Councils & members

General Faculty Organization councils & members

The faculty of the University of Washington Bothell is the campus' governing body, under Section 23-41 of the Faculty Code. Below is a summary of all councils of the GFO:

Other Elected & Appointed Representatives

The UW Bothell General Faculty Organization (GFO), through agreement with and funding from the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, provides course releases for service as specified in the GFO Course Release Policy document.

GFO Officers

  • GFO Chair, David Socha
  • GFO Vice Chair, Keith Nitta

Executive Council 

Name Affiliation Term
Keith Nitta, EC Chair Vice-Chair, GFO 2019-20
David Socha Chair, GFO 2019-20
Vacancy Past Chair, GFO 2019-20
Surya Pathak Business 2018-20
Jason Naranjo Educational Studies 2019-21
Alice Pederson FYPP 2019-21
Minda Martin IAS 2019-21
Nora Kenworthy Nursing and Health Studies 2019-21
SeungKeun Choi STEM 2018-20

Purpose

The Executive Council (EC) is an elected faculty council of the GFO.  Its responsibilities shall be to advise the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors on matters involving academic policy, including priorities, strategic planning, resource and salary allocation, and budgets; and policy regarding faculty promotion and tenure (Sec. 23-45B ).  Additionally, the EC shall advise the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors on the development and implementation of the campus vision statement, and on the general welfare of the campus.  It is expected that the substantial study and deliberation of matters concerning promotion and tenure policy, faculty affairs, academic standards, and the curriculum be undertaken in the campus councils having jurisdiction over these matters as described in Articles VI,   VII, VIII and IX and referred to the EC for final review.  It shall be the responsibility of the EC to ensure that such advice conforms with the broadly defined will of the faculty and, time permitting, to refer to the membership of the GFO questions on which the faculty’s will is substantially unknown or unclear.  The EC shall report regularly to the GFO, and as completely as is possible, consistent with the occasional need for confidentiality in its advisory role to the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors.

EC meeting schedule

The EC schedule for this academic year is provided below.

Meetings are held from 8:45- 10:45 am.

Autumn quarter 2019

  • October 8 -  Rose Room (Joint EC/CCPB meeting)
  • October 22 – UW1 361
  • November 5 - UW1 361
  • November 19 - UW1 361
  • December 3 - UW1 361

Winter quarter 2020

  • January 14– UW2 327
  • January 28 – UW2 327
  • February 11 - UW2 327
  • February 25 - UW2 327

Spring quarter 2020

  • April 7 - UW2 327
  • April 21 - UW2 327
  • May 5 –UW2 327
  • May 19 – UW2 327
  • June 2 – UW2 327 (as needed)

Campus Council on Academic Standards & Curriculum

Members

Name Affiliation Term
Grace Lasker, Chair Nursing and Health Studies 2019-20
Ceri Nishihara Business 2018-20
Cheryl Gordon Educational Studies 2018-20
Avery Shinneman FYPP 2019-21
Rob Turner IAS 2019-21
Hazeline Asuncion STEM 2019-21

 

 

 

 

 

Purpose

A.  Academic Standards:  The Campus Council on Academic Standards and Curriculum (CCASC) shall serve as deliberative and advisory body to the GFO Executive Council on matters pertaining to the revision of existing degrees, majors, minors, and concentrations. This council has responsibility to assure that academic standards are maintained – and that a record of changes be kept – as they pertain to the UW Bothell schools and campus. Within this area of jurisdiction, the Campus Council on Academic Standards and Curriculum:

  1. shall provide advice and information as requested by the GFO Chair and GFO Executive Council;
  2. may on its own initiative prepare proposals or resolutions for submission to the GFO Executive Council;
  3. may appoint such ad hoc committees as may be required for the effective pursuit of its work;
  4. may request such information and assistance as may be required in the effective pursuit of its work;
  5. shall submit to the GFO Chair any report for transmission to the GFO Executive Council.

B.  Campus Level Review of Proposals for New Courses and Course Changes:   The Campus Council on Academic Standards and Curriculum shall review all course changes proposed by the academic units and by the Faculty Oversight Committee on University Studies (FOCUS), including the creation of new courses and modification or deletion of exiting courses.  It shall consider the general appropriateness of proposed actions in the context of campus-wide programs, services to students, and the campus mission.  It will review each course and its preparation for entry into the University of Washington course catalogue – and its final review by the University Curriculum Review Committee. When appropriate, it shall return proposals to the originating academic unit with requests for modifications.  Upon approval, it shall forward recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor for Academic Affairs, who then forwards them to the University Curriculum Review Committee for final action.

Reference info​rmation

CCASC meeting schedule

The CCASC meeting schedule is provided below.

Autumn quarter 2019

  •  September 27, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - UW2 327
  • October 11, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - ZOOM meeting
  • October 25, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - ZOOM meeting
  • Novemeber 8, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - ZOOM meeting
  • November 22, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - ZOOM meeting
  • December 6, 2019, 3:00 - 5:00 pm - ZOOM meeting

Winter quarter 2020

  • TBD
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Spring quarter 2020

  • TBD

Campus Council on Promotion & Tenure

Members

Name Affliation Term
Becca Price, Chair At-large Representative 2018-20
Min Chen STEM 2018-20
Camelia Bejan Business 2019-21
Carrie Tzou Educational Studies 2019-21
Martha Groom IAS 2019-21
Jody Early Nursing & Health Studies 2019-21
Wadiya Udell At-large Representative 2019-21

Purpose

A.  Promotion and tenure:  The Campus Council on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Affairs, as an elected council of the UW Bothell faculty, shall advise the Vice-Chancellor, as Chief Academic Officer, on cases  involving promotion and tenure of the faculty in accordance with Sections 24-54C and 25-41B of the UW Handbook, and on appointments when consultation is needed.  In formulating its advice on promotion and tenure, it is directed to study the whole record of candidates in accordance with the broad criteria established in the UW Handbook.  It shall also be the responsibility of the Campus Council on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Affairs to review and, if necessary, propose changes to policies and procedures related to campus-level implementation of University appointment, promotion, and tenure policy in accordance with Section 13-23A.5 and 13-31A.4 and A.5. of the UW Handbook.  Proposed changes shall be referred to the GFO Executive Council, which shall determine whether to refer the proposed changes to the GFO for approval.

B. Faculty affairs:  The Campus Council on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Affairs shall serve as deliberative and advisory body to the GFO Executive Council on all matters of policy relating to the interests of the faculty of UW Bothell, including salaries, professional leave, mentoring, professional development, and standards of academic performance.  Within this area of jurisdiction, the Campus Council on Promotion, Tenure and Faculty Affairs

  1. shall provide advice and information as requested by the GFO Chair and GFO Executive Council.
  2. may on its own initiative prepare proposals or resolutions for submission to the GFO Executive Council;
  3. may appoint such ad hoc committees as may be required for the effective pursuit of its work;
  4. may request such information and assistance as may be required in the effective pursuit of its work;
  5. shall submit to the GFO Chair any report for transmission to the GFO Executive Council.
     

CCPT reference manual


CCPT meeting schedule

The CCPT schedule for this academic year is provided below.

Autumn quarter 2019

  • October 28, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm - UW1 361
  • November 5, 2019, 9:00 - 10:00 am, UW2 327
  • November 6, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, UW2 327
  • November 8, 2019, 12:00 - 2:00 pm, UW1 211B
  • November 12, 2019, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, UW2 327
  • November 13, 2019, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, UW2 327
  • November 12, 2019, 4:00 - 6:00 pm, UW2 327
  • December 3, 2019, 10:00 - 11:00 am, DISC 352F
  • December 6, 2109, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, UW1 211B
  • December 11, 2019, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, UW1 370

Winter quarter 2020

  • TBD

Spring quarter 2020

  • TBD

Campus Council on Planning & Budget

Name Affiliation Term
David Socha, Chair Chair, GFO 2019-20
Keith Nitta Vice Chair, GFO 2019-20
P.K. Sen Business 2019-22
TBD Educational Studies 2019-22
Julie Shayne FYPP 2019-22
Shauna Carlisle IAS 2019-22
Jamie Shirley Nursing and Health Studies 2019-22
Mike Stiber STEM 2019-22
Chancellor Wolf Yeigh UW Bothell Chancellor Ex-officio
VCAA Sharon Jones Vice Chancellor, Academic Affairs Ex-officio
Acting VCAP Gowri Shankar Vice Chancellor, Planning & Administration Ex-officio
TBD Planning & Administration Ex-officio
Segan Jobe Planning & Administration Ex-officio

Purpose

A.  Planning and Budgeting:  The Campus Council on Planning and Budgeting (CCPB) serves as an advisory board to the EC on long-range strategic planning, preparation of budgets, and distribution of funds as they relate to issues of concern to faculty.   

General responsibilities of the Campus Council on Planning & Budgeting include:

  1. Provide advice and detailed reviews of planning and budget materials as requested by the GFO Chair and GFO Executive Council;
  2. Prepare detailed budget reviews and/or related process resolutions for submission to the GFO Executive Council;
  3. Appoint ad hoc committees as may be required for the effective pursuit of its work;
  4. Provide detailed input on specific budget requests, academic strategy, and long-term campus planning related to campus growth strategies – including enrollment management; procurement of new, and use of, existing facilities; budget reviews of proposed and existing campus Centers, and other planning and budget issues of importance to faculty;
  5. Collaborate with administrative representatives with responsibility and/or expertise in budget processes;
  6. Provide quarterly reviews of the budget process and status to EC;
  7. Invite representatives of the campus to provide information, discuss issues, and/or provide guidance critical to planning and budgeting;
  8. Submit and present an Annual Planning and Budget report to the GFO Executive Council – and upon Executive Council approval – provide this report to the GFO membership at-large.

B.  Planning and Budget Review:  The CCPB shall provide quarterly updates and reviews of the campus-level budgeting process.  It shall compile an Annual CCPB Planning and Budget report to the EC that provides an overview of the budget process for a given year; specific budget strategies used; justifications for the annual budget; review of long-term budget strategies and priorities for future allocations; and other materials of interest to the faculty as appropriate.  Consultation with the UW Faculty Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting (SCPB) may occur as appropriate to communicate overall University of Washington planning and budgeting strategies. 

CCPB meeting schedule

The CCPB schedule for this academic year is provided below.

Meetings are held from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm.

Autumn quarter 2019

  • October 8, 2019 - Rose Room (Joint EC/CCPB meeting)
  • November 6, 2019 - UW2 327
  • December 4, 2019 - UW2 327

Winter quarter 2020

  • January 29, 2020 - UW2 327
  • February 19, 2020 - UW2 327
  • March 18, 2020 - UW2 327

Spring quarter 2020

  • April 8, 2020 - UW2 327
  • April 29, 2020 - UW2 327
  • May 20, 2020 - UW2 327
  • June 10, 2020 - UW2 327

Campus Council on Assessment & Learning

Name Affliation Term
Alex Musselman, Chair STEM 2018-20
Daryl Manullang Business 2018-20
Rejoice Akapame Educational Studies 2018-20
Charity Lovitt FYPP 2019-21
Kristin Gustafson IAS 2019-21
Stoerm Anderson Nursing and Health Studies 2019-21
Kara Adams Community-Based Learning & Research Ex-officio
Andreas Brockhaus Digital Learning & Innovation (previously Learning Technologies) Ex-officio
Terry Hill Student Affairs Ex-officio
Leslie Hurst Teaching & Learning / Library Ex-officio

Purpose 

A.  Assessment and Learning: The Campus Council on Assessment and Learning (CCAL) serves as an advisory board to the EC regarding implementation, revision, and assessment of campus-level student learning goals and proficiencies.

General responsibilities of the Campus Council on Assessment and Learning include:

B.  Assessment and Learning Reviews:  The CCAL shall provide quarterly updates and reviews of the campus-level student learning goals, processes and outcomes as they relate to the academic mission and goals of UWB and their relationship to the University of Washington at-large. It shall compile an Annual Report on Assessment and Learning that will be provided to the EC describing assessment and learning issues of interest to EC and the GFO. Consultation with the Faculty Council on Teaching and Learning (FCTL) from the UWS Faculty Senate may occur as appropriate to communicate overall University of Washington assessment and learning strategies and goals.  Support may be provided to individual schools and/or the campus at-large in response to accreditation and/or other requests related to the assessment of student learning goals and specific learning objectives.

CCAL meeting schedule

The CCAL schedule for this academic year is provided below.

Autumn quarter 2019

  • October 1, 2019, UW1 370
  • November 5, 2019, UW2 327
  • December 3, 2019, UW1 370

Winter quarter 2020

  • TBD

Spring quarter 2020

  • TBD

Other elected & appointed representatives

Academic Oversight Council

  • Cinnamon Hillyard - Director, FYPP
  • Jennifer Atkinson - IAS
  • Wayne Au - Educational Studies
  • Emily Gismervig - STEM
  • Juan Camillo Gomez - Business
  • Kris Kellejian - IAS

Faculty Council on Tri-Campus Policy (FCTCP)

  • Sharon Jones, VCAA - [Ex Officio]
  • Keith Nitta, Vice Chair GFO
  • Cinnamon Hillyard, IAS
  • Antony Smith, ES
  • Robin Angotti, Faculty Senate Chair

UW Senators

Term ends 15 Sept. 2020

  • Andrew Abian - STEM
  • Charlie Collins - IAS
  • Shauna Carlisle - IAS
  • Lori Robins - STEM
  • David Sommerfeld - STEM
  • Jong Yoon - STEM

UW Senate Committee on Planning & Budgeting

  • Robin Angotti, Faculty Senate Chair

UW Faculty Council on Faculty Affairs

  • Dan Jacoby

UW Faculty Council on Teaching and Learning

  • Jody Early, NHS
  • Kristin Gustafson, IAS

UW Faculty Appeals Board

  • Nancy Kool

UW Faculty Council on Educational Outreach

  • Bill Erdly

UW Graduate School Council

  • Shima Abadi, STEM
  • Susan Harewood, IAS

UW Special Committee on Legislative Matters

  • Bill Erdly - STEM, CSS