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The Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is be composed of (a) five members of the faculty, elected At-Large; (b) the Chairpersons of the University-level Standing Committees; (c) the Vice Chairperson Academic Affairs of ASMSU and the President of the Council of Graduate Students, who have voting rights on all matters not reserved for the faculty, (d) one undergraduate student chosen from the voting members of ASMSU and one graduate student selected from the student members of COGS who have voting rights on all matters not reserved for the faculty.

The Steering Committee advises the Provost regarding the appropriate faculty, academic, and student governance bodies, if any, to consult on proposals for establishment, moratorium, discontinuance, or merger of basic academic units, including departments, schools, institutes, colleges, and the Graduate School. It receives proposals for action in academic governance from individual faculty or students, and from faculty or student groups and organizations and, where appropriate, refer matters brought to it to councils or committees for consideration. The Steering Committee also prepares the agenda for meetings of the University Council, Faculty Senate and Academic Congress and communicate regularly with the College Advisory Committees to encourage and implement strong interaction between University-level and college-level academic governance.

The Steering Committee (Livestream)
3:15-5:00 p.m. | Zoom

September 5, 2023
October 3, 2023
November 7, 2023
December 5, 2023
January 9, 2024
February 6, 2024
March 5, 2024
April 2, 2024

Historical Steering Committee documents can be found below.

Steering Committee Records

Meeting Documents

 

Agenda - PDF and Word

Attachment A - Steering Report Template - PDF and Word

Attachment B - Proposed Annual FS and UC Guest Schedule - PDF and Word

Attachment C - BoT Policy 01-01-06 Faculty Liaison Group - PDF and Word

Attachment D - Honorary Degree Committee - PDF and Word

Attachment E - Referring Items to Academic Governance Bodies - PDF and Word


Minutes - PDF and Word

Agenda - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Secretary's Report - PDF and Word


Minutes - PDF and Word

Agenda - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Committee and Student Government Reports - PDF and Word

Attachment B: Secretary for Academic Governance's Report - PDF and Word

Attachment C: Summary of Proposed Students and Employees Affected by Pregnancy Policy - PDF and Word

Attachment D: Draft Students and Employees Affected by Pregnancy Policy - PDF and Word

Attachment E: Proposed Ad Hoc Committee on Freedom of Speech - PDF and Word

Attachment F: Posthumous Degrees Policy - PDF and Word


Minutes - PDF and Word

 

Agenda - PDF and Word

Draft Minutes of November 7, 2023 Meeting - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Secretary's Report - PDF and Word

Attachment B: Status of Free Speech at MSU - PDF and PPT

Attachment C: University Council Action on Ad Hoc Committee on Free Speech - PDF and Word


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Agenda - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Secretary for Academic Governance's Report - PDF and Word

Attachment B: Status of Free Speech at MSU - PPTX

Attachment C: University Council Action on Ad Hoc Committee on Free Speech - PDF and Word

Attachment D: Composition of Recent Ad Hoc Committees - PDF and Word

Attachment FS-A: 2024-2025 UCFA Annual Faculty Raise Recommendation - PDF and Word


Minutes - PDF and Word

 

Agenda - PDF and Word

Draft Minutes of 2024-1-09 - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Faculty Senate Divestment - PDF and Word

Attachment B: Letter to Faculty Senate - PDF and Word

Attachment C: Ad Hoc Committee on Free Speech and Hate Speech - PDF and Word

Attachment D: 10-17-23 Resolution Update - PDF and Word

Link to Video: video1994054243.mp4