The Faculty Senate appoints members to the following committees:
Academic Affairs Computing Priority Committee
The committee meets two to three times during the year, or as needed. Members serve one-year terms, which may be renewed.
Athletic Advisory Council
Meets as needed. Members serve one-year terms, which may be renewed.
Meets once a month, although meetings can be cancelled (such as January). Sometimes approvals are handled by email. The committee meets during the summer and membership terms are renewable.
Energy Conservation Committee
Meets once each long semester; members serves one-year renewable terms.
Equity and Access Committee
The committee meets monthly during long semesters. Occasionally, there is a second meeting in a month to complete proposal reviews, consider award nominations, or to accommodate the President and Cabinet schedules. Staggered faculty representatives’ member terms are two years and are renewable.
Honor Code Council
The Senate appoints members as needed. The council typically meets five times during long semesters.
Intellectual Property Committee
Meets monthly during long semesters, however, if there are no invention disclosures to discuss, meetings will be cancelled, and if a recommendation from the committee is needed between meetings, it is handled via e-mail. There is no term limit for committee members.
The Institutional Effectiveness Council (IEC) at Texas State University provides leadership in ongoing, integrated, and institution-wide research-based planning and assessment processes leading to achievement of the university mission and goals, as well as continuous improvement in institutional quality. The IEC further enables open and constructive communication among constituents.
Orientation Planning Committee
Typically meets twice per long semester; members serve one-year terms.
Appointed as needed. Typically meets twice per long semester or as needed.
Parking Appeals Committee
Meets one to two hours monthly to review and vote on ticket appeals. Initial requirement of one to two hours for training.
Presidential Work Life Advisory Council
Meets once per long semester. Members serve three-year terms.
Registration and Academic Calendar Coordinating Committee
The committee meets approximately one week following the census date of the spring, second summer, and fall semesters. The committee may be called for additional meetings as required.
Transportation Services Advisory Council
Meets once a month during long semesters. Meeting time is set by members’ schedules. Members serve three-year terms.
University Leadership Assembly
The Senate annually appoints three at-large tenure track faculty and three at-large nontenur line faculty from different colleges. Meets semesterly.
University Safety Committee
The University Safety Committee may meet monthly to discuss topics of current concern, but typically meetings are less frequent (approximately eight meetings a year). There is not a specified length of term.
University Survey Committee
Typically meets twice per year, in July and in November, to review survey proposals for the next semester, as well as discuss other issues related to administrative survey research. There is no set length for a term of service.