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===Curriculum Review Committee, Undergraduate===
 
===Curriculum Review Committee, Undergraduate===
 
*Member(s): Adams, Diggle, L. Lewis, Schultz
 
*Member(s): Adams, Diggle, L. Lewis, Schultz
*Summary: Review goals of the undergraduate curriculum; Review goals of the undergraduate curriculum; propose changes in requirements of the major and minor; map alignment between current courses and curriculum goals; review two-year cycle of course offerings; review scheduling of core courses, lab and field courses, W courses, and diversity courses; propose course changes; propose staffing plan on a two-year cycle; review fall/spring balance of TA positions.
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*Summary: Review goals of the undergraduate curriculum; propose changes in requirements of the major and minor; map alignment between current courses and curriculum goals; review two-year cycle of course offerings; review scheduling of core courses, lab and field courses, W courses, and diversity courses; propose course changes; propose staffing plan on a two-year cycle; review fall/spring balance of TA positions.
 
*Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly): Evolving. Expected to be >20 hours per year.  
 
*Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly): Evolving. Expected to be >20 hours per year.  
 
*Procedures:  Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.
 
*Procedures:  Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Revision as of 17:16, 13 December 2013

Committees by Category (2013-2014)
By December 17, please fill in your membership, a one sentence summary of the purpose of the committee, and an estimate of the workload or effort. Please work in your committee to prepare a formal document of your committee's procedures, and send these to Kathy Tebo by Feb. 1, 2014.


Contents

University and College

Academic Computing Committee (Provost’s)

  • Members: Henry
  • Summary: No longer in existence; Harry Frank used to run it, but it was discontinued at least 3 years ago.
  • Effort: N/A (it used to meet bimonthly)
  • Procedures: N/A

Academic Misconduct Hearing Officer

  • Member(s): Colwell
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Academic Planning Committee (CLAS)

  • Member(s): Bush
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Admissions Liaison (undergrads)

  • Member(s): Upson
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Animal Care and Handling

  • Member(s): Rubega
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Arboretum Committee

  • Member(s): Anderson (co-organizer), Morse, Henry
  • Summary: Considers and responds to University initiatives that potentially impact campus plantings. This is an advisory body.
  • Effort: Meets several times per year, as necessary; convened by co-organizers.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Bioinformatics Facility (Biotechnology/Bioservices Center)

  • Member(s): P. Lewis (co-facility head)
  • Summary: oversee facility and its operations, enhance research and educational missions of facility
  • Effort: Biweekly meetings with Co-facility-head Peter Gogarten, System Administrator Jeff Lary, and Bioinformatics Scientist Jill Wegrzyn
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Biotechnology Center Faculty Advisory Board

  • Member(s): Les, Rubega, Simon
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Building Committee, Torrey Replacement

  • Member(s): Caira, Goffinet, Jockusch
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Climate Impact, Mitigation, Adaptation (CIMA) Organizing Committee

  • Member(s): Anderson, Likens, Urban
  • Summary: organize events associated with an annual ‘environment month’ (=April) set of activities, speakers, panels, campus events
  • Effort : at least once a month during academic year, often more regularly
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

CT Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

  • Member(s): Upson
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

CT State Museum of Natural History, Board of Directors

  • Member(s): Wagner
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Courses and Curriculum (CLAS)

  • Member(s): Adams
  • Summary: Review course proposals and proposals to change majors, minors, or programs. Liaison between department and the college for curricular matters. Present and defend EEB proposals.
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly): Meets 10 times per year for 2.5 hours per meeting; review of approximately 230 proposals per year; proposal preparation.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Graduate School Executive Committee

  • Member(s): Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Graduate School Faculty Council

  • Member(s): L. Lewis, Urban (alternate Schwenk)
  • Summary: University-wide council setting policies for graduate students
  • Effort Meets monthly
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Latin American Studies Coord. Comm.

  • Member(s): Chazdon
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Library Committee

  • Member(s): Colwell
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Library Liaison

  • Member(s): Wells
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

McNair Advisory Board

  • Member(s): Chazdon, Jockusch
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

National Scholarships Nomination Committees

  • Member(s): Jockusch, Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Ornithologist, State

  • Member(s): Rubega
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

OTS Board of Directors

  • Member(s): Colwell, Wagner
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Research Council

  • Member(s): Caira
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Research Foundation Life Science Area Comm.

  • Member(s): Simon
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Safety Committee Representative

  • Member(s): L. Lewis
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Senate (University)

  • Member(s): Caira, Chazdon, Jockusch, Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Senate Curriculum Committee

  • Member(s): Schultz (chair)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Senate Scholastic Standards Committee

  • Member(s): Chazdon
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):

Senate University Budget Committee

  • Member(s): Caira, Jockusch
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Review Committee

  • Member(s): Caira, L. Lewis, Schlichting, Urban
  • Summary: Chooses SURF recipients
  • Effort: Meets monthly in spring, requires reviews of 80 some proposals
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Teale Organizing Committee

  • Member(s): Anderson, Holsinger
  • Summary: planning, organizing, inviting, hosting, linking with donors, linking with other supporting units across the university
  • Effort: 1-2 times/ yr formally, but work ~every week throughout the academic year
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

University-level Search Committee

  • Member(s): Anderson
  • Summary: Search for University Master Planner, Head of Landscape Design in Architecture and Engineering Services
  • Effort: irregular, as needed
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.


Departmental

Advisory Committee to Head

  • Member(s): Caira, Goffinet, Jockusch, Jones, Schultz, Willig
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Awards, Graduate Research Grants

  • Member(s): Henry, Caira, Bush (invertebrates); others?
  • Summary: Solicits graduate student applications for funding from several EEB funding sources; recommends whether to fund and dollar amounts to award to these research proposals.
  • Effort: Yearly competition. Committee work is done primarily through e-mail. Estimated 20 hours per year per member.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Awards, Outstanding Grad TA in EEB

  • Member(s): Henry, L. Lewis, Schultz (chair)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Awards, Undergraduate

  • Member(s): Caira, Jockusch, Simon, Bush
  • Summary: In conjunction with MCB and PNB, decide on recipients of biology awards
  • Effort: ca. 6-8 hours for most; much more for organizer
  • Procedures: Attend undergraduate biology honors symposium at end of spring semester; meet afterwards to decide on awards. EEB organizes this symposium 1/3rd of time; faculty organizer solicits symposium participants, and award application materials, organizes and runs symposium, arranges awards and writes thank yous; assistance is provided by advising staff.

BS/MS Committee (EEB)

  • Member(s): Colwell, Elphick (chair), Jockusch, Rubega, Schultz, Silander
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Center for Conservation and Biodiversity

  • Member(s):Chazdon, Elphick, Holsinger, O'Donnell, Rubega, Silander, Wagner, Schlichting (ex officio), P. Anderson (staff)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Chemical Hygiene and Safety Officer

  • Member(s): L. Lewis
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Collections Committee

  • Member(s): Caira, Coe, Goffinet (director), Holsinger, Jockusch, Jones, Les, Rubega, Schultz, Wagner, Willig
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Computer Committee

  • Member(s): Henry (chair), Holsinger, P. Lewis
  • Summary: Considers computer issues associated with the McCarthy EEB Computer Room in TLS, as well as...
  • Effort: Meets as necessary, usually only a few times per year
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Courses and Curriculum Committee - EEB

  • Member(s): Adams, P. Lewis, Henry
  • Summary: Advise faculty in preparing course proposals; bring new course proposals to EEB faculty vote; transmit course proposals to CLAS CCC; submit proposals to the Senate and GEOC
  • Effort: Meets several times/semester on as-needed basis; preparation of proposals.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Courses and Curriculum - 1000s (interdept.)

  • Member(s): Jones (chair), Fry, Herrick
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly): Bi-annual scheduled meetings, scattered e-mail discussions throughout the year.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Curriculum Review Committee, Undergraduate

  • Member(s): Adams, Diggle, L. Lewis, Schultz
  • Summary: Review goals of the undergraduate curriculum; propose changes in requirements of the major and minor; map alignment between current courses and curriculum goals; review two-year cycle of course offerings; review scheduling of core courses, lab and field courses, W courses, and diversity courses; propose course changes; propose staffing plan on a two-year cycle; review fall/spring balance of TA positions.
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly): Evolving. Expected to be >20 hours per year.
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Curriculum Review Committee, Graduate

  • Member(s): Elphick, Jockusch, Yuan
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Faculty Mentors

  • Member(s): Bush, Schultz, Jockusch
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Faculty Retreat Organizing Committee, 2013

  • Member(s): Diggle, Jockusch, Lewis, Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort :
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Faculty Search Committee (Plant Ecology position)

  • Member(s): Adams, Elphick, Jones, L. Lewis, Schultz (chair), Urban
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Faculty Search Committee (Director of Center for Integrative Geosciences)

  • Member(s): Bush
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Fall/Spring Open House

  • Member(s): Upson, Schwenk
  • Summary: Attend fall and spring open houses to represent EEB and its programs to interested high school students and their parents
  • Effort: Open house is twice per year and lasts 3-4 hours each time
  • Procedures: Show up, answer questions, have informational handouts/pamphlets available, provide advice about appropriate majors, promote EEB

Graduate Admissions/Awards Committee

  • Member(s): Goffinet, Jockusch, Urban, Wagner (Chair), Tebo (Staff)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Graduate Admissions/Awards Committee (Geosciences)

  • Member(s): Bush (Chair)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Greenhouse Committee

  • Member(s): Jones (Chair), Les, Morse (Staff) Schlichting
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Honors Advising

  • Member(s): Bush, Holsinger, Jockusch, Simon, Urban
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

The Katie Bu Memorial Fund

  • Members: Schultz, Jones, Schaefer
  • Summary: Undergraduate Research Award to support undergraduates who are working on degrees and conducting research in environmental science.
  • Effort: Evaluation of 3-8 applications annually

PTR in EEB (2013-14)

  • Member(s): Adams, Jockusch, L. Lewis, Schultz, Willig (Chair)
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Radiation Safety

  • Member(s): Les
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Seminar Organizer

  • Member(s): Urban, Yuan
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Space Advisor

  • Member(s): Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Teaching Awards - 1000s

  • Member(s): Wagner (chair), with Giardina
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Teaching Awards - upper division

  • Member(s): Schultz
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

Undergraduate Studies, Director of

  • Member(s): Jones
  • Summary:
  • Effort (e.g., meets once/year, monthly, weekly):
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

EEB Web Content Committee

  • Member(s): P. Lewis, Tebo (staff), Upson (staff)
  • Summary: keep the (MySQL) database of people, courses and events (seminars) displayed on the EEB web site up-to-date
  • Effort: as needed
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.

EEB Webmaster

  • Member(s): P. Lewis
  • Summary: maintain web site software and administer operating system on server (www.eeb.uconn.edu)
  • Effort: 1-2 hours/week normally, much more at beginning of semester
  • Procedures: Please draft your procedures, to be distributed at a future date.
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