Approved by Senate

March 22, 2001

Proposal for A Standing Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Information Systems and Technology on the Student Technology Fee

 

Mission: The Student Technology Fee (STF) Subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) will meet annually to review proposals for expenditures of monies from the Student Technology Fee and will make recommendations for allocations to the Fiscal Advisory Committee to the President.

 

Composition: The Provost, after consultation with the Chair of the Senate Committee on IS&T and the President of the Student Government Association, will appoint annually a subcommittee consisting of the Chair of Senate Committee on IS&T, a representative of the Staff Advisory Council, 11 additional faculty, and 13 students.  The 11 faculty members will selected from the IS&T committee as follows: Arts and Sciences—4; Robinson College of Business—2, Education—1, Health and Human Sciences—1, Law—1, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies—1, Library—1.  Of the 13 student members, 9 will be recommended by the deans of the colleges, and approved by the Student Government Association, as follows: Arts and Sciences—3; Robinson College of Business—2, Education—1, Health and Human Sciences—1, Law—1, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies—1.  The Student Government Association will appoint 4 student members.  The Associate Provost for Information Systems and Technology and the Director of the Teaching and Learning with Technology Center will serve as ex-officio (and non voting) members of the subcommittee.  The chair of the STF Subcommittee will be the Chair of the Senate Committee on IS&T and shall have the power to vote.

 

Appointment Process:  At the beginning of the fall term, the Provost will request from the deans of the above colleges and schools recommendations for students to serve on the STF Subcommittee.  The Provost will review the recommended students with the President of the Student Government Association.  The Student Government Association will then appoint four additional student members.  The Provost will mediate if there are differences in recommendations from those made by the deans and those made by the Student Government Association and will take care that student members be represented in relative proportion to the distribution of undergraduate and graduate students in the student body.

 

Reporting Process:  At the same time as the STF Subcommittee it submits its recommendations for fee allocations to FACP, it will also send for information copies of these recommendations to the Senate Budget Committee, the Senate Committee on Information Systems and Technology, the Student Fee Committee, and the Teaching and Learning with Technology Center.  The STF Subcommittee will also provide the reviewing committees and center the following accompanying documents at the same time as it transmits them its fee allocation recommendations:  a description of the timeline of the allocation process, an analysis of the distribution of awards among colleges and schools, and the guidelines used to make the award allocations.