Committees

Learn more about the initiatives our committees are championing.

Alma Project Team

This committee was formed to guide the upgrading of automated systems to improve information discovery and research. The new Ex Libris Alma library services platform replaces the 20-year-old Voyager library system.

Type: 2018-
Contact: Fen Lu
Associates of the Faculty Promotion Recommendation Committee

The promotion committee developed and revises the policy which governs promotion from assistant to associate librarian/archivist or from associate to senior librarian/archivist.

Type: Ongoing
Contact: Troy Christenson
Employee Recognition Committee

This committee actively promotes a culture of recognition and appreciation by recognizing those who contribute substantially to group or individual efforts or achievements.

Type: Ongoing
Contact: Christopher Simpson
Faculty Creative Works

This annual event showcases the art, books, juried exhibits, music, media, patents, and journal contributions of UTA faculty. The committee organizes and implements a campus-wide reception, display of works, and accompanying website.

Type: Annual
Contact: Dara McCluskey
Green Office Committee

To become a more environmentally sustainable workplace, this committee encourages practices outlined in the UTA Green Office Program’s initiatives, such as use of recycle bins, turning off lights, and reducing paper consumption.

Type: Ongoing
Contact: Morgan Chivers
Libraries Staff Advisory Council

This council was created to increase communication and transparency within the Libraries by providing a way for department representatives to regularly share information directly with the Dean of Libraries.

Type: Ongoing
Contact: Rebecca Bichel
Open Access Week Planning Committee

Open Access Week is an international event celebrated by libraries and universities around the world. This committee plans and implements a series of presentations, panel discussions, workshops, and information sessions.

Type: Annual
Contact: Yumi Ohira
Staff Engagement & Appreciation Committee

The SEAC committee will foster an environment of staff engagement and community building to support social activities, health and wellness, and peer recognition.

Type: Ongoing
Contact: Joshua Mitchell
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