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6.2.11 Library Committee (F, U)

Approved (before 1980) by Academic Council; Revised and approved by Academic Council May 3, 2012; revised April 16, 2014


The University of the Pacific Faculty Library Committee is the primary body designed to encourage and facilitate faculty utilization of and planning for library services. The committee communicates to the University community the needs, problems, and the progress of library services. The committee may make recommendations with regard to Library services, facilities, budget, and personnel.

The Library Committee consists of the following members: Three from the College of the Pacific, representing the humanities, natural sciences, and social and behavioral sciences or SIS; and one from each of the professional schools on the Stockton campus plus one from the Dugoni School of Dentistry (faculty members are nominated and elected by their respective faculties for three-year overlapping terms. Faculty members are replaced so as to maintain the balanced representation described above); a graduate student named by the Graduate Students' Association and an undergraduate student named by ASUOP are appointed for one-year terms.

The Dean of the Graduate School, the Dean of the University Library, the Assistant Dean of the Law Library, and the Convener of the Library Faculty are ex officio, voting members.