Faculty nominations sought for U-M Police Department oversight committee

March 12, 2018  //  FOUND IN: Our Employees

Nominees are being sought to represent faculty senate and non-senate positions on the U-M Police Department oversight committee.

The committee considers grievances against any police officer or the police department. Its findings and recommendations are reported to the executive director of the Division of Public Safety and Security.

The six-member committee consists of two student members, two faculty members (one senate faculty and one non-senate faculty), and two staff members (one union and one non-union), who are nominated and elected by their peers for two-year terms.

University Human Resources is soliciting nominations for the non-senate faculty representative. Members of the following groups are eligible to be nominated for and participate in the election for this position: lecturers, active emeriti, adjunct and clinical faculty members.

Nominations for the non-senate position may be made online through March 23 by clicking here. Faculty members may nominate themselves or another lecturer, active emeriti, adjunct or clinical faculty member. Nominees will be contacted by Staff Human Resources for their consent to run in the April election. Appointment of the newly elected member of the committee will take place in May.

The faculty senate is following a similar timeline to elect their representative to the committee. Faculty senate members may submit nominations of eligible senate members to facultysenateoffice@umich.edu by March 23. The senate includes all tenured and tenure-track professors, librarians, primary research faculty with full-time appointments, executive officers and deans.