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The Mānoa Committee Archive includes descriptions, reports, membership lists and administrative information for non-Senate standing committees with Mānoa Faculty Senate appointed faculty members.


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ACTIVE COMMITTEES


ACADEMIC GRIEVANCE COMMITTEE (AGC)

DESCRIPTION

The Academic Grievance Committee (AGC) reviews and hears academic grievances according to the Academic Grievance Procedures. The findings and decisions of the AGC are final within UHM and the AGC has the authority to direct the execution of remedies as specified in its decision.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate Committee on Faculty Service (CFS) appoints three faculty members and three faculty alternates - two of which must be graduate-level faculty. All members of the AGC serve for one academic year with terms beginning on the first day and ending on the last day of the 9-month duty period (of nine-month faculty) (August - May). Members may be reappointed.

Visit the Academic Grievance Committee Website for complete details.

REPORTS

  • No reports requested due to confidential nature of work.

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Fred Birkett, Institute for Teacher Education
  • Brent Buckley, Human Nutrition, Food and Animal Sciences
  • Aileen Duldulao, School of Social Work
  • Marja (Magi) Sarvimaeki, Associate Professor School of Architecture
  • Angie Solomon, Student Equity, Excellence and Diversity
  • Rosemarie Woodruff, Learning Assistance Center

ADMINISTRATORS

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ACADEMIC PROCEDURES COMMITTEE (APC)

DESCRIPTION

The Academic Procedures Committee (APC) is an administrative committee that advises the Mānoa Chancellor on academic policies and procedures related to academic standards and academic support services provided to students. Its additional responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate communication and coordinate administration of campus and system policies and procedures.
  • Promote integration of student services between Mānoa and other University programs.
  • Resolve questions and problems relating to uniform and consistent implementation of policies across units within the campus and among campuses in the system.
  • Assist professional development of personnel providing academic support services to students.
  • Initiate recommendations concerning the establishment of new policies or the modification of existing policies.

Historically, the Committee on Academic Policy and Planning (CAPP) selected a member to represent the Manoa Faculty Senate on the APC. However, in Fall 2013, CAPP discovered that the APC's mission has changed and recommended to the SEC that a Committe on Student Affairs (CSA) member would better serve the APC's new mission. The APC's current Chair, Pat Masters, explained that the APC now focuses on exchanging information between the offices of the VC for Academic Affairs and VC for Student Affairs. In general, the APC considers things that are happening 'behind the scenes' regarding the life of our students and their experiences at UHM. Members include Student Services related folks from Admissions, the Registrar, Financial Aid, and Academic Advisors. A complete membership list is attached.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate Committee on Student Affairs (CSA) appoints one member to serve for one academic year.

Visit the Academic Procedures Committee Website or 2013-14 Membership List for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The Committee on Student Affairs will select a represenative.

  • TBD, Committee on Student Affairs Representative

2012-13

ADMINISTRATORS

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ATHLETICS ADVISORY BOARD (AAB)

DESCRIPTION

The Athletics Advisory Board (AAB) is a fifteen-member Board composed of faculty, staff, alumni, a community representative, and graduate and undergraduate students that serves as an advisory committee to the Chancellor and Athletics Director. The AAB is concerned essentially with broad general policies relative to the conduct of intercollegiate athletics including sportsmanship, student-athlete welfare, and relations between the Athletics Department and community.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates seven faculty members to fill the AAB's faculty-designated positions for staggered, three-year terms. Chancellor requests multiple nominations for any open faculty positions during the summer of each academic year and makes final appointments thereafter. The Mānoa Faculty Senate Committee on Athletics (COA) also appoints one member to serve for one academic year. The Faculty Athletics Represenative (FAR), a faculty position appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate for a 5-year term, also serves on the committee.

Visit the Athletics Advisory Board Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2013-13

  • Peter Nicholson (2005-10) (2010-15), Faculty Athletics Representative
  • Raymond Panko (2012-13), Committee on Athletics Representative
  • 2012-13 Membership List (unavailable)

2011-12

  • Peter Nicholson (2005-10) (2010-15), Faculty Athletics Representative
  • Richard Nettell, Committee on Athletics Representative
  • 2011-12 Membership List

ADMINISTRATORS

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AWARDS COMMITTEE (AC)

DESCRIPTION

The Awards Committee was established in 2006 to select award recipients.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints one member to serve for one academic year.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Saundra Schwartz (Member), History
  • Baoyan Cheng (Alternate), Educational Foundations

ADMINISTRATORS

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BUSINESS PROCESS COUNCIL (BPC)

DESCRIPTION

The UH Business Process Council was convened in Fall 2003 with representation from all system-wide constituencies in central offices and user communities. The BPC was given a long-term assignment to recommend improvements in UH business processes across all areas, and the initial specific task of recommending a direction for the future of UH financial management information systems.

Based on the BPC report on the Future of UH Financial Management Information Systems, the UH Board of Regents approved the acquisition of a new server to run the legacy FMIS application in a supported operating environment for its expected lifetime. In addition, the University of Hawaii became a founding member of what has become the Kuali Foundation and Kuali Financial System Project to implement a new community source financial management system for higher education.

The BPC both initiates and serves as an information clearinghouse for projects that are intended to improve UH business processes.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints one member to serve for one academic year.

Visit the Business Process Council Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

  • Stacey Roberts, Education

ADMINISTRATORS

  • Kathy Cutshaw, Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Operations
    cutshaw@hawaii.edu
  • Mike Unebasami, Associate Vice President for Administrative Affairs
    mune@hawaii.edu
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CAMPUS FACILITIES PLANNING BOARD (CFPB)

The Campus Facilities Planning Board (CFPB) is an advisory group that reviews and advises the Chancellor on:

  • New construction projects;
  • Consulting on architect selections for planning and design projects > 1M dollars;
  • Space renovation and alterations; and
  • Biennium and supplemental CIP programs.

The CFPB also develops, recommends, and maintains policies and budget requests related to the development and utilization of campus facilities and grounds.

Visit the Campus Facilities Planning Board Website for complete details.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates two faculty members to serve for one academic year. Chancellor makes final appointments. Members may be reappointed.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Amy Anderson, Architecture
  • Cheri Vasek, Department of Theater and Dance

ADMINISTRATORS

  • Kathy Cutshaw, Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Operations
    cutshaw@hawaii.edu
  • Steve Meder (Co-Chair), Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Physical, Environmental, and Long Range Planning
    smeder@hawaii.edu
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CAMPUS SAFETY AND SECURITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CSSAC)

DESCRIPTION

The purpose of the Campus Safety and Security Advisory Committee (CSSAC) is to bring the UH Mānoa community together to explore ongoing safety, security and emergency management issues for the campus.  The committee shall also ensure UH Mānoa is in compliance with the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act).

The committee shall:

  1. Evaluate current safety, security and emergency management programs and policies
  2. Discuss current events affecting campus safety, security and emergency management
  3. Promote best practices for campus safety, security and emergency management operations
  4. Promote education and awareness of campus safety, security and emergency management
  5. Provide an annual report of the committee's efforts to the Chancellor
  6. Produce the Annual Campus Security Report required by the Clery Act

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates two - three faculty members that Campus Services will consider appointing to one indeterminate faculty position. Membership is reviewed annually.

REPORTS

MEMBERSHIP

2013-14

ADMINISTRATORS

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CLASSROOM USE POLICY IMPLEMENTATION GROUP (CUPIG)

DESCRIPTION

The Classroom Use Policy Implementation Group (CUPIG) is a temporary working group that was established in April 2011 to determine implementation guidelines for the Classroom Use Policy.

Review the Classroom Use Policy (approved by the Mānoa Faculty Senate on 4/20/2011) for complete details.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints two faculty members to serve indeterminate terms. Membership is reviewed annually.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Douglas Vincent, Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
  • Tim Halliday, Economics

ADMINISTRATORS

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COMMITTEE ON ENROLLMENT PLANNING (CEP)

DESCRIPTION

The Committee on Enrollment Planning (CEP) was formed to address the long-standing need for strategic planning concerning enrollment. CEP's purpose is to complement the normal administrative structures at the goal and strategy level by providing a forum in which ideas can be advanced, developed, and tested and in which the cross-unit cooperation necessary to attain any enrollment goals can be modeled and forged. Enrollment goal setting and strategy development to attain those goals are at the core of the CEP.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates two faculty members to serve indeterminate terms. Membership is reviewed annually.

Visit the Committee on Enrollment Planning Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The Senate Executive Committee is currently considering nominees to fill the open faculty position.

2012-13

2011-12

  • Susan Hippensteele, Women's Studies
  • Todd Sammons, General Education & English

APPOINTMENT

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COMMUTER SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CSAC)

DESCRIPTION

In March 2013, the Parking Board of Review became the Commuter Services Advisory Committee.

At the request of the Board of Regents, UHM Commuter Services (formerly Parking Operations) acquired the services of a peer group from the Pacific Intermountain Parking and Transportation Association (PIPTA) to conduct a parking operations program review for the Mānoa campus in July 2010. The written report of the PIPTA group contains 22 recommendations related to the areas the committee was asked to review.  An action plan was prepared by the Director of Auxiliary Enterprises to address these recommendations; in addition, a five-year financial plan must be developed for possible submittal to the Board of Regents.

The committee's original charge was to provide feedback on the action plan and provide input toward developing a five-year financial plan to ensure UHM Commuter Services' operations remain self-sustaining.

The revised charge is as follows:

  1. Provide feedback regarding UHM's Transportation Demand Plan
  2. Provide feedback regarding parking fees in relation to:
    1. Proposed rate increases
    2. Customer demand
    3. Supply of available parking stalls
    4. Department self-sustainability
    5. Alternative transportation  options
    6. Other issues based on feedback from UHM community

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates two - three faculty members that Campus Services will consider appointing to one indeterminate faculty position. Membership is reviewed annually.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

  • Makena Coffman (2012-2014), Urban and Regional Planning
  • Halina Zaleski (2012-2014), Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources [Resigned 9/2013]

2012-13

  • Halina Zaleski (2012-2014), Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

2011-12 (Parking Board of Review)

  • David Duffy, Botony

ADMINISTRATORS

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COUNCIL ON STUDY ABROAD (CSA)

DESCRIPTION

The Council on Study Abroad (CSA) functions in an advisory capacity to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs through a designee, the Director of the UHM Study Abroad Center. Its fundamental charges are to recommend policy and advise on proposed Study Abroad academic programs in terms of their feasibility and consistency within established guidelines. CSA members collectively must employ a wide range of academic expertise outside of a specific discipline to be certain that high quality is maintained uniformly across all of the Study Abroad programs and to provide oversight, assessment of academic soundness, and evaluation of pedagogical achievements and ensure that the Mission of the SAC is achieved. Any UHM credit course that is offered abroad, except for those falling into the category of “Field Studies Programs” must be reviewed and recommended for approval by the Council on Study Abroad as outlined in the Program Section of this document. In addition, the Council is the Curriculum Committee of the UHM Study Abroad Center that reviews and gives final approval to the academic content of the program.

CSA is comprised of faculty according to certain constituency requirements. A prospective CSA appointee's Study Abroad experience and or demonstrated interest in study abroad are to be taken into consideration when appointments are made.

After considering the Council on Study Abroad's nominations for membership, the Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates faculty to serve three-year terms as current member terms expire.

Visit the Study Abroad Council Web page for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

ADMINISTRATORS

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FACULTY HOUSING COMMITTEE (FHC)

DESCRIPTION

Committee will soon be formed.

REPORTS

MEMBERSHIP

Awaiting formation.

ADMINISTRATORS

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GENERAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE AND BOARDS (GENED)

DESCRIPTION

GEC develops policies and procedures for implementing and monitoring General Education at UHM, and undertakes regular assessments of the effectiveness of General Education. The GEC and its subsidiary Boards include faculty from diverse backgrounds.

General Education is composed of one committee and five boards:

  • General Education Committee (GEC)
  • Foundations (F) Board
  • Contemporary Ethical Issues (E) Focus Board
  • Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues (H) Focus Board
  • Oral Communication (O) Focus Board
  • Writing Intensive (W) Focus Board

The General Education Committee is a standing committee of the Mānoa Faculty Senate. It is the policy-setting entity for General Education on the campus and oversees the five General Education boards. Its chair and vice-chair are both Senators. Five instructional faculty members, one faculty specialist, and an ASUH representative are the other voting members on the committee. Meetings are normally held every other week for an hour.

The Foundations (F) Board
is responsible for vetting proposals from departments for Foundations courses: in writing (FW), in symbolic reasoning (FS), and in global and multicultural perspectives (FG). It has seven voting members: three faculty, one each with special responsibility for FW, FS, or FG; one member representing first-year programs; and three more faculty "at large." Proposals are reviewed via Laulima by all Board members and then discussed and voted on at meetings. Lately, it has been meeting 5-6 times a semester.

The Contemporary Ethical Issues (E) Focus Board, the Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues (H) Focus Board, and the Oral Communication (O) Focus Board are responsible for vetting proposals for their respective Focus areas. Each Board has five voting faculty members. Proposals are reviewed via Laulima by all Board members, and then discussed and voted on at meetings. There are typically 4-8 hour-long meetings per semester.

The Writing Intensive (W) Focus Board is responsible for vetting proposals for W Focus courses. In addition to three ex-officio members, it has seven voting faculty members: one from each of the four Arts and Sciences colleges, two from professional schools, and one from an advising office. Unlike the other Focus Boards, the entire W Board does not review all of the proposals. Instead, each Board member reviews the proposals from his/her assigned Schools/Colleges. The Board generally has 5-6 hour-long meetings each semester.

After considering the General Education Committee's nominations for membership, the Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates faculty to serve three-year terms as current member terms expire.

Visit the General Education Faculty Governance Website for complete details.

MEMBERS

Visit the General Education Committee Website for complete membership records.

2013-14 (newly appointed)

General Education Committee

Foundations (F) Board

Contemporary Ethical Issues (E) Focus Board

  • Brent Sipes, Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences

Hawaiian, Asian, and Pacific Issues (H) Focus Board

Oral Communication (O) Focus Board

Writing Intensive (W) Focus Board

ADMINISTRATORS

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GRADUATE COUNCIL (GC)

DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Council (GC) advises the Graduate Dean on matters related to graduate education. The council also reviews existing graduate programs, proposals for new graduate programs, and appointments of graduate faculty. The Graduate Dean chairs the GC. The council has three standing committees: Administrative-Admissions-Advisory, Program, and Course Committees. The council also serves as the Graduate Academic Grievance Committee for matters pertaining to graduate students.

GC members are selected to be broadly representative of the graduate programs at UHM, with two representatives from each of the large colleges, one representative from each of the smaller colleges and schools, and one representative selected on a rotating basis from the smallest schools. GC members serve three-year terms. GC meets monthly.

Members are nominated by the Mānoa Faculty Senate. Representation on the Graduate Council is based on number of students (except for faculty senate & GSO) and is as follows:

  1. Arts & Humanities (2)
  2. Shidler (2)
  3. Education (2)
  4. Engineering (1)
  5. Faculty Senate (2)
  6. GSO (2)
  7. LLL (2)
  8. JABSOM (2)
  9. Natural Sciences (2)
  10. Nursing & Dental Hygiene (1)
  11. SOEST (1)
  12. Pacific & Asian Studies (1)
  13. Social Sciences (2)
  14. Social Work (1)
  15. CTAHR (1)

It is preferred that the two members from the same unit be from different departments. Representatives are graduate faculty and not necessarily graduate chairs. Members advocate for graduate education at UHM, not Departments.

Visit the Graduate Council Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The Mānoa Faculty Senate Committee on Research and Graduate Education will select its representatives at its first meeting of the 2013-14 academic year, typically in August or September.

2012-13

2011-12

  • Ron Bontekoe, Committee on Research and Graduate Education Liaison
  • Anne Leake, Committee on Research and Graduate Education Liaison
  • Nori Tarui (2011-2014), Social Sciences
    Katherine Ratliffe (2011-2014), Education
    Sabbatical
  • Marie Iding (2012-2013), Education
  • Marie-Christine Garneau (2011-2014), Language Linguistics and Literature

ADMINISTRATORS

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INFORMATION LITERACY WORKING GROUP (ILWG)

DESCRIPTION

The UHM General Education Committee (GEC) established the Information Literacy Working Group (ILWG) in Fall 2012. The Mānoa Faculty talked the GEC with reviewing how information literacy is being taught across the curriculum. A draft agenda for the group's work includes:

  • Establish a working definition of information literacy
  • Review the General Education Foundation, Focus and Diversification areas to
  • See whether and how information literacy is included in UHM's graduation requirements
  • Review existing undergraduate departmental SLOs to see whether and how information literacy is currently being taught at UHM

The ILWG's work will help to establish proficiencies and guide assessment for one of WASC's proposed "five pillars," i.e. criteria for review:

  • Written communication
  • Oral communication
  • Quantitative skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Information literacy

Members of the working group do not need to be on Mānoa Faculty Senate. Faculty from all disciplines were welcomed to help define and identify both generalized and discipline-specific information literacy skills. The GEC anticipates that the ILWG will report on the completion of its work by May 2013.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

2013-14

The Working Group expects to complete its charge by the end of the 2012-13 academic session.

2012-13

  • Dave Brier, Library Services
  • Christine Beaule, Latin American Studies, Dept. of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas
  • Diane Nahl, Library and Information Science Program
  • Wayne Iwaoka, Food Science
  • Colin Moore, Political Science
  • Shanye Valeho-Novikoff, Kamakakuokalan
  • Richard Rath, History
  • Yao Hill, Mānoa Assessment Office
  • Sarita Rai, General Education Committee
  • Dore Minatodani, General Education Committee

ADMINISTRATORS

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INSTITUTIONAL LEARNING OBJECTIVES IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE (ILOIC)

DESCRIPTION

The Institutional Learning Objectives Implementation Committee was formed in August 2012.

See the Motion to Approve the Mānoa Institutional Learning Objectives for Undergraduate Students (Approved on 5/2/2013; 61:4) for complete details

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

ADMINISTRATORS

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IUS SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE (IUSSC)

DESCRIPTION

The IUS Scholarship Committee was formed in January 2012.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

2013-14

 

2012-13

ADMINISTRATORS

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MANOA EXPERIENCE WORKING GROUP (MEWG)

DESCRIPTION

In Spring 2010, the Mānoa Experience Working Group was formed by the Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs. The Working Group is chaired by Professor Jon Osorio; faculty from Hawai’inuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, members from Mānoa's accreditation teams, representatives of the faculty senate, and administrators have been actively involved in developing a process for facilitating a discussion among students, alumni, and other campus stakeholders.

In Summer 2010, a survey was sent to Mānoa alumni soliciting feedback about their Mānoa experience. Over 800 responses were received from alumni spanning graduates from 1950 through 2010. The survey responses serve as a springboard for focus group conversations.

MEWG issues include: What makes the Mānoa experience unique? In what distinctive and fundamental manner should students be changed by virtue of their experience with Mānoa? What core values and competencies should students develop by way of the Mānoa Experience? What do we mean by Hawaiian Place of Learning and Hawaiian sense of place? How do we reflect this in our curriculum and student and campus life?

The MEW's charge is tentatively complete. The committee will only meet as needed.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The Senate Executive Committee is currently considering nominees to fill the open faculty position.

2012-13

2011-12

  • Susan Hippensteele, Women's Studies
  • Todd Sammons, General Education & English

ADMINISTRATORS

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MANOA INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION COMMITTEE (MIEC)

DESCRIPTION

The Mānoa International Education Committee (MIEC) helps with international education initiatives.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints two faculty members to serve on the committee for indefinite terms. Membership is reviewed annually.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Bob Cooney, Public Health
  • David Ericson, Education

ADMINISTRATORS

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MANOA SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL (MSC)

The Mānoa Sustainability Corps (MSC) plays an important advisory role to the Mānoa Chancellor and administration on issues related to sustainability, and the advisory committee constitutes the voting body of the Corps. Members attend meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 3:30pm to 5pm.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates one faculty member to serve indeterminately.

Visit the Mānoa Sustainability Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

  • Brent Sipes, Plant and Environmental Protection Services

2012-13

2011-12

  • Travis Idol (Member), Natural Resources and Environmental Management
  • Kekailoa Perry (Alternate), Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies

ADMINISTRATORS

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STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE

DESCRIPTION

The SPC works with the Chancellor and administration to implement the 2011 Strategic Plan and contains the following working groups:

  • Engaged Learning Working Group
  • Engaged Scholarship Working Group
  • Sustainability Working Group
  • Instructional Innovation Working Group
  • Ph.D. Funding Working Group

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints four faculty members to serve staggered two or three-year terms on the Strategic Planning Committee, and one-three faculty members to serve on each working groups. All other faculty members are selected by the Strategic Plan Coordinator.

Visit the Strategic Planning Committee Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The Senate Executive Committee is currently considering nominees to fill the open faculty position.

Strategic Plan Committee

  • David Ericson, Education [Co-Chair]
  • Daniel Spencer (11/2011-5/2014), Travel Industry Management
  • Cecily Ornelles, Special Education

Business and Operational Practices

Engaged Learning Working Group

  • Todd Sammons, General Education Office & English
  • Brian Huffman, Law Library
  • Adam Pang, Learning Assistance Center [Resigned 9/2013]

Sustainability Working Group

  • Doug Vincent, Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Instructional Innovation Working Group

  • Nackil Sung, Librarian

Ph.D. Funding Working Group

  • Pratibha Nerurkar, Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering
  • Alice Tse, Nursing
  • Stacey Roberts, Educational Administration
  • Martin Rayner, John A. Burns School of Medicine

2012-13

Strategic Plan Committee

  • David Duffy (5/2011-5/2013), Botany
  • Sarita Rai (5/2011-5/2014), Study Abroad Center
  • Daniel Spencer (11/2011-5/2014), Travel Industry Management
  • Cecily Ornelles, Special Education

Engaged Learning Working Group

  • Todd Sammons, General Education Office & English

Engaged Scholarship Working Group

  • Unfilled

Sustainability Working Group

  • Doug Vincent, Center for Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources

Instructional Innovation Working Group

  • Nackil Sung, Librarian

Ph.D. Funding Working Group

  • Richard Chadwick, Political Science
  • Stacey Roberts, Educational Administration
  • Martin Rayner, John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Torben Nielsen, Geography and Geophysics

Native Hawaiian Scholarship

  • Lilikala Kame'eleihiwa, School of Hawaiian Knowledge
  • Spencer Leineweber, Architecture

ADMINISTRATORS

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STUDENT CONDUCT APPELLATE BOARD (SCAB)

DESCRIPTION

Due to the nature of types of cases this board hears and its inherent authority regarding student discipline, individuals who serve on this board should possess the following characteristics:

  • Commitment to student rights and responsibilities;
  • Commitment to fair and unbiased processes;
  • Critical and analytical thinking;
  • Openness to diversity of issues, opinions and perspectives.

Individuals serving on the SCAB will also be required to undergo a mandatory two hour training to: orient them to the board's charge, gain a working understanding of the Student Conduct policy, learn about the issues of due process and hearing procedures, and be exposed to topics related to issues often presented to the board for adjudication (e.g. sexual assault, physical assault, stalking, academic dishonesty etc...)

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints one member and one alternate to serve one-year terms on the committee.

REPORTS

  • No reports requested due to confidential nature of work.

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

  • Carole Petersen (Member), Matsunaga Institute for Peace and William S. Richardson School of Law
  • Eileen Herring (Member), Science & Technology Reference Department

ADMINISTRATORS

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TOWN HALL (TH)

DESCRIPTION

Town Hall includes a group of the Chancellor's advisors.

The Chair of the Senate serves by virtue of their chairship. Where the Chair is unavailable, the Vice Chair serves.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

The 2013-14 Mānoa Faculty Senate Chair, once elected, will serve.

2012-12

  • Bonnyjean Manini, Chair of the Mānoa Faculty Senate

2011-12

  • Robert Cooney, Chair of the Mānoa Faculty Senate

ADMINISTRATORS

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UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES COUNCIL (UROC)

DESCRIPTION

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Council (UROC) was formed in 2010 to help administer the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) and to select undergraduate student research award recipients.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints three faculty members to serve indeterminate terms on the Council. Membership is reviewed annually.

Visit the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program Website for complete details.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2013-14

2012-13

2011-12

ADMINISTRATORS

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Inactive Committees


BUDGET WORKING GROUP (BWG)

DESCRIPTION

The Budget Workgroup's purpose is as follows:

  • Recommend budget allocation strategies to the Chancellor which will allow the campus to respond to potential short and long term budget reductions and/or internal reallocation opportunities.
  • Recommended budget strategies should be consistent with our campus-wide principles as stated in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Strategic Plan and the WASC Institutional Proposal Themes. The budget strategies should incorporate, but not be limited to, the prioritization process established by the Process Committee.
  • The Budget Workgroup should critically consider all options

The Mānoa Faculty Senate appoints two Senators who serve by virtue of their positions on the Senate, including the Chair of the Senate and the Chair of the Committee on Administration and Budget, for one-year terms.

Visit the Budget Workgroup Website for complete details.

The committee tentatively completed its charge, although it may be reestablished in the future.

ADMINISTRATORS

  • Kathy Cutshaw, Vice Chancellor for Administration, Finance and Operations
    cutshaw@hawaii.ed
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HONORS TASK FORCE (HTF)

DESCRIPTION

The Honors Task Force was created in 2011 to help with the honors program.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates three faculty members to serve indeterminate terms on the task force.

The committee completed its charge as of 2/2013.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2012-13

2011-12

ADMINISTRATORS

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KUALI COMMITTEE (KC)

DESCRIPTION

The Kuali Committee (KC) was established to help guide implementation of the Kuali Financial System (KFS). KFS project is a comprehensive suite of financial software designed to meet the needs of all Carnegie Class institutions. Based on Indiana University's Financial Information System (FIS), it is the first of the Kuali projects and incorporates the baseline FIS functionality and approved enhancements, in what has become the Kuali mold: a collaborative approach to design, an open development platform, and a web-based operating environment.

The All Campus Council of Faculty Senate Chairs (ACCFSC) nominates one faculty member to serve an indeterminate term on behalf of the faculty from across the UH system.

The committee completed its charge as of 1/2013.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2012-13

ADMINISTRATORS

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MANOA DISTANCE LEARNING COMMITTEE (MDLAC)

DESCRIPTION

The mission of the Mānoa Distance Learning Committee (MDLAC) is to promote quality and access to students choosing the venue of distance learning for part or all of their academic pursuits. It is composed of faculty, APT, and administrators experienced in utilizing distance technologies to delivery courses and/or programs and reports to the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The MDLC works corroboratively to develop guidelines, plans, and policies to enhance the development, delivery, management, and evaluation of distance learning courses and programs offered by the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. It provides overall, long range policy development and guidance to the campus as well as interpretation of policies and academic and administrative review of matters related to technologically mediated instruction offered at a distance. The role of the MDLC is to work with existing administrative and academic units and committees to address issues and concerns related to all aspects of distance learning.

See the Mānoa Distance Learning Committee Website for complete information.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate does not appoint faculty members to serve on this committee. Faculty are selected by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.

ADMINISTRATORS

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NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION STEERING COMMITTEE (NCAASC)

DESCRIPTION

The National Collegiate Athletic Association Steering Committee (NCAASC) oversees the self-study, and four subcommittees, and will conduct the actual examination and draft the required report, in the following areas: Governance, Academic Integrity, Gender and Diversity, and Student-Athlete Welfare. Faculty will be asked to serve on each of these committees, and while some will be selected from among those who have already worked on athletics oversight in the past, there will also be an effort to get new faculty members involved, both for the fresh insight that they can offer and also to enlarge the pool of faculty who are familiar with the way in which athletics is conducted at UHM.

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates one faculty member to serve an indeterminate term. The Faculty Athletics Representative is an ex-officio member.

Visit the NCAA Certification Website for complete details.

The committee completed its charge as of 1/2013.

REPORTS

MEMBERS

Only members nominated or appointed by the Mānoa Faculty Senate are listed.

2012-13

  • Jason Maddock, Senate Representative - JABSOM
  • Peter Nicholson (Ex-officio), Faculty Athletics Representative

2011-12

  • Susan Hippensteele, Senate Representative - Women's Studies
  • Peter Nicholson (Ex-officio), Faculty Athletics Representative

ADMINISTRATORS

  • Alan Yang, Associate Vice-Chancellor for Student Affairs
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UH-EWC CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE (UHEWCCC)

DESCRIPTION

The Mānoa Faculty Senate nominates one faculty member to serve a one-year term on the UH-EWC Consultative Committee (UHEWCCC).

The committee is currently dormant, but may be re-activated in the future.

ADMINISTRATORS

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