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FACULTY WELFARE COMMITTEE (FWC)

Charge:

This Committee is responsible to the faculty for policy review and recommendations on questions of tenure, faculty evaluations, professional conduct, promotion, fringe benefits, and working conditions. It shall review policies and programs, propose changes and additions, distribute information, and supervise the implementation of Senate recommendations.

The Committee shall report at least yearly to the Senate and, upon approval, to the President and the Provost.

In carrying out these responsibilities, the Committee shall:

  1. Gather information on other policies and programs within the University and in other universities.

  2. Distribute information to the faculty in simplified form and see that new faculty receive comprehensive information.

  3. Establish priorities on recommendations for changes and additions.

  4. Participate in the process of amending the Faculty Handbook and make recommendations to the Senate.

 

Operating Procedures:

The Committee shall formulate its own operating procedures, which shall include:

  1. The election of a chair from among the faculty members of the Committee.

  2. Provision for liaison with all appropriate councils and committees.

  3. Provision for sub-committees of the Committee to which non-members of the Committee may be appointed if appropriate.

 

Membership:

5 faculty members to be elected by the Faculty Senate to 3-year staggered terms

 

2013-14 Members:

Misha Klein (Anthropology) (2012-15), Chair, misha@ou.edu
Aparna Mitra (Economics) (2013-16)
Donna Nelson (Chemistry & Biochemistry) (1/2013-14)
Chris Ramsmeyer (Civil Engineering & Environmental Science) (2013-16)
Jerry Weber (Educational Leadership & Policy Studies) (2011-14)

2012-2013 FWC ANNUAL REPORT

2011-2012 FWC ANNUAL REPORT


TUITION WAIVER BENEFIT PROPOSAL FOR FACULTY AND STAFF DEPENDENTS (February 2, 2009)

 


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