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Research Library Council

Chair: Arthur Kinney

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Sen. Doc. No. 07-035 - Special Report on Scholarly Publishing

The Research Library Council will meet on the following dates during the Spring 2014 semester:

February 7
March 7
April 18

All meetings will begin at 12 noon and take place in the W.E.B Du Bois Library, Room 2601.


The Research Library Council shall represent the faculty by:
(a) Advising the Director of Libraries regarding the functions and operations of the
     University’s research library including the development of library collections and information
     resources, staffing levels, fundraising, ranking as a research library, and service to the
     community;
(b) Addressing issues of policy regarding campus funding priorities as they affect the Library;
(c) Reviewing the budget for fundraising proposals before they are formally approved by the
     administration; and
(d) Undertaking or supporting surveys of such matters as collection development, accessibility,
     security, or adequacy of staffing, at the request of the Senate, the Director of Libraries,
     the Provost or the Chancellor.

Its membership shall be:
(a) Fifteen Faculty Members, with at least one from each School/College headed by a Dean and one
     from the Professional Library Staff;
(b) The Chairperson of the Research Council or a designee, serving ex officio;
(c) The Provost or a designee, serving ex officio;
(d) The Director of Libraries or a designee, serving ex officio;
(e) The Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement or a designee, serving ex officio;
(f) The Vice Provost for Outreach or a designee, serving ex officio;
(g) The Dean of the Graduate School or a designee, serving ex officio;
(h) The Secretary of the Faculty Senate or a designee, serving ex officio, non-voting;
(i) The President of the Graduate Student Senate or a designee, serving ex officio;
(j) The President of the Student Government Association or a designee, serving ex officio; and
(k) The Speaker of the Student Government Association or a designee, serving ex officio.

From Chapter 5 Section 14 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws

 

 

 

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