Charge to the Committee
The Committee shall be governed by the terms of the General Charter. In addition, the Committee shall suggest and review faculty and staff retirement programs, insurance programs, medical and health programs, and "fringe benefits" for University employees; represent the faculty and staff in discussion and negotiation with vendors of insurance as these are carried forward by responsible officers of the administration.
Membership is confirmed by the President of the University. The committee consists of seven members appointed by the governing body of the faculty, currently the Faculty Senate; and seven members appointed by the governing body of the staff, currently the Staff Council. The committee is co-chaired by a faculty member and a staff member. Chair selections are made by the president of the Faculty Senate and president of Staff Council respectively. Members may be appointed for terms of up to three years. The general guideline against reappointment for more than two terms of three years each shall not apply to this committee.