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The University Master Planning Committee recommends to the vice president for Administration and Finance on short- and long-range issues related to land use, facilities planning, and future development of the campus, taking into account the protection and preservation of natural resources on the campus.

Meeting Schedule

Meetings are schedule by the chair of the committee. No action can be taken at committee meetings unless a majority of the voting membership is present.


Meeting Materials and Reports

The committee submits a brief annual report of the committees’ activities by the end of the second week of August each year. Below are the annual reports for the committee.


Committee Members

TBD, Chair

Membership

The committee shall consist of one faculty member from each academic unit, two of whom shall be members of the Faculty Senate (selected by the Committee on Committees in consultation with the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs); two additional faculty members from Biology and Environmental Engineering (selected by the vice president for Administration and Finance or designee); one administrator from Academic Affairs (appointed by the provost and vice president for Academic Affairs); and two students (appointed by the president of the Student Government Association). The vice president for Administration and Finance or designee (ex officio) shall identify other voting and ex officio members, making every effort to ensure that areas relating to University Master Planning are represented. The director of Environmental Health and Safety and the assistant director of Facilities Planning shall function as support staff to the committee. The chair and vice chair of the committee shall be a faculty member elected annually by the membership. Terms of service shall be three years, staggered, with the exception of the student members, who shall serve for one year.


Duties and Responsibilities

  1. To review short-range as well as long-range issues related to land use, facilities planning, and future development of the campus, including protection and preservation of natural resources on the campus.
  2. To make recommendations to the president regarding matters of aesthetics and suitability for minor projects and modifications of the campus landscape, utilities, and building exteriors.
  3. To review signage, site furniture, public art, and some temporary installations.
  4. To serve as a clearinghouse for communication to the campus community.

Committee Guidance

Facilities Planning & Construction – University Master Planning Committee Policy for Electronic Voting (requires login with NID and password)


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