Faculty Senate Committees
Graduate student representatives are needed to fill ex officio seats for various faculty senate committees to inform the graduate student body of any changes, this does not grant the graduate student voting rights within the committee unless specified within the descriptions. More information on each committee is provided in the descriptions below.
Student and Faculty Conduct Committee
The Student and Faculty Conduct Committee is a Faculty Senate Committee with student representation from the Student Government Association (SGA) senate and the Graduate Student Association (GSA). Membership is composed of five (5) faculty with a 2-year term, on a 2/3 rotation, two (2) undergraduate student representatives appointed annually by the SGA, and two (2) graduate student members appointed annually by the GSA. The responsibilities of the committee are to: a) advise Faculty Senate and the University on student/faculty conduct policies and procedures (e.g. The Student Code of Conduct), b) maintain a roster of trained hearing panelists who can be called upon to adjudicate academic and non-academic conduct hearings as outlined in the Student Handbook as well as the Title IX hearings.
Computing on Campus Committee
The Computing on Campus Committee makes policy recommendations to the Faculty Senate on issues pertaining to instructional and research computing and the campus computing network. The Committee prepares the Academic Computing Plan and acts as an advisory committee for the Tech Computing Center. The Computing on Campus Committee consists of six faculty members (2-year terms, with a 3/3 rotation), and ex officio members including but not limited to the Director of Information Technology and Communications (ITC), Director of the Academic Center for Technology, the Library Director, the Dean of Students, an undergraduate student representative, and a graduate student representative.
Space Utilization and Campus Planning Committee
The committee will review and report on policy relating to space utilization and campus planning. The Space Utilization and Campus Planning Committee consists of five members (2-year terms, with a 2/3 rotation), and ex officio members including but not limited to the Director of Facilities Planning, Registrar, an undergrad student representative, and a graduate student representative.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Committee
The committee shall consist of 7 members serving 2-year terms (2/3 rotation). The Committee shall assess the status of New Mexico Tech's compliance with this federal law ans will make recommendations to the Faculty Senate regarding measures to achieve full compliance. ex officio members include the Director of Counseling and Disability Services, the Director of Affirmative Action, two members of Facilities Management, an undergraduate student representative, and a graduate student representative.