2015-16 COMMITTEE MEMBERS
|MEMBERS||EMAIL ADDRESS||TERM EXPIRATION|
|Laurie Thomas Lee, College of Journalism & Mass Communicationsfirstname.lastname@example.org||Summer 2016|
|Ken Nickerson, School of Biological Sciencesemail@example.com||Summer 2017|
|Wes Peterson, Agricultural Economicsfirstname.lastname@example.org||Summer 2018|
The Academic Freedom Award Committee shall consist of three (3) faculty members appointed by the
President of the Faculty Senate. The three persons shall be either former Presidents of the Senate, or
prior recipients of the Academic Freedom Award, or both.
TERM OF OFFICE
Faculty members shall serve three year terms. The terms will begin with the academic year, and will be
staggered with one member appointed annually.
The Academic Freedom Award Committee shall seek nominations from the University community for
persons to be considered as recipients of the Academic Freedom Award, which may be given annually.
The Committee shall examine the nominations, and determine its recommendations for presentation to
the Faculty Senate in April of each year. If approved by the Senate, the award shall be presented at the
last Senate meeting of the academic year except under extenuating circumstances.
NOTE: If no candidate is selected by the Committee and/or approved by the Senate in any given year,
the award need not be presented for that year.
OPERATING PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES ADOPTED BY COMMITTEE
The committee shall file in the Faculty Senate Office (a) minutes of its meetings, and (b) a current
statement of operating procedures and guidelines adopted by the committee itself. For more information
on this committee and general Faculty Senate rules governing its operations see the Preface.