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Academic & Curricular Affairs Committees
The Academic Planning Council (APC) is designed to monitor the quality and assist in the ongoing development of UNO's academic programs and units through the academic program review process. The reviews are coordinated with required program review reports prepared for the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education. Learn More.
The Assessment Committee aims at enhancing student learning and improving academic programs. Academic assessment at UNO is intended to be inclusive and representative of various disciplines across campus. Learn More.
The Educational Policy Advisory Committee (EPAC) serves as a campus-wide curriculum committee. The EPAC advises the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs about most curricular activities. These activities include, but are not limited to, proposals for new programs, courses, and major course revisions. EPAC review of proposed curricular changes takes place subsequent to college, and department or school reviews. Major revisions of existing courses include changes in level, credit hours, purpose and scope, content, or method of instruction. When submitting curriculum changes or new courses proposals, first examine the schedules for all committees. Learn More.
Members are all UNO graduate faculty elected by their respective colleges. The UNO Graduate Council serves as the legislative and decision-making body of the UNO Graduate Faculty and as an advisory body to the Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean for Graduate Studies. Learn More.
The University Committee on Research and Creative Activity (UCRCA) expands the capacity for research and creative activity at UNO. UCRCA members represent each of the colleges and various departments across the campus—and are recommended for appointment by the Faculty Senate to serve three-year terms. Funding for UCRCA comes from Facilities and Administrative Costs resulting from external grant and contract funding. Learn More.
Educational Resources & Services Committees
The Digital Learning Directors Committee shall be responsible for reviewing and recommending the policies, procedures, infrastructure and strategic planning for distance education. Learn More.
The University Committee on Library and Learning Resources is responsible for reviewing and recommending policies and procedures pertaining to the functions and services of the Criss Library. Learn More.
Students, faculty/staff and visitors who receive a parking violation at UNO have the option to appeal the violation within 30 days of the issuance of the violation. Learn More.
The University Committee on Technology Resources and Services shall be responsible for reviewing and recommending policies, procedures, and strategic planning affecting computing services and resources. Learn More.
Faculty Personnel & Welfare Committees
This committee, composed of five tenured and two non-tenured members of the UNO faculty, will sit on all cases covered by sections 4.14 of the Bylaws of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska. Learn More.
The University Committee on Athletics is responsible for reviewing and recommending policies and procedures on matters pertaining to intercollegiate athletics. Learn More.
The University Committee on Excellence in Teaching is responsible for the selection of the recipients of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Excellence in Teaching Award. The committee shall make its recommendations to the chancellor. Learn More.
The entire senate shall elect a seven-member Committee on Faculty Grievances to fulfill the grievance functions of the senate, and this committee shall have the powers and duties outlined in Section 4.13 of the Bylaws of the Board of Regents. Learn More.
Preside over hearings conducted as part of the disciplinary procedures or sexual misconduct procedures. Learn More.
The Professional Conduct Committee works to maintain the integrity of all faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO). Learn More.
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Goals & Direction Committees
The committee shall acquire detailed knowledge of the budget and expenditures of the entire University of Nebraska System and shall act as a source of information and independent opinion for the faculty senate. Learn More.
The Campus Compliance Committee assists in providing leadership and support in promoting a culture of institutional compliance at UNO. The Committee discusses current campus/University compliance related initiatives, new and/or challenging regulatory requirements, and identifies compliance-related risks and/or opportunities for improvement. Perhaps of most interest to Faculty Senate, the Campus Compliance Committee is tasked with the responsibility of being the first “set of eyes” on any new and/or revised draft campus policies in accordance with our campus policy development and approval process. Learn More.
UNO's Sustainability Committee, formed in October 2013, is a group appointed by the Chancellor to promote sustainability efforts on the UNO campus and serve to advise the Administration on sustainability-related matters. Learn More.
The University Committee on Facilities Planning reviews plans and makes recommendations about the physical growth of the university. Learn More.
The University Parking and Transportation Committee shall be responsible for advising and assisting the Manager of Support Services in reviewing and recommending policies relative to the overall parking situation on the UNO campus. Learn More.
This committee shall be responsible for reviewing and recommending policies and procedures regarding student life outside the classrooms, student rights, student responsibilities, and student services. The committee shall have review of, but not necessarily be limited to, student discipline, student counseling, extracurricular student activities, student government, student health, admission and registration procedures, financial aid, and veterans affairs. Learn More.
Professional Development Committees
The University Committee for the Advancement of Teaching (UCAT) oversees the application and review process for a number of faculty grants. Learn More.
Faculty Senate Committees
The responsibilities of the committee shall include those matters which pertain to policies involving the academic life of the university, coordination of curricular review procedures, faculty competence, admission policies, academic honors, calendar and commencements, and examinations and testing. In addition, the committee shall have oversight responsibility for university committees on academic standards, admissions, honors and awards, commencement and honors, and calendar, and any other such committees as directed by the Executive Council. Learn More.
AFCON is a coalition of Nebraska educational and literary organizations that have come together to promote academic freedom in Nebraska. "Academic freedom" is defined as intellectual freedom in educational and research contexts, and includes freedoms of belief and expression, as well as access to information and ideas. Learn More.
The UNO American Association of University Professors (AAUP) chapter is a non-profit professional organization whose general purpose is to maintain and advance professional standards within higher education. In doing so, we believe that we will serve the best interests of society by protecting the time-honored American tradition of academic freedom and tenure and shared institutional governance. Learn More.
The Committee on Rules shall serve as a broad coordinating body for the faculty senate. The committee shall take an active role in the delegation of issues to appropriate committees. The Committee on Rules shall also be responsible to the faculty senate for recommending faculty for membership on university committees, standing committees, faculty committees, and ad hoc and advisory committees. Learn More.
The following information should be used as a guide for creating and updating digital communications. This guide is not all inclusive, but contains the main elements of web standards and best practices that should be used when editing/creating content for all official UNO digital communications channels. Learn More.
The responsibilities of the committee shall include those matters which pertain to policies involving the library, computer usage, international programs, and any other educational programs, resources, or services. In addition, the committee shall have oversight responsibility for the university committees on library and educational resources, computer usage, international programs, and special education, and any other such committees as directed by the Executive Council. Learn More.
The responsibilities of the committee shall include those matters which pertain to faculty working conditions and teaching loads, academic privileges and responsibilities, academic freedom and tenure, and the coordination of grievance procedures throughout the university. In addition, this committee shall have oversight responsibility for the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee, the Faculty Grievance Committee, the Professional Conduct Committee, and any other such committees as directed by the Executive Council. Learn More.
The responsibilities of the committee shall include those matters which pertain to the future and development of the university, the public image of the university and community acceptance of higher education, development of grant and endowment policies, campus planning and utilization of facilities, academic implications of budgets and finance, and goals and mission of the institution. In addition, the committee shall have oversight responsibility for university committees on planning, student affairs, and athletics, and any other such committees as directed by the Executive Council. Learn More.
The responsibilities of the committee shall include those matters which pertain to policies involving professional growth, development of research and teaching facilities, sabbaticals, and faculty development. In addition, the committee shall have oversight responsibility for the university committees on research and faculty development, and any other such committees as directed by the Executive Council. Learn More.