Chair, Organization and Government Committee

Bethany Shifflett


Office: Kinesiology, SSC 506

ZIP: 0054
Campus Phone: x43016

Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation, University of Iowa, 1983


M.A. in Physical Education, University of Iowa, 1979


B.S. in Physical Education, Southern Connecticut State College, 1976

Chairs of Senate Policy Committees, (1) as members of the Executive Committee, shall maintain liaison between their respective committees and the Executive Committee, and shall consult the Executive Committee regarding policy proposals, policy review, and other matters in the area of their committee's responsibility which may be brought before the Senate. (2) as chairs of their respective committees, they shall preside at meetings, shall review existing policies in the area of their committee's responsibility and suggest appropriate revisions, shall take care that operating committees reporting to their committee meet and conduct business, and shall direct committee operations, seeing that minutes are taken and filed with the Senate office, agendas sent, policies.

Organization and Government Committee—Considers problems related to and prepares recommendations regarding governance of the University, including revisions of the Senate Constitution and By-Laws, and the structure and power of colleges and departments. This committee is also responsible for reviews and recommendations regarding the charges and functions and creation or abolishment of University and Senate committees (along with the Committee on Committees).