Councils, Members & Meeting Schedules

University of Washington Bothell GFO Councils

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 General Faculty Organization (GFO):

The UW Bothell GFO provides course releases for service as specified in the GFO Course Release Policy.


Executive Council 

Members

Name Affiliation Term
Jason Naranjo, Chair Vice Chair, GFO 2020-21
Keith Nitta Chair, GFO 2020-21
David Socha Past Chair, GFO 2020-21
Surya Pathak Business 2019-21
Tyson Marsh Educational Studies 2020-22
Julie Shayne FYPP 2020-22
Santiago Lopez IAS 2020-22
Nora Kenworthy Nursing & Health Studies 2019-21
Shima Abadi STEM 2020-22

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 - 2020/21 Academic Year

EC meetings ARE subject to the Open Public Meetings Act

Meetings will be held on the following Tuesdays, 8:45 - 10:45am:

Autumn Quarter 2020

  • October 13, 2020 via Zoom - for agenda and further meeting details CLICK HERE.
  • October 27, 2020 via Zoom - for agenda and further meeting details CLICK HERE.
  • November 10, 2020 via Zoom
  • December 1, 2020 via Zoom

Winter Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Spring Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Campus Council on Academic Standards & Curriculum

Members

Name Affiliation Term
Grace Lasker, Chair Nursing & Health Studies 2020-22
Ceri Nishihara Business 2020-22
Cheryl Gordon Educational Studies 2020-22
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 - 2020/21 Academic Year

CCASC meetings ARE NOT subject to the Open Public Meetings Act.

Autumn Quarter 2020

Meetings will be held on the following Thursdays, 1-3pm, via Zoom

  • September 24, 2020 (Course submission deadline: September 18) 
  • October 8, 2020 (Course submission dealine: October 1)
  • October 22, 2020 (Course submission deadline: October 15)
  • November 5, 2020 (Course submission deadline: October 29)
  • November 19, 2020 (Course submission deadline: November 12)
  • December 3, 2020 (Course submission deadline: November 26)

Winter Quarter 2021

  • TBD 

Spring Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Campus Council on Promotion & Tenure

Members

Name Affliiation Term
Carrie Tzou, Chair Educational Studies 2019-21
Ying Li Business 2020-21
Shauna Carlisle IAS 2020-22
Mabel Ezeonwu Nursing & Health Studies 2020-22
Min Chen STEM 2020-22
Lauren Berliner At-large Representative 2020-22
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.

Reference Information

CCPT Meeting Schedule - 2020/21 Academic Year

CCPT meetings ARE NOT subject to the Open Public Meetings Act.

Autumn Quarter 2020

  • October 19, 10am - 12pm via Zoom

Winter Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Spring Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Campus Council on Planning & Budget

Members

Name Affiliation Term
David Socha, Chair Past Chair, GFO 2020-21
Keith Nitta Chair, GFO 2020-21
Jason Naranjo Vice Chair, GFO 2020-21
P.K. Sen Business 2019-22
Peter Brooks FYPP 2019-22
Shauna Carlisle IAS 2019-22
Selina Mohammen (Autumn rep)
Nora Kenworthy (Winter & Spring rep)
Nursing & Health Studies and Educational Studies 2018-21
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 CCPT 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 - 2020/21 Academic Year

CCPB meetings ARE subject to the Open Public Meetings Act.

Meetings will be held on the following Wednesdays, 11am - 12:30pm:

Autumn Quarter 2020

  • October 14, 2020, via Zoom - for agenda and further meeting details Click Here.
  • November 4, 2020, via Zoom
  • December 2, 2020 via Zoom

Winter Quarter 2020

  • TBD

Spring Quarter 2021

  • TBD

Campus Council on Assessment & Learning

Members

Name Affiliation Term
Alex Musselman, Chair STEM 2020-22
Andrea Anthony Business 2020-22
Sarita Shukla Educational Studies 2020-22
Charity Lovitt FYPP 2019-21
Kristin Gustafson IAS 2019-21
Stoerm Anderson Nursing & Health Studies 2019-21
Kara Adams Community-Based Learning & Research Ex-officio
Penelope Moon Digital Learning & Engagement Ex-officio
Terry Hill Student Affairs Ex-officio
Leslie Hurst Teaching & Learning / Library Ex-officio
Karen Rosenberg Writing and Communications Center Ex-officio
Daniel Nyachuba Institutional Research  Ex-officio
Adrian Sinkler Instituional Research  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 - 2020/21 Academic Year

CCAL meetings ARE NOT subject to the Open Public Meetings Act.

Autumn quarter 2020

  • October 13, 12-2pm via Zoom 
  • November 3, 12-2pm via Zoom 
  • December 8, 9-11am via Zoom 

Winter quarter 2021

  • TBD

Spring quarter 2021


Other Elected & Appointed Representatives

UW Faculty Senators

(Term: Sep 16, 2020 - Sep 15, 2020) 

  • Sundar Balakrishnan - Business
  • ​Shauna Carlisle - IAS
  • Charlie Collins - IAS 
  • ​Karam Dana - IAS 
  • Tadesse Ghirmai - STEM
  • Mark Kochanski - STEM

Faculty Council on Tri-Campus Policy (FCTCP)

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

UW Senate Committee on Planning & Budgeting

  • Robin Angotti, Faculty Senate Chair

UW Faculty Affairs Council

  • Karam Dana

UW Faculty Council on Teaching and Learning

  • Sri Devi Duvvuri, Business
  • ​Kristin Gustafson, IAS

UW Faculty Appeals Board

  • Nancy Kool

UW Graduate School Council

  • Shima Abadi, STEM
  • Susan Harewood, IAS

UW Women in Academia Council

  • Lauren Lichty, IAS

UW University Libraries Council

  • Sundar Balakrishnan

UW University Facilities & Services Council

  • Bill Erdly, STEM 

UW Student Affairs Council

  • Clark Musselman, STEM

UW Research Council

  • Thomas Humphries, STEM

UW Multicultural Affairs Council

  • Pietro Paparella, STEM

UW Academic Standards Council

  • Yusuf Pisan, STEM