From the University Senate Bylaws, Article VII. Committees:
Section 12. Committee on Faculty Affairs
- The Committee on Faculty Affairs shall be composed of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost; the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration ; one staff senator; and at least eleven (11) faculty members as follows: two (2) members each from College of Arts and Sciences, from the J. Mack Robinson College of Business, and from the College of Education; one (1) member each from the College of Law, the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, the Institute of Public Health, and the University Library; with the remainder elected at large. In addition, the Director of Affirmative Action, the AVP for Human Resources, the University Ombudsman, the AVP for Auxiliary and Support Services, and the representative of the Emeriti Association will attend as non-voting members.
- The duties of this committee shall be to review and recommend to the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost and to the University Senate policies which relate to faculty members and their welfare, including recruitment; faculty development; faculty research; academic freedom; promotion and tenure; leaves; compensation programs; health, life insurance programs, and other fringe benefits; and retirement.
- The committee shall elect a chair within ten (10) working days after the election of a new committee.