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Rules Committee

Purpose:  to review and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate regarding the structures, composition and organizational aspects of the Faculty Senate and its committees and the rules under which they operate, to resolve disputes between Senate committees, to recommend clear, transparent, efficient and effective rules for faculty participation in shared university governance; to consider appeals for cases of alleged violations to the rules; to recommend and to coordinate revisions and updates to the UWG Faculty Handbook, Statutes, ByLaws, Policies and Procedures, and any operating protocols the Senate establishes.  Membership:  three senators; seven faculty, one elected from each of the following academic units: the five colleges (COSM, COSS, COAH, RCOB, COE), the School of Nursing, and the Library; two administrators:  the University General Counsel; and one appointed by the Provost. (Total 12)