Campus Planning Committee

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The following information is taken from US04-05-6 which revised the charges to the standing University Committees. Note that portions of it are revised by subsequent legislation (quoted below)


CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Campus Planning Committee shall advise the University President on long-range campus development with regard to the design of the campus, including buildings and landscaping, and to policy issues related to transportation.The committee shall ensure that all development is in compliance with the current Long Range Campus Development Plan.The Campus Planning Committee's duties shall include the following: (1) serving as the primary author of proposed amendments and periodic updates to the Long Range Campus Development Plan (LRCDP); (2) verifying the conclusions of the Biennial Implementation Plan as required by the LRCDP; (3) reviewing proposed development project designs for compliance with the LRCDP; (4) serving on architect selection committees for development projects; (5) serving on project user groups; and (6) reviewing policy issues related to transportation to determine their consistency with the university's transportation plan. The chairperson shall appoint subcommittees as needed with concurrence of committee members.

MEMBERSHIP:

Membership of the Campus Planning Committee is not fixed. Typically it shall consist of 8-10 faculty (minimum 5 teaching faculty), 5 students, 1 classified staff member, plus the following ex-officio members: a representative of the College of Arts and Sciences, the Dean of Architecture and Allied Arts, a representative of Disability Services, the Director of Facilities Services or designee, the Director of University Planning, and each Vice President or designee.

REPORTING:

The Campus Planning Committee shall report to the Administration. The Committee shall also provide reports to the University Senate. At a minimum thesereports shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Secretary of the University Senate no later than the University Senate meeting in October. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary.


The following is taken from Motion US04/05-8 - Revisions to the Membership and Reporting Clauses of the Charge to the Campus Planning Committee

Whereas transformations of the campus benefit from a fully inclusive process of consultation and consideration;

Therefore, be it resolved that the Campus Planning Committee charge be amended to include the following provisions:

  • These provisions will be implemented by changing the membership and reporting clauses of the Charge to the Campus Planning Committee to read (additions in italics, no materials have been deleted);
  • MEMBERSHIP: Membership of the Campus Planning Committee is not fixed. Typically it shall consist of 8-10 faculty (minimum 5 teaching faculty), 5 students, 1 classified staff member selected from the university at large. It will also include 1 faculty member who is appointed for a two year term by the Senate President and is in the University Senate at the time of appointment. In addition, the committee will include the following ex-officio members: a representative of the College of Arts and Sciences; the Dean of Architecture and Allied Arts; a representative of Disability Services; the Director of Facilities Services or designee; the Director of University Planning; and each Vice President or designee.

    REPORTING: The Campus Planning Committee shall report to the Administration. The Committee shall also provide reports to the University Senate. At a minimum these reports shall be in the form of an annual written report submitted by the Committee Chair to the Secretary of the University Senate no later than the University Senate meeting in October. As part of its reporting duties to the University Senate, the Campus Planning Committee will provide an oral report to the Senate in the autumn on progress on major projects over the previous year and a look forward to significant projects that are anticipated or under consideration. Major projects are defined as those projects requiring authorization from the legislature via the Capital Construction Budget Request or the Emergency Board. The committee shall also make additional written or oral reports to the Senate as necessary. In particular, the Senate will receive announcements regarding Campus Planning Committee meetings reviewing the design for major projects and public forums on major projects.


    See also US01/02-4 which is a process for filling vacancies on elected committees:

    7.1 Since 1991-92, all non-elected committees established by faculty legislation are appointed by the Committee on Committees, a committee appointed by the University Senate. The Secretary of the Faculty shall coordinate the elections of faculty to elective committees. The secretary shall arrange for the filling of vacancies on elected committees and councils by notifying the next eligible candidate, determined in descending order of the number of votes received in the most recent election for the relevant committee or council. If no eligible candidate is available to fill the vacancy, the Senate Executive Committee, with advice and recommendations from the Committee on Committees, shall appoint an eligible faculty member to fill the vacancy until the next regular election cycle. Filling a vacancy shall not preclude the appointee from standing for election to the same committee or council during the next election cycle if eligible. 

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