Committees

This committee shall: a. advocate and monitor proper adherence to the P&S Policies and Procedures for P&S employees; b. provide a confidential forum for P&S employees relative to employee rights and responsibilities issues; c. provide information to P&S employees relative to employee rights and responsibilities issues, with referral to pertinent university offices, as appropriate; d. work with Human Resource Services, as appropriate, to effect resolution to employee rights and responsibilities issues. The committee shall keep the Council informed of any employee rights issues and problems. An annual report of activities will be prepared by the committee at the end of the council year. Status reports will be made to the Council as needed or upon request by the Council President.

This committee shall explore, promote and coordinate activities that enhance interaction and communication within the Professional and Scientific staff membership. The committee shall also identify appropriate public relations efforts and coordinate information from the Council to our constituents. Potential activities and programs will be presented to the Council for approval.

This committee shall regularly assess the value and effectiveness of the P&S policies and procedures and their implementation and shall work with appropriate personnel to develop and recommend any revisions or strategies that best serve the interests of the employees and the university. These recommendations will be presented to the Council for approval with subsequent submission to the Cabinet and ultimate approval by the Board of Regents.

2012 Approved P&S Policies and Procedures (footnotes included)

This committee shall regularly assess the implementation of the Professional and Scientific policies and procedures as related to salary, fringe benefits, and promotions, and shall work with appropriate personnel to develop strategies to best serve P&S employees and the university; these policies and recommendations will be presented to the Council for approval and/or discussion.

This committee shall primarily be responsible for the maintenance of the P&S Council web site, updating, revising and adding information as necessary. The committee shall also coordinate other communications for the P&S Council, as necessary.