UO Faculty Advisory Council
Mission statement of the FAC: CHARGE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Faculty Advisory Council shall be responsible for providing the President
and other Administration officials with faculty opinion and counsel on
the wide range of university affairs. In its relations with the President,
the Administration, and with the faculty, the Faculty Advisory Council
shall act either on request or on its own initiative.
Faculty Governance Committee This
is an ad Hoc Committee appointed by the 2009/10 FAC.
Information about 1999/2000 FAC: February 2000 University of Oregon Instructional Faculty Survey and
Tables- see also archival copy
Information about the 2000/2001 FAC:
February 2000 University of Oregon Telephone Instructional
Faculty Survey and
Tables - see also archival copy
February 2000 University of Oregon Mail Instructional
Faculty Survey and banner
Information about the 2001/2002 FAC
Information about the 2002/2003 FAC
Information about the 2003/2004 FAC
Information about the 2004/2005 FAC
Main home page
of the UO Senate
page of the UO Assembly
pages of University committees
This web page contains links to documents of current interest. It is maintained
jointly by the FAC and UO Senate.
Complete minutes (approximately 600 pages) of the 1916-1946 Academic Council are
available in PDF form. We anticipate more complete records will be availabe presently. In
addition, the reports from 1974-1976 and from 1981-1983 are available through this link
in both PDF and html formats.
- Year end reports:
FAC Memo 9 March 2009 concerning
*=missing report; membership available from senate records
The following information is from the enabling
legislation (passed in 2001) The Faculty Advisory Council (FAC) consists
of twelve voting faculty members, 4 from CAS, 4 from the professional schools
and colleges, 2 officers of administration, and the University Senate president
and Vice President (or designees), ex-officio. These faculty members serve
as an advisory group to the president of the university, representing the
voice and concern of the faculty units deliberations with the president.
Persons nominated to serve must be members of the voting faculty and on
campus during the term of office. The following administrators are ineligible
to serve on this committee: the president; the provost; vice presidents;
vice provosts; associate or assistant vice provosts; associate or assistant
vice presidents; deans; and associate deans or their equivalent. No person
may serve simultaneously on the FAC and FPC.
ELIGIBILITY - College of Arts and Sciences: No two persons from the same
department may serve at the same time.
ELIGIBILITY - Professional Schools and Colleges: No two persons from the
same professional school or college may serve at the same time.
ELIGIBILITY - Officers of Administration: No two persons from the same
academic or administrative unit may serve at the same time.
The secretary of the faculty is authorized and instructed to exclude from
the ballot any nominated persons who are ineligible for membership under
the rules of the faculty. The Committee on Committees and secretary, with
help from the senate, will fill out the ballot if an insufficient number
of nominees is received.
The enabling legislation was amended
in 2005/6 to include University Senate vice president, or designee, as
an ex officio member of the Faculty Advisory Council with full privileges.
Membership in recent years includes the following:
Terms expiring in June 1999: Laura Alpert, Linda Fuller, Anne Leavitt,
Ann Tedards, Anita Weiss, Jeff Hurwitt (ex-officio Senate President)
Terms expiring in June 2000: Gerald Berk, David Frank (Chair), Steven Goldschmidt,
Hilary Gerdes, Peter Gilkey (ex-officio Senate President)
Terms expiring in June 2001: Virginia Cartwright, Caroline Forell (co-Chair),
Elaine Jones, Sandra Morgen, Cheney Ryan (co-Chair), James Earl (ex-officio
Terms expiring in 2002: Larry Dann, Ed Kame'enui, Peter Gilkey, James Mohr,
Rachele Raia, Nathan Tublitz (ex-officio Senate President).
Terms expiring in 2003: John Baldwin, Shaul Cohen, Jim Earl, Duncan McDonald,
Martha Pitts, Greg McLauchlan (ex-officio Senate President).
Terms expiring in 2004: Susan Anderson (German), Leslie Harris (Law),
Kenny Helphand (Landscape Architecture), Katy Lynn (Library System), Nathan
Tublitz (Biology), Lowell Bowditch (ex-officio Senate President).
Terms expiring in June 2005: Matthew Dennis (Chair), Fritz Gearhart, Helen
Gernon, Hilary Gerdes, Mike Kellman (Chemistry), Ex Officio Andrew Marcus
Terms expiring in June 2006: Ihab Elzeyadi (Architecture), Ron Bramhall
(Business), Van Kolpin (Economics), Brad Shelton (Mathematics), Fred Tepfer
(University Planning), Peter Keyes (ex-officio, Senate President).
Terms expiring in June 2007: Stephanie Bosnyk (Business), W. Andrew Marcus
(Geography), Michael Moffitt (Law) Chair, Anne McLucas (Music and Dance),
Naomi Zack (Philosophy).
Terms expiring in June 2008: Kathy Cashman (Geological Sciences), Donald
Corner (Architecture), Julianne Newton (Journalism/Communication), Steve
Pickett (Disability Services), Brad Shelton (Mathematics) [Chair 2007/8].
- Terms expiring in June 2009: Ron Bramhall (Business), Ed Kameenui
(Special Education), John Lysaker (Philosophy), Andrew H. Marcus
(Chemistry), Marilyn Reid (English)
- Academic 2008-2009
John Lysaker (F08/W09), Barbara Altman (S09);
Ron Bramhall (Business), Ed Kameenui
(Special Education), John Lysaker (Philosophy) (F08/W09), Andrew H. Marcus
(Chemistry), Marilyn Reid (English), Lisa Freinkel (English), Matthew Dennis
(History) (S09); Barbara Altmann (Romance Languages), Leslie Steeves (Journalism
and Communication), Harry Price (Music and Dance), Magid Shirzadegan (International
Affairs); Senate President (Paul van Donkelaar) and the Senate Vice President
- The membership for 2009/2010 is be available on the University Committee Web Page
2009/10 University Committee Web Page. It will be posted to this archival web page in
late May 2010.
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