2013-2014 COMMITTEE MEMBERS

MEMBERS EMAIL ADDRESS TERM EXPIRATION
John Bender, College of Journalism & Mass Communications jbender1@unl.edu Summer 2014
John Lindquist, Agronomy & Horticulture jlinquist1@unl.edu Summer 2015
Laurie Thomas Lee, College of Journalism & Mass Communications llee1@unl.edu Summer 2016

 

STRUCTURE

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.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

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.