Section 13. Committee on Nominations
- The Committee on Nominations shall
be appointed by the Executive Committee immediately
after the election of the new Senate. The Committee
on Nominations shall be composed of at least eight (8)
faculty members, as follows: two (2) members from
the College of Arts and Sciences, one (1) member each from the J. Mack Robinson College of
Business, the College of Education, the College
of Health and Human Sciences, the College of Law, the Andrew Young School
of Policy Studies, and one (1) member from either the University
Library or the Counseling Center.
- The duties of the Committee on Nominations
shall include the following:
- Committee on Nominations shall select candidates
for all standing committees of
the Senate, except the Executive Committee, the Fiscal Advisory Committee to the President, and the
Hearing Committee. The committee will consider faculty preferences and
past activities in making nominations to Senate committees. Staff
senators will be nominated to committees according to the recommendations
of the Staff Council chair. Students will be nominated to
committees according to the recommendations of the SGA President. In
like manner, the committee shall fill vacancies on standing committees as
specified in Article
VI, Section 5, of these Bylaws.
- In all such nominations, representation shall be in accordance with Article
VI, Section 4 of the University Statutes, and Article VI and
Article VII, of these Bylaws.
- In order to comply with Article VI, Section 4 of the University
Statutes, the Nominations Committee will report on the ratio of
senators to non-senators, and on the proportion of committee membership
that is non-elected senators who serve by virtue of office or are
presidential appointees for all standing committees of the Senate. Such a
report will be submitted when the initial committee recommendations are
made and any time that changes are proposed to committee membership.
- The committee shall elect a chair within ten (10)
working days after the election of a new committee.
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