2.8(14) Committee on Lectures Charter

(Amended 5/07; 6/09; 7/13; 4/17)

Effective April 2017, this charter has been revised. For individual changes, see the redlined version. 

  1. Membership. Confirmed by the Vice President for Student Life:
    1. Three members appointed by the governing body of the faculty, currently the Faculty Senate;
    2. Ten members appointed by the governing body of the students, currently for the purposes of this committee, the joint nominations committee of the UISG and GPSG;
    3. One member appointed by the governing body of the staff, currently the Staff Council.
    4. Committee is chaired by a student; chair selection is made by the joint nominations committee of the UISG and GPSG.
  2. Charge to the Committee.
    1. The Committee shall be governed by the terms of the General Charter.
    2. In addition, the Committee shall be responsible for:
      1. Selecting speakers for the University Lecture Series with the goal of presenting a balanced slate of speakers who will deal with topics of wide interest. Before making the selection, the Committee shall solicit and consider suggestions from all interested parties;
      2. Advising on and assisting in arrangements for lectures;
      3. Coordinating its activities with other appropriate programming groups on campus;
      4. Ensuring that the Regents Speakers Policy (BRPM 4.2) is adhered to in events under its jurisdiction.

(See also the Committee on Lectures website.)