Shared Governance, Service & Committees

SBS Faculty with Roles in Shared Governance

For 2022-2023, the following SBS faculty have roles in institutional shared governance. Please feel free to reach out to any of them with questions, concerns, or comments.

Shared Governance Committees

Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

  • Leila Hudson, Middle Eastern and North African Studies (ex officio as Chair of the Faculty)
  • Diane Ohala, Linguistics

Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)

  • Javier Duran, Latin American Studies
  • Leila Hudson, Middle Eastern and North African Studies (ex officio as Chair of the Faculty)

Academic Personnel Policy Committee (APPC)

Student Affairs Policy Committee

Committee of 11


Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure (CAFT)

    Committee on Conciliation

    Constitution & Bylaws Committee

    Graduate Council

    Research Policy Committee

    Shared Governance Review Committee

    • Leila Hudson, Middle Eastern and North African Studies (ex officio as Chair of the Faculty)

    Undergraduate Council

    University Committee on Ethics & Commitment

    University-wide General Education Committee (UWGEC)

    SBS Faculty Advisory Council

    Our Faculty Advisory Coucil advises the Dean on emerging matters of college or university importance. It is an elected body composed of five faculty members (rank open), with representatives across the units.

    Information on eligibility and voting procedures is available through the Faculty Advisory Council policy and SBS Faculty Advisory Council Bylaws

    AY 22-23 members of the Faculty Advisory Council:

    Faculty interested in learning more about the Faculty Advisory Council, including how to participate, are welcome to email the above members or email Mika Galilee-Belfer on the Faculty Affairs team in SBS.

    SBS Financial Task Force

    SBS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee

    The College of Social and Behavioral Sciences places critical perspectives on social difference at the very center of our scholarship, teaching, and service. See our statement on Diversity & Inclusion.

    Open letter to President Robbins regarding freedom of speech and the AZ3

    Statement of Support for Native SOAR (Student Outreach, Access, and Resiliency) Students


    Looking for a new service opportunity? There are several committees within in SBS that you can consider:

    • Continuing Status & Promotion Committee
    • Diversity & Inclusion Council
    • Faculty Advisory Council
    • Promotion & Tenure Committee
    • Sabbatical Committee

    If you are interested in serving on one of the SBS committees, please email Mika Galilee-Belfer.