Employee Benefits Committee

Purpose & Function:

The Employee Benefits Committee advises the Vice President for Business Affairs and ultimately the President of the University on employment benefit issues that affect the University community.


Membership & Selection:

Members should have a total University viewpoint and interest to assure that recommendations will contribute to the accomplishment of the objectives of the University.

Care should be taken to ensure that the group is representative of various demographics, such as age, gender, family status, etc.

Associate Vice President for Human Resources (non-voting Chair)
Vice President for Business Affairs
One representative of the Faculty Senate
One representative of the Professional Staff Senate
One representative of the Support Staff Senate
One full-time faculty member at large
One administrative or professional staff member at large
One support staff member at large

Representatives of the senates are elected by their respective senates.

At-large representatives are appointed by the President of the University.

Term:

Elected and appointed members - three years with possibility of renewal for one additional, consecutive term.

Meetings:

Meetings are held at least twice a year.

Reports To:

Vice President for Business Affairs.

History:

11/08/02 - Established by the President of the University as recommended by the Policy Committee of the University
05/14/08 - Director of the Institute for Health and Wellness added to the committee by the Vice President for Business Affairs
08/18/09 - Director of the Institute for Health and Wellness was removed from the membership
07/01/13 - Title changed from Assistant Vice President for Human Resources to Associate Vice President for Human Resources