Department Committees


Department Committees

Duties

  • Advise the Chair
  • Review annual performance of faculty members
  • Make recommendations for awarding faculty merit

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Membership

Duties

  • Develop and curate list of internal (and external) awards for EEB faculty
  • Identify appropriate nominees for awards
  • Identify best individuals for preparation of nomination materials
  • Maintain records of past nominations and successful awards

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Membership

Duties

  • Review and develop recommendations for updating the departmental by-laws

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Develop and foster DEI initiatves for the department, taking advantage of collaboration with College and Provost Office DEI efforts
  • Develop a DEI resource page for the EEB website
     

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Membership

Duties

  • Advises the Chair and the Department
  • Considers issues involving budgets, faculty duties, committee duties and activities
  • Provides feedback and communication with colleagues
  • Develops agendas for meetings
  • Provides oversight and approval of departmental committee assignments

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 Membership

Duties

  • Determine which applicants should be accepted into the EEB graduate program
  • Communicate with appropriate faculty mentors regarding suitability of candidates for degree programs
  • Work with Graduate Academic Advisor and anticipated mentors to establish financial support packages
  • Make recommendations to Chair and Department
  • Work in concert with Graduate Program Committee to develop plans for advertising and promoting EEB graduate education

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree in EEB, consult our program info page.

Duties

  • Coordinate and integrate actions and recommendations of the GAC and GPC
  • Work with GAC members to develop recommendations to the department regarding changes to the admission process and for enhancing recruitment
  • Work with GPC members to develop recommendations to the department regarding changes to reviewing the EEB graduate program
  • Bring appropriate recommendations for changes to the graduate program to the department for discussion and implementation
  • Work with GAC members to to apply for University graduate fellowships and nominate students for University fellowships/awards
  • Keep informed about plicy changes and action in the Office of Graduate Studies and Office of Graduate Affairs

Graduate Executive Committee Membership

Duties

  • Monitor progress of graduate students;
  • determine priorities and criteria for evaluating graduate-­‐ student success;
  • review and rank graduate students;
  • develop recommendations regarding graduate program to department;
  • monitor mentoring of graduate students;
  • work in concert with Graduate Admissions Committee and Graduate Academic Advisor to develop recommendations for advertising and promoting graduate program.

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Advise candidates
  • Review promotion and tenure dossiers
  • Work with the Departmental Administrative Assistant to prepare forms for submission to the College Committee on Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

 

Duties

  • Review post-tenure accomplishments of faculty colleagues
  • Recognize accomplishments and achievements
  • Identify aspects of performance (if any) that could benefit from improvement
  • Develop recommendations for maintaining strong contributions and addressing any concerns

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Review sabbatical leave dossiers and develop recommendations regarding plans for sabbatical leave
  • Work with Departmental Administrative Associate to prepare forms for submissions to College Sabbatical Leave Committee

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Work with faculty members and graduate students to develop a diverse and representative program for the weekly departmental seminar series
  • Advertise seminars and aide in developing events associated with seminars

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Integrate EEB contribution to KUUB
  • Review and consider EEB and the biology curricula
  • Promote best methods for reviewing teaching performance of faculty and GTAs
  • Maintain a rolling 3-year departmental teaching schedule
  • Coordinate EEB activities with other campus teaching initiatives (e.g., CTE, Center for Science Education)
  • Participate in developing grants for external support of teaching innovation

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership

Duties

  • Work with Administrative Associate to move departmental website to meet accessibility standards
  • Make decisions on layout and content

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 membership