University Committees

University-wide Committees with Shared Governance Participation committees are established by the Constitution and defined in the Bylaws of the Faculty Senate. There are currently seven (7) University-wide Committees. These committees provide opportunities for faculty, staff, students and administrators to participate, appropriate to their special knowledge and expertise, in decisions affecting the institution.

University-wide Standing Committees with Shared Governance Participation

  • The Graduate Council provides a forum in which matters of concern to graduate education are discussed and the mission of the Graduate College fulfilled. The Council works with the Graduate College to review, establish, and update policies affecting graduate...

  • The President shall forward all proposals for honorary naming of any site on University property to the attention of the Naming Advisory Committee.  After review and deliberation, the committee forwards a written recommendation on each proposal to the President for further action.

  • The Shared Governance Review Committee addresses issues regarding the implementation and functioning of the procedures contained in the Shared Governance Guidelines and Agreements as may be entered into from time to time. It will establish and maintain processes to (1) review compliance with the...

  • The Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC) in consultation and dialogue with the President, the Provost, and the University community, supports and enhances the success of the University through thoughtful and informed advice relating to: strategic planning, assessment of...

  • The Undergraduate Council is a university-wide committee that participates in the shared governance process at the University of Arizona. The Undergraduate Council reviews all undergraduate curricular action items forwarded from its two subcommittees, the Academic Programs Subcommittee and the...

  • The University Committee on Corporate Relations makes recommendations to the President of the University (or his/her designee, upon request) about potential or changeable relationships between any part of the University of Arizona and one or more businesses or corporations. These recommendations...

  • The University-wide General Education Committee (UWGEC) is charged with the review and approval of all curriculum changes in general education across the University, assessment of the program, and disseminating General Education information to the campus community and its partners. All...