Student Affairs and University Life Council

Chair: Annette Vadnais (avadnais@library.umass.edu)

Membership

Minutes

Reports

The Student Affairs and University Life Council will meet on the following dates during the 2019-2020 academic year:

Fall Semester
September 16
October 21
November 18
December 16

Spring Semester
February 4
March 3 (Room change to Whitmore 370)
April 7
May 5

All meetings will be from 1-2 p.m. and take place in Whitmore Room 358.

Charge:

The Student Affairs and University Life Council shall:

A. Provide advice to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life and other members of the administration on matters described in paragraph (c);

B. Make recommendations to the Faculty Senate regarding policies in those areas that appropriately call for faculty review; and

C. Review, at its discretion, all policies concerning non-academic student activities and university life not within the purview of other Faculty Senate Councils and Committees, including, but not limited to:  (i) residence hall policies; (ii) disciplinary policies; (iii) placement and recruitment policies; (iv) legal rights of members of the University community; and (v) matters relating to picketing and free speech.

Its membership shall be:

From Chapter 5 Section 18 of the Faculty Senate Bylaws.

    1. Ten Faculty Members selected at large and one Librarian;
    2. The Provost or a designee, serving ex officio;
    3. The Executive Vice Chancellor for University Relations, serving ex officio;
    4. The Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life or a designee, serving ex officio;
    5. The Secretary of the Faculty Senate or a designee, serving ex officio, non-voting;
    6. One Graduate Student; and
    7. Five Undergraduate Students.