Article 9:
Administrative Committees

9.1 Council of Deans 

9.1.1 Composition 

9.1.1.1 The council of deans shall consist of: the executive vice president and provost, chair; the vice provosts; the deans; the dean of the University Libraries and such additional academic personnel as the executive vice president and provost and deans shall deem appropriate and necessary to the work of the council. 

9.1.1.2 The council members are directly responsible to the executive vice president and provost. 

9.1.2 Duties 

9.1.2.1 To act as an advisory body to the executive vice president and provost concerning all matters relating to university administration as it affects academic matters.

9.1.2.2 To serve as a liaison body between the units of the university that they represent and among constituent parts of their respective units. 

9.1.2.3 To initiate policy and to transfer recommendations of academic policy to the president's staff and the University Council. 

Proposed amendment approved by University Council 04/03/2019.
Proposed amendment approved by University Council 04/29/2020.

Contact Us

University Council
Altgeld Hall 103

Kendall Thu
President, Faculty Senate
Chair, University Council
815-753-9306
kthu@niu.edu

Pat Erickson
Administrative Assistant
815-753-1732
pje@niu.edu

Steven Howell
Faculty Personnel Advisor
showell2@niu.edu

Linda Saborío
Faculty Advisory Council to the IBHE
lsaborio@niu.edu

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