Call for Nominations

University Governance Elections 2014
Call for Faculty Nominations

Collegiate Representatives to University Governance Committees

At-Large Representative to the University Judicial Board

Two At-Large Representatives to the Faculty Senate, 2014-2016

Accepted from March 1 to April 1 in writing to the Rules, Elections, & Bylaws Committee in the Faculty Senate Office—322 Wells Hall.

Eligible nominees include: Those members of the instructional/research staff whose regular assignment is instruction of students including those with release time for research and other professional personnel holding faculty appointment. Nominations should be made in accordance with the following rules and qualifications for membership:

University Committee Positions--Candidates for university committees may be self-nominated or nominated by another eligible faculty member. To be valid, a nomination must be made in writing and include the name of the nominee and the nominator, both of whom must be faculty with the respective College/School. Any eligible faculty member may nominate a faculty representative to the University Judicial Board. All position terms are for three years, 2013-16. Qualifications of faculty representatives to university standing committees may be found in the Murray State Faculty Handbook.

One Representative to the University Judicial Board

College of Business

Academic Council
Academic Appeals Board
Promotion and Leave Committee
University Tenure Committee

College of Education

University Tenure Committee

College of Health Sciences & Human Services (contingent upon academic reorganization factors)

Academic Council

College of Humanities & Fine Arts

Academic Council (2 positions)

College of Science, Engineering, & Technology

Academic Council

Academic Appeals Board

Hutson School of Agriculture

Academic Council
Promotion and Leave Committee
University Tenure Committee

School of Nursing
Academic Council (2 positions)
University Libraries

Academic Council
Faculty and Staff Insurance and Benefits Committee

Faculty Senate At-large Representatives--The membership of the Faculty Senate includes five at-large representatives, not more than two of whom shall be from any one college or academic division. The incumbents who continue through Spring 2014 are Rory Goggins, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, Misty Evans, Community College, and Paul Walker, College of Humanities and Fine Arts.

Candidates for at-large representative to the Faculty Senate may be self-nominated or nominated by a member of the Faculty Senate. To be valid, a nomination must be in writing and include the name of the nominee, the name of the nominator, and the term of office. No nominee will become an official candidate until his/her eligibility for office and willingness to serve has been confirmed by the Rules, Elections, & Bylaws Committee of the Faculty Senate.

Balloting —Unopposed candidates will be elected by general consensus of the Rules, Elections, & Bylaws Committee.

Resolution of Questions or Problems--The Rules, Elections, & Bylaws Committee of the Faculty Senate shall serve as the authority to resolve questions or problems with regard to the elections or the election process.