University-wide Committees

University-wide Committees

Academic Integrity Committee

Graduate Representative (1 spot)TBD

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Academic Planning Committee

The Academic Planning Committee (APC) is a university-wide group responsible for formulating and recommending academic and planning goals and initiatives for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) in the areas of education (resident and extension), research, and service to the Faculty Senate, Colleges, and Chancellor. These goals are coordinated with the responsibilities assigned to UNL as part of the structure under the control of the President of the University of Nebraska and the Board of Regents.

Graduate Representative (1 spot): Andrew Donesky (as GSA President)

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Commencement and Honors Convocation Committee

The Commencement and Honors Convocations Committee shall be primarily responsible for coordinating plans for commencement and honors convocations.

Students appointed to the Commencement and Honors Convocation Committee will be concurrently appointed to the Convocations Committee. 

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Course and Laboratory Fees Advisory Committee

An advisory committee, consisting of three faculty members and two ASUN student representatives reviews and makes recommendations on the requests for changes, deletions or new course and laboratory fee requests.

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Executive Vice Chancellor's Student Advisory Board

Graduate Representative (3 spots):
Faiza Hafeez (as Vice President of Student Affairs)
Katie Mowat (as Vice President of Representation)

Grading and Examinations Committee

The Grading and Examinations Committee shall be responsible for continued study and evaluation of the existing grading and final examinations systems, shall consider and evaluate proposals for change and modification of the systems, and shall make recommendations for action to the Faculty Senate.

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Graduate Council

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Graduate Council serves as an advisory body to the UNL Dean for Graduate Studies and, as the administrative body for Graduate Studies, is subject to the authority of the UNL Graduate Faculty.

Graduate Representatives (2 spots): Andrew Donesky (as GSA President), Venn Jemkur (as GSA Executive Vice President)

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Information Technologies and Services Committee

The Information Technologies and Services Committee shall have the responsibilitiy of developing, assessing, and promoting UNL campus-wide IT strategies that will contribute to the success of the university as an intellectual community and that will facilitate research, education, and outreach.

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Libraries Committee

The Libraries Committee shall advise and make recommendations on all the matters pertinent to the research and general service functions of the libraries, including allocation of funds for the increase of library holdings.

Graduate Representative (3 spots): TBD

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Parking Advisory Committee

The Parking Advisory Committee shall review all policies and regulations for UNL parking facilities and make recommendations to the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance and to the Chancellor.

Graduate Representative (1 spot):  TBD

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Council on Inclusive Exellence & Diversity

The Council is intended to represent institutional leadership from colleges and primary units on campus, administrators whose responsibilities include diversity and inclusion, and representatives from key institutional groups. The Council is designed to serve as a communications channel between and across units and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion; a space for collective and organized thinking and action; a space to receive updates and share concerns or issues related to campus climate, and to identify opportunities for collaboration and innovation; and a hub to build capacity among leaders to advance our institutional prowess for inclusive excellence.

Graduate Representative: TBD

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Teaching Council

The Council shall have major responsibility for the encouragement and support of efforts to improve instruction and learning at all levels at UNL. Funds appropriated specifically for improvement of instruction and learning and made available to the Council by the Chancellor shall be expended with the advice of the Teaching Council.

Graduate Representatives (2 spots): TBD

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University Conduct Board

The University Conduct Board is comprised of students and faculty. The University Conduct Board hears cases of alleged violations of the UNL Student Code of Conduct. The Board hears cases that range from behavioral misconduct, academic misconduct, Title IX, and cases involving student organizations.

Graduate Representatives: TBD

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University Health Care Board

Graduate Representatives (as accepted): TBD

Intercollegiat Athletics Committee

Graduate Representatives (1 spot): TBD

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UNL PD Advisory Board

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Center for Transformitive Teaching and Learning Advisory Board

Graduate Representatives (2 spots): Katie Mowat

Faculty Senate Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Graduate Representatives (1 spot): TBD

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ASUN

ASUN Senate

Graduate Representatives (7 spots): Andrew Donesky

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ASUN Green Fund

The ASUN Green Fund provides grant funds for student-led projects directed toward improving overall environmental sustainability on the university campus. The fund and its grant reviewing committee empowers students and enables student-driven projects in sustainability by providing a source of funding, guidance, hands-on experience, and networking.

Graduate Representative (1 spot): TBD

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Chancellor's Commissions

Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Gender and Sexual Identity

Graduate Representatives (3 spots): TBD

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Chancellor's Commission on the Status of People of Color

Graduate Representatives (3 spots): TBD

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Chancellor's Commision on the Status of Women

Graduate Representatives (4 spots): TBD

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Taskforces

Family Housing Taskforce

Complete a needs analysis that includes the strengths and weaknesses of UNL’s current family housing inventory, an evaluation of the demand for and overall affordability of UNL-supported family housing, and options of various business models for family housing. The report is due to EVC Ankerson by December 1, 2022.

Graduate Representative: Connor Gee

UNL's comprehensive research data strategy

Desired outcomes are a university-wide approach to anticipating, managing, and supporting the increasingly complex set of challenges that contemporary researchers face as they create, use, and maintain research data. The task force is anticipated to run for approximately 18 months with a 6-8 hours/month time commitment.

Graduate Representative: TBD

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The ASUN Green Fund provides grant funds for student-led projects directed toward improving overall environmental sustainability on the university campus. The fund and its grant reviewing committee empowers students and enables student-driven projects in sustainability by providing a source of funding, guidance, hands-on experience, and networking.