A. To select the recipients of University faculty
awards, including the annual Byler Award, and to define the criteria
for the selection of University faculty awards
B. To serve as liaison between the Faculty Senate
and all University officials involved in the nomination, selection,
and recognition of recipients of University faculty awards
C. To organize and complete, in cooperation with
the University administration, all activities associated with
the nomination, selection, and recognition of recipients of University
II. POSITION IN THE ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE
Reports to the Faculty Senate
A. Composition (5 members)
1. One tenured, voting faculty member from each
2. Associate Provost (ex officio/non-voting)
3. The previous chair serves a second year in an
ex-officio, advisory capacity for the new chair.
1. Tenured faculty members nominated by the Faculty
Senate Committee on Committees and confirmed by the Faculty Senate
2. Selection to occur in the spring semester
for service in the following academic year
C. Selection of Chair
The committee shall select a chair from its membership.
In order to advise the new chair, the previous chair serves a
second year in an ex-officio, advisory capacity.
D. Term of Service
One year with a minimum interval of one year
between terms. Members chosen to serve as Chair adhere to
the minimum interval of one year between terms.
Committee members nominated for awards shall resign from the
All nominees shall submit quantitative support for effectiveness in teaching.
Only those nominees whose materials meet the guidelines will be considered for faculty awards.
In order to avoid any appearance of impropriety, if a committee member is also a nominating person, that committee member should:
- review all nominees' materials
- refrain from ranking nominees
- be present for and engage in discussion of determining the recipient
The committee chair is responsible for creating
and maintaining a Procedures Manual, a copy to be kept in the Faculty
Committees may conduct business and voting via electronic
REV 2/01; REV 4/2011; REV 9/2013; REV 5/2014; REV 9/2015