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Faculty Welfare Committee

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The primary function of the Faculty Welfare Committee is to sit on the University Benefits Advisory Committee, raise appropriate questions, and become knowledgeable about all benefit programs and communicate (explain) that information to the Senate in a timely manner.

The committee should work to complete the charges of the committee as received from the Senate Chair in addition to addressing matters brought to the committee by constituents and other stakeholders.

In August

Elect a chair/co-chairs and secretary and inform the Faculty Senate Chair and Secretary.

In September

Receive charges from Faculty Senate Chair (from Chair’s report or from Executive Committee’s liaison to the Faculty Welfare Committee). Then monthly accept additional charges as distributed.

In May

The Committee Chair shall submit a written annual report to the Faculty Senate at the May meeting.  The committee must meet briefly after the May organizational meeting to select a committee member to meet with a representative from HR over the summer.

In Summer

The selected member must meet with a representative from Human Resources to preview updates on any changes to benefits packages.

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