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Western Kentucky University

CLAC Membership, Chair and Staffing, Membership Appointment


The members shall consist of the Dean of Libraries, 1 faculty member from
each of the academic colleges (PCAL, CHHS, GFCOB, CEBS, OCSE, UC), 2
undergraduates (staggered 2-year terms), 2 graduate students (1-year term),
and one staff member. There shall be two additional at-large faculty
representatives nominated by the Senate Executive Committee. Initial
appointments of faculty representatives will be split evenly between two and
three-year terms so as to implement a staggered process. Thereafter, faculty
members will serve a 3-year term.

The Vice President for Information Technology or designee shall be an ex-officio member.

Chair and Staffing

The Chair shall be the Dean of Libraries. The Vice Chair shall be a faculty
representative elected by the Council at the first meeting during each
academic year. The Dean of Libraries' office shall serve as support for minutes and other business.

Appointment of Members

When a faculty representative vacancy from a particular college occurs and
after announcing such vacancy to the entire college for faculty at the rank of
assistant professor or higher, the dean of each academic college will
recommend a faculty member. After the college faculty representatives have
been recommended, any at-large faculty vacancy will be filled by a nominee of
the University Senate Executive Committee. A vacancy in the staff representative will be filled by a nominee of the Staff Council. Vacancies of undergraduate student representatives will be filled by nominees of the SGA and graduate student representative vacancies will be filled by nominees of the Graduate Studies Office. The names of all recommendations and nominees should be submitted to the Vice Provost, who will constitute the final council membership.

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 Last Modified 7/15/15