Unit Code Screening Committee Charge

Faculty Senate Resolution #22-42, May 2022

  1. Name: Unit Code Screening Committee
  2. Membership: 8 elected faculty members.
    Ex-officio members (with vote): The Chancellor or an appointed representative; 3 Provost appointed representatives, 1 with academic or administrative expertise in Health Sciences disciplines, 1 with academic or administrative expertise in Research, Economic Development and Engagement; the Chair of the Faculty; one faculty Senator selected by the Chair of the Faculty; and one student member from the Student Government Association.
    The chair of the committee may invite resource persons as necessary to realize the committee charge. The chair of the committee may appoint such subcommittees as he or she deems necessary.
  3. Quorum: 4 elected members exclusive of ex-officio.
  4. Committee Responsibilities:
    1. The committee reviews academic unit codes and changes to existing academic unit codes to insure compliance with Part IV (PDF) Academic Units, Codes, and Seven Year Unit Program Evaluation and Part III (PDF), Section I. UNC Policy Manual and the UNC Code (UNC Board of Governors) of the ECU Faculty Manual and other appropriate documents.
    2. The committee revises the “Guidelines for Writing and Revising a Unit Code of Operation” when necessary.
    3. The committee coordinates the review of and recommends related policies and procedures for unit codes with the Faculty Governance Committee and/or other committees as appropriate.
  5. To Whom The Committee Reports: The committee makes its recommendations to the Faculty Senate.
  6. How Often The Committee Reports: The committee reports to the Faculty Senate at least once a year and at other times as necessary.
  7. Power Of The Committee To Act Without Faculty Senate Approval: None
  8. Standard Meeting Time: The committee meeting time is scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month.