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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
3:15-5:00 p.m. | Zoom

September 6, 2022
October 4, 2022
November 1, 2022
January 10, 2023
February 7, 2023
March 14, 2023
April 4, 2023

Historical Steering Committee documents can be found below.

Steering Committee Records

Meeting Documents


Minutes - PDF and Word 


Agenda - PDF and Word 

Attachment A: Charles Stewart Mott Department of Public Health Request 20220126 - PDF and Word
Attachment B: Consent Business Overview - PDF and Word 
Attachment C: SIRS Revision - PDF and Word 
Attachment D: WRAC Department Name Change Proposal - PDF and Word
Attachment E: Department of Writing Rhetoric and American Culture Response Memo - PDF and Word 
Attachment F: Memo on Annual Faculty Senate and University Council Guest Schedule - PDF and Word 
Attachment G: University Committee on Student Affairs Name Change - PDF and Word
Attachment H: Dean of the Libraries Search Procedures - PDF and Word 
Attachment I: Faculty Healthcare Council Vacancies - PDF and Word

Attachment FS-A: University Committee on Curriculum Short Report - PDF and Word
Attachment FS-B:
University Committee on Curriculum Long Report - PDF and Word 


Observers are invited to watch via the livestream on Kaltura MediaSpace.

Minutes - Pending 




Observers are invited to watch via Livestream

Agenda - PDF and Word

Attachment A: Request for Changes to Course Fee Courtesy Policy - PDF and Word

Attachment B: Memo to the Steering Committee re: Bereavement - PDF and Word

Attachment C: Funeral and Bereavement Leave for Faculty and Academic Staff - PDF and Word

Attachment D: Request re: Monitoring Students with Artificial Intelligence - PDF and Word

Attachment E: Proposed Annual Schedule of Faculty Senate and University Council Guests - PDF and Word 

Attachment UC-A: Proposed Revised Religious Observance Policy (Track Changes) - PDF and Word

Attachment UC-B: Proposed Revised Religious Observance Policy (Clean) - PDF and Word

Attachment UC-C: Voting Encouragement Resolution - PDF and Word

Attachment UC-D: Proposed Bylaws Amendment - Steering Committee Composition - PDF and Word

Attachment UC-E: Proposed Bylaws Amendment - UCSA Name Change - PDF and Word