Committees & Commissions

Committees and Commission Representation

University Committees:

Appointed by the OSC from candidates submitting committee interest forms

  • Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources Advisory Cmmittee (one representative for a two year term)
  • Athletic Board (one representative for a three year term)
  • Campus Parking Committee (two representatives for a three year term)
  • Campus Security and Environmental Quality Committee (one representative for a two-year term)
  • Community Standards & Student Conduct Advisory Board (one representative for a three-year term)
  • University Benefits Committee (one representative for a three-year term)
  • University Council (one ex-officio member and one alternate for a one-year term)

Presidential Commissions:

In addition, The Office of the President invites nominations of faculty, staff and students for the appointment to the four presidential commissions for academic year 2014-2015. Self nominations are welcome.

  • Presidential Commission on Persons with Disabilities
  • Presidential Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Presidential Commission on the Status of Minorities
  • Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

Forward nominations, including name, classification (faculty, supportive professional staff, operating staff, student), address, email, telephone number and a brief statement summarizing your qualifications and desire to serve to Pat Erickson, Office of the University Council, at pje@niu.edu.


Operating Staff Council Committees:

Any operating staff employees are welcome to submit interest forms for the OSC committees:

  • Personnel/Staff Development/Benefits Committee
  • Public Relations/Activities Committee
  • Elections/Appointments Committee
  • StaffFest Committee 

For more information, call (815) 753-6865 or email hhofst@niu.edu.