University Policies Committee (UPC)

Committee Chair

Jennifer Maguire

Department of Social Work

2019

Ex-officio (non-voting)

Christine Mata

Interim Dean of Students - Designee for Student Affairs

 

Ex-officio (non-voting)

Douglas Dawes

Vice President for Administrative Affairs

 

Faculty Representative

Troy LescherDepartment of Theater, Film, and Dance2021

Faculty Representative

John Meyer

Department of Politics

2019

Staff Representative (non-MPP)

Robert Keever

Academic & Career Advising 2021
Student RepresentativeVacantAssociated Students2019
 
Membership:
Committee Chair - one faculty senator elected by the Senate
Two faculty members - appointed by the Appointments and Elections Committee
One non-MPP staff member  - appointed by Staff Council
One student - appointed by Associated Students
Vice President, Student Affairs (or designee) - non-voting Ex-officio member
Vice President, Administrative Affairs (or designee) - non-voting Ex-officio member
 
Terms:
The elected and appointed members shall serve staggarded 3-year terms except the commitee chair who shall serve a 1-year term and the student member, who shall serve a 1-year term.
 
Duties:
The Committee is charged with reviewing the existing policy processes on campus and recommending to the Senate for its approval a policy process that address the campus need for a transparent, efficient, and clear policy process rooted in principles of shared governance.  See Senate Bylaws, section 11.8