

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The charge to the Library Committee is to make recommendations to University leaders concerning the continued improvement of the library collection and library services, along with academic matters related to library policies and programs.

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The Military and Veterans Committee serves as an advisory committee to University leaders concerning issues and programming related to the military and veteran’s community at the University of Missouri. The Committee develops recommendations for ways to positively improve the educational, family, health, and career support to the University military and veterans community based upon dialogue between departments within the University, state and federal organizations and agencies, and the surrounding business community. The Committee works to create awareness of the issues faced by this population, recommends the development of programs to support veterans and family members, helps connect students, faculty, staff, and alumni to events and organizations related to veterans issues, identifies opportunities to connect the University’s research and engagement mission with veteran and military issues, and provides a forum to University military and veterans for feedback on issues that affect their lives.

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To assess and make recommendations to University leader regarding new and revised policies and practices affecting non-tenure track faculty holding a ranked faculty title.

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The charge to the Student Health and Well-Being Committee is to (1) serve as an advocate for students regarding their health-related needs, programs, and services; (2) consult with and advise the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, and the leadership of Mizzou’s health, mental health/counseling, and wellness-related programs, and services, on matters concerning student health and well-being; and (3) communicate regularly with stakeholders about campus health concerns and the health, mental health/counseling, and wellness-related programs and services that Mizzou provides for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students.

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The Committee on Undergraduate Education has the responsibility for the implementation of the campus-wide general education program.

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This committee may be convened to review and make recommendations to the Provost and Chancellor regarding alleged cases of faculty irresponsibility that have not been resolved at the divisional level.

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The Campus Faculty Committee on Tenure will be convened only in cases where a tenured member of the faculty is being considered for dismissal for cause.

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This committee serves in an advisory capacity to the provost and makes recommendations on the awarding of promotion and/or tenure. Eleven full professors serve on the committee.

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To assist in providing a prompt and efficient procedure for fair and equitable resolutions of grievances with the University without fear of prejudice or reprisal for initiating a grievance or participating in its settlement.

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The charge of the Honorary Degrees Committee is to recommend to the Board of Curators, through the Faculty Council, the names of individuals to be considered for honorary degrees at commencement. The Committee will also recommend recipients for other University honors as requested by the Chancellor.

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The Committee shall hear charges of research dishonesty.

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The Committee shall review and offer advice on requests for entensions of the tenure probationary period for faculty members who encounter circumstances that may substaintially interrupt thier ability to make progress toward tenure. Possible reasons include “pregnancy, serious illness, or care of an invalid or seriously ill spouse, partner, child, or other close dependent. Other reasons may be considered.”

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The primary responsibility of the Committee is to review undergraduate courses (courses numbered 0001-4999), minor, certificate, and program proposals and changes after Division approval to verify that the proposal or change does not duplicate, without sufficient justification, a similar course, minor, certificate, or program already existing on the campus.

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The charge to the Committee on Residence for Tuition Purposes is to act on cases referred by the Registrar or Cashier, or appealed by a student, with respect to liability for tuition customarily charged a nonresident of the state. Recommendations are made on resident status for tuition purposes only and have no bearing on matters of admission. The committee will also coordinate hearings to resolve appeals of the rescission of student financial aid awards, which were previously managed by the Student Financial Aid Committee.

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The charge to the Revision of Student Records Standing Committee is to act upon petitions for revisions in entries concerning grades and credits entered into the official academic record.The charge to the Student Conduct Committee is to decide cases in student disciplinary matters in accordance with the University rules and policies and to report its recommendations to university leaders.

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The charge to the Student Conduct Committee is to decide cases in student disciplinary matters in accordance with the University rules and policies and to report its recommendations to university leaders.

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This committee can serve “in the place and stead of the Campus Committee [on Tenure] where a case is transferred” and “hold hearings involving personnel holding systemwide rather than campus, academic staff appointments.”

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Advise the Chancellor on ways in which the MU campus, including physical facilities and educational and employment policies, supports the family responsibilities of students, staff, and faculty members, as well as how the campus could better provide this support.

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The charge to the Council of Inclusive excellence (formerly known as the Minority Affairs Committee) is to assess and to make recommendations to the Vice Chancellor for Inclusion, Diversity and Equity reagrding the programs, policies and services for minority students, faculty and staff.

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The charge of the Status of Women Committee is to advocate equity, fairness, and justice for women at the University of Missouri, investigate the status of women including faculty, staff, and students, and make policy recommendations to the Office of the Chancellor supporting the advancement of women.

Click here to see further information regarding the University Faculty Committee on Tenure.