Charge to the Committee

The Family Issues Charter Committee reviews and makes recommendations on the development and implementation of programs, plans, and policies that promote a positive climate for families of faculty, staff, and students through the life span. The committee also reviews and makes recommendations about the implementation of University child or dependent care programs and plans.


Members are appointed by Faculty Senate, Staff Council, and Student Government and consist of three faculty members, four staff members, and three students. Faculty and staff members serve a three year term; student members serve a one year term. The Director of UI Wellness in University Human Resources serves as an administrative liasion and the Family Services Manager serves as a non-voting member. 

There are generally 6-8 monthly meetings per academic year. Meetings are from 12:00 pm - 1 p.m. in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC). For the specific meeting dates and room locations, visit the website section, Meetings/Minutes, or email

All meetings are open to the public.