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Faculty Advisory Committee

  • 2020-2021 Chair: Gregg B. Wells, MD, PhD
  • 2020-2021 Vice Chair: Fen Wang, PhD
  • Committee Staff Support: Kelly Drake

Functions

The Faculty Advisory Committee shall review recommendations relating to the origination, modification, or deletion of policies of the College of Medicine. 

It shall be responsible for: 

  1. Reviewing the Dean's annual plan for the College;
  2. Periodically evaluating the governance mechanisms of the College and rendering periodic reports to the Dean on the effectiveness of these processes;
  3. Drafting of appropriate changes in the Bylaws for approval by the Academic Council;
  4. Forwarding to the Dean proposed agenda items for meetings of the General Faculty;
  5. Serving as a forum for the arbitration of disputes relating to management of the General Faculty of the College of Medicine;
  6. Carrying out such tasks as may be assigned to the Committee by the College Academic Council and the University Faculty Senate caucus of the College of Medicine;
  7. Distributing the agendas and minutes of Academic Council meetings to the individual departments; and
  8. Selecting a representative from the General Faculty of the College of Medicine to serve on the Executive Committee,

The Chair of the Committee may appoint subcommittees for review of specific material.  These subcommittees shall report to the Committee.  Deliberations of the Committee shall be initiated in response to requests by members and committees of the faculty of the College and University Faculty Senate caucus of the College of Medicine.