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Part 2: Committees
Chapter 3. Standing Committees of the Division

241. 
Senate Awards En 1/31/12
  • A)
    This committee shall consist of seven ordinary members of the Division. It shall also have one undergraduate student representative and one graduate student representative, who shall not have the right to vote except as noted below. The membership shall typically include past award recipients. Am 5/19/20
  • B)
    The Committee shall have the following duties:
    • 1)
      Distinguished Teaching Awards
      • a)
        It shall solicit nominations annually for distinguished teaching awards, and present recommendations for recipients to the Representative Assembly, which shall accept or reject each recommendation.
        • i)
          It shall recommend up to five Academic Senate members, three non-Senate faculty members, and three graduate students.
        • ii)
          For the award to Senate Members, the committee shall recommend up to four members of the Faculties of the undergraduate Colleges, no more than one from each of the following disciplinary areas: arts or humanities; engineering; natural sciences; and social sciences. The committee may recommend one additional member from among the faculties of the graduate and professional schools.
        • iii)
          The undergraduate and graduate student representatives shall have the right to vote on nominees for distinguished teaching awards.
      • b)
        It shall consider general policies that will enlarge the possibilities for distinguished teaching and consider ways to improve the quality of instruction, including methods of evaluation.
    • 2)
      Distinguished Research Awards Am 5/19/20
      • a)
        It shall solicit nominations annually for members of the faculty or staff at San Diego whose research has made a significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge and present recommendations for recipients to the Representative Assembly, which shall accept or reject each recommendation.
        • i)
          It shall recommend up to two members, one in the Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences and one in the Sciences/Engineering, who shall present a public lecture on a topic of his or her choice.
        • ii)
          The recommendations shall be made to the Representative Assembly or the Division no later than its final meeting in the spring term, and the lectures shall be presented during the following academic year.
    • 3)
      Donald F. Tuzin Distinguished Service Award Am 06/07/22
      • a)

        It shall solicit nominations for up to two awards to be given annually to Academic Senate members who have shown an exceptional commitment broadly defined as university service, Academic Senate service, or public service and present a recommendation to the Representative Assembly, which shall accept or reject the recommendations.

        Am 06/07/22

Part 2: Committees