2.8(22) Committee on University Safety and Security Charter

(Amended 9/93; 5/01; 5/07; 6/09; 6/10; 7/13)
  1. Membership. Confirmed by the Senior Vice President for Finance and Operations:
    1. Three members appointed by the governing body of the faculty, currently the Faculty Senate;
    2. Three members appointed by the governing body of the students, currently for purposes of this committee, the joint nominations committee of the UISG and GPSG;
    3. Three members appointed by the governing body of the staff, currently the Staff Council.
    4. Committee is chaired by a staff member; chair selection is made by the president of Staff Council.
  2. Charge to the Committee.
    1. The charge to the Committee is to enhance the Department of Public Safety contribution to the education, research, and leadership missions of The University of Iowa.
    2. The Committee shall be governed by the terms of the General Charter.
    3. In addition, the Committee shall:
      1. Review the responsibilities of the Department of Public Safety and advise on how those responsibilities are successfully discharged;
      2. Advise on educational programs regarding safety and security issues that affect faculty, staff, students, visitors, and the general public;
      3. Advise on policies and procedures concerning University interests with respect to safety and security;
      4. Advise on processes for minimizing the likelihood of emergencies, and enhancing response to emergencies;
      5. Review agreements and collaborations with non-University law enforcement agencies and advise on if those various associations are being maintained. 

(See also the Committee on University Safety and Security website.)