The computer committee provides guidance and leadership to promote the current and future computing needs of the Department's academic and research programs. The committee meets formally twice a year and informally through email discussion as needed. The committee provides recommendations to the Department Head and Faculty through the Department's Director of Meteorology Computing.
This is a College of EMS Committee comprised of representatives from throughout the College. They are charged with reviewing dossiers and recommending cases for promotion among the Fixed Term and Research Faculty.
This committee serves as a voice for the fixed term and research faculty to address concerns and disseminate information pertaining to policies and issues of fixed term faculty and research appointments.
The Graduate Academic Program committee reviews the Meteorology graduate program and oversees the progress that students are making toward achieving their degrees. All proposed revisions to the MS and PhD degree requirements originate in this committee. The committee meets and makes recommendations to the departmental faculty as needed throughout the year.
The GAC serves as the oversight committee for all graduate student elected representatives. All student-elected representatives meet monthly at GAC meetings with the GAC chair and a faculty member who serves as the faculty liaison. All graduate students are welcome to suggest issues and to attend GAC meetings.
The Opportunities Committee meets once or twice a year, as the need arises, to discuss potential opportunities that the department would like to pursue. This committee also serves as a mechanism to help promote faculty for awards and honors.
The scholarship committee is charged with distributing most student scholarships and awards in the Department of Meteorology and a few at the college level. They meet several times a year to evaluate award and scholarship criteria and make selections and recommendations.
The Undergraduate Academic Program committee reviews the Meteorology undergraduate program and oversees the regular assessment of how well the BS degree requirements are meeting the departmental program objectives and outcomes. All proposed revisions to the BS degree requirements originate in this committee. The committee meets and makes recommendations to the departmental faculty as needed throughout the year.