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University Standing Committees and Councils

Standing committees and councils serve an important role in enhancing the institution’s work in support of Southeast Missouri State University’s Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan.

Assignment to a Committee or Council is by appointment, through invitation, or by virtue of an individual’s position at Southeast Missouri State University. Members of each of the University Standing Committees are typically appointed by at the beginning of each academic year.

The University Standing Committees and Councils are advisory in nature, and work to provide oversight or recommendations, or to act as a collaborative body focused on a particular subject or matter.

Currently there are 23 University Standing Committees or Councils:

  • Academic Advising Council
  • Administrative Council
  • Campus Planning and Beautification Committee (At the August 18, 2015 Administrative Council Retreat, this committee was eliminated due to inactivity and responsibilities were transferred to Facilities Management)
  • Clerical/Service Job Evaluation Committee
  • College Council
  • Council of Deans
  • Funding for Results Team
  • General Education Council
  • Graduate Council
  • Information Technology Committee
  • International Council
  • Native American Culture Committee (At the August 18, 2015 Administrative Council Retreat members agreed that this Committee and its charge should become a part of the University Equity Committee and that this standing committee should be deleted)
  • Research Involving Human Subjects Committee
  • Traffic/Textbook Appeals Committee (At the August 18, 2015 Administrative Council Retreat, members agreed to abolish this committee due to procedures and policies already in place for appeals)
  • University Academic Council
  • University Assessment Review Committee
  • University Athletic Committee
  • University Budget Review Committee
  • University Commencement Committee
  • University Equity Issues Committee
  • University Planning Committee
  • University Promotion and Sabbatical Leave Committee
  • University Student Affairs Committee (At the August 18, 2015 Administrative Council Retreat members agreed to rename this Committee the University Academic Appeals Committee)

*Membership rosters for the 2019-2020 academic year are being updated. Once all are finalized, a description for each Committee or Council to include the charge and membership listing will be posted via hyperlink for each group.

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