As amended through April 30, 2007
Part F - Senate Representatives to Other Bodies
State Universities Retirement System Members Advisory Committee. The campus has two faculty representatives on the Committee, elected by the Senate for three-year terms, starting January 1. They need not be senators.
Faculty Advisory Council to the Board of Higher Education. The campus has one faculty member of the Council who (a) is elected by the Senate for a four-year term starting July 1, (b) shall report to the Senate at least once each academic year, and (c) shall be a member of the Senate Executive Committee ex officio with vote. The Chair of the Senate Executive Committee shall designate an alternate to the Council when necessary.
Military Education Council. The Military Education Council is a campus body charged with reviewing staff appointments in military departments; reviewing and supervising the military education curricula; administering related budget, space, interdepartmental liaison and contract negotiations; and ensuring academic freedom within military departments. The Council is composed of a chair and one non-voting member appointed by the Chancellor; six civilian faculty members elected by the Senate; one undergraduate and one graduate or professional student, both elected by the Senate; the three military department heads ex officio with vote; and one student appointed by the Armed Forces Council. Terms of elected faculty and student members start August 16. The six civilian faculty members are elected for two-year terms, three of them being elected each year. Three of them must be senators, and three need not be. The student members chosen by the Senate are elected for one-year terms and need not be senators.
Research Policy Committee. This fifteen member committee advises the Chancellor, the Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR), and the Senate on matters of research policy. The VCR appoints all members of the committee. The Committee is composed of a faculty chair selected in consultation with the Senate Executive Committee; one representative from the Campus Research Board; the Dean of the Graduate College; ten faculty members, five of whom are appointed each year for two-year terms; one graduate student with a two-year term; and one undergraduate student with a one-year term. Four of the five faculty members and the two students are appointed from nominees provided by the Senate as follows: The Senate Committee on Committees submits eight nominations for the four faculty slots and two nominations for each student slot to the full Senate for approval and subsequent transmittal of the nominees to the VCR. The fifth faculty member is appointed at the discretion of the VCR. The Chair of the Research Policy Committee will report to the Senate Executive Committee on the activities of this committee three times a year and will report to the full Senate annually.
The composition of a committee selected by the Senate to advise the President on the occasion of the appointment of a new chancellor shall be determined by the Senate. The Committee will include faculty and student members elected in accordance with Article V, Section 11 of the Senate Constitution. Any representatives of other University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign constituencies shall be nominated in consultation with representative bodies of those constituencies and shall be elected by the full Senate.