College elections

MEMORANDUM

TO:                      College of Engineering Faculty
FROM:                Judy Jin, Chair, Nominating Committee
DATE:                 October 16, 2017
SUBJECT:          Suggestions for College Committee Membership Nomination

On behalf of the College Nominating Committee, I would like to invite you to nominate colleagues or yourself for the College Executive Committee, College Rules Committee, and College representative to the Senate Assembly.  Listed below are the membership needs for the three elected committees and Ombuds position:

The Executive Committee has two (2) vacancies.  (6 members serving 3-year terms.)  Current members are: Professors E. Atkins (AERO), V. Bertacco (CSE), Fessler (ECE), W. Martin (NERS), P. Samson (CLaSP), and A. Violi (ME). The terms of Professors Martin and Samson will expire this academic year. (Professor Samson is serving as the replacement for Professor J. Lynch’s final year of his term.)

Only tenured full professors are eligible to serve on this committee.  This year, their primary appointment cannot be in AERO, CSE, ECE, or ME, since these departments / divisions are already represented.

The Faculty Rules Committee has one (1) vacancy.  (3 members serving 3-year terms.)  Current members are: Professors M. Keyserling (IOE), K. Kurabayashi (ME), and Q. Stout (CSE).  The term of Professor Keyserling will expire this academic year.

Any member of the governing faculty of CoE is eligible.  This includes tenure-track faculty, research scientists and research professors, lecturers of more than one-year standing, and professors of practice.

The Senate Assembly has two (2) vacancies this year.  (6 members serving 3-year terms.)  Current members are: Professors M. Atzmon (NERS), E. Kannatety-Asibu (ME), R. Larson (ChE), D. Noll (BME), J. Schwank (ChE), and M. Shtein (MSE).  The terms of Professors Atzmon and Schwank will expire this academic year.

Any member of the faculty senate who has more than a 50% appointment in CoE is eligible.  This includes tenure-track faculty, research scientists and research professors.

The Ombuds has no vacancy this year.

The Nominating Committee appointed to develop a proposed election ballot is composed of the following: Professors J. Grotberg (BME), J. Jin (IOE), W. Manchester (CLaSP), R. Michalowski (CEE), K. Saitou (ME), K. Sakallah (CSE), and F. Ulaby (ECE).

The Committee would appreciate receiving your nominations by Monday, November 13, 2017.  Please email your suggestions to the Nominating Committee at coenomcom@umich.edu.  All names will remain confidential until the nominees accept being listed on the ballot.

A draft of the on-line ballot and biographical sketches will be made available to you prior to the February 2018 College faculty meeting at http://vote.umich.edu.

Thank you for nominating candidates for the College committees.

JJ/slh