THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT ASHEVILLE

FACULTY SENATE

 

Senate Document Number 5407S

 

Date of Senate Approval 04/12/07

 

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Statement of Faculty Senate Action:

 

FWDC 2: Proposal to Revise University Relations Faculty Advisory Committee

(Revises SD0790F; Faculty Handbook 10.3.10)

 

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Under Faculty Handbook Section 10.3.10:

Delete: 10.3.10 University Relations Faculty Advisory Committee (formerly 10.6.2) (SD0790F)

Replace with the following:

 

10.3.10 University Relations Faculty Advisory Committee (formerly 10.6.2) (SD0790F)

 

Purpose

 

1. To serve in an advisory capacity to the Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development and the University Relations staff on external affairs, including but not limited to the UNCA Foundation, Development, Public Information, Publications, Graphics, Alumni Programming, Owen Conference Center, and Family Business Forum.

2. To act as a liaison between Alumni and Development, the faculty and students.

3. To advise the Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development and assist in presenting an annual report to the University community.

4. To obtain, on a regular basis, information from faculty, students, staff and the community at large on public relations and other matters which should be addressed by the Office.

 

NOTE: Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development is to present to the Faculty Senate an update of the current plans and activities of the Office in the Fall Semester.  This report should include information on the investment management advisor and the fees paid for their service.  The Vice Chancellor will schedule this meeting through the Faculty Senate Chair.  No more than three weeks prior to the meeting, the Vice Chancellor will submit, to the Faculty Senate Chair, a brief (1-2 page) written report that will be distributed to senators. The purpose of the Vice Chancellor's meeting with the Senators will be to discuss the report and respond to questions (SD3290S, SD3390S, SD0203F, SD0790S.)

 

Membership

 

         Five members of the Committee shall be faculty with one representative from each of (1) the Humanities, (2) the Social Sciences, (3) the Natural Sciences, (4) the UNCA Foundation (e.g., one of the two Senate-elected faculty representatives to the Foundation), and one at-large member. The term of service shall be for two years.

 

Recommendations to: Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development

 

Rationale: The title of the Office has changed from Vice Chancellor for University Relations to Vice Chancellor for Alumni and Development. There have also been changes in the entities reporting to this Vice Chancellor.