To Serve on GFC Committees, University Appeal Bodies and Other Committees to Which GFC Elects

Does becoming an active faculty/staff representative within the U’s academic and judiciary governance system interest you? The GFC Nominating Committee (NC) invites all Academic and Support Staff members to apply now to serve in the 2017-2018 academic year!

View:  GFC NC's Call for Staff Nominations for the 2017-18 Academic Year

View:  Anticipated Staff Membership Vacancies on 2017-18 Committee Positions 

Deadlines to Apply:

  • March 24, 2017 – for chair, faculty-panelist positions on University Appeal Bodies (AAC, UAB)
  • April 3, 2017 – for staff positions on GFC Standing Committees

Learn more about committee membership opportunities by clicking the key links below:

Staff (Academic and Support) Membership Across Governance Committees (at-a-glance)
Brief Description of GFC Standing Committees, Appeal Bodies & Other Committees
Brief Description of Judiciary Faculty-Panelist Positions (on University Appeal Bodies)  
Or, you may like to attend an Open Session of a standing committee meeting to observe academic governance first-hand. Please contact a Governance Committee Coordinator for meeting arrangements, or with any general questions. View Listing of Committees and Coordinators

GFC Committee Membership Staff Application Form
Please complete and submit the applicable committee application form below. The GFC Nominating Committee meets in April to replenish all staff membership positions.
Judiciary Governance Panelist - Staff Application Form
GFC Committee Staff Application Form
Staff Terms of Office
  • Staff terms of office normally run three years in duration: July 1 through June 30.
  • Current terms of office ending (in this 2016-2017 academic year) will expire on June 30, 2017
Additional Notes (NC TofR):
  • No person shall be elected to serve at any one time on more than three GFC standing committees.
  • The NC shall assume that faculty members on leave do not wish to continue to serve during the time of their leave. If, however, individuals choose to retain committee membership during the time of their leave, the onus is on faculty members to notify the GFC NC of their intention. 
  • The NC is permitted to accept nominations for faculty members on leave for election to the groups listed above, provided the physical location of the individual during the time of the leave permits regular attendance at meetings.