Health Services Advisory Committee

PURPOSE:

To advise the Director of the Student Health Services.

FUNCTIONS:

  1. To receive and consider suggestions for meeting the health needs of the student body;
  2. To disseminate widely throughout the student body information regarding services available at the University Health Service;
  3. To counsel with the Director of the Student Health Service on any matters pertinent to the Health Service/student body relationship;
  4. To select the endorsed student health insurance plan; and
  5. To receive and consider suggestions for meeting the health needs of the broader University community.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Three elected faculty members, at least two of whom are not members of Faculty Senate;
  • One faculty member in first four years, appointed by the Committee on Committees for a one-year term;
  • Three undergraduate students appointed by Undergraduate Student Government (USG) for one-year terms;
  • One graduate student appointed by Graduate Student Senate (GSS) for a one-year term.

EX OFFICIO:

  • Director of Student Health Service or his/her designee
  • Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Director of International Programs Office or his/her designee

CHAIR:

The chair shall be elected from among the elected or appointed members of the committee, excluding ex officio members (Academic Charter, Article V.B.4).

BALANCE OF REPRESENTATION:

Three of the elected faculty members must be eligible for election to Faculty Senate (Academic Charter, Article V.B).

VOTING RIGHTS:

All elected, appointed and ex officio members have full voting rights. Consultants are non-voting members. (Academic Charter, Article V.B)