About CPAB


The Campus Planning Advisory Board (CPAB) was created in the fall of 2003 as part of the effort to streamline boards and committees that involve faculty. Following is the Charter as approved by the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC):

Charge

The Campus Planning Advisory Board shall serve to advise the senior officers, on resources and priorities concerning the utilization and development of the physical campus. The Campus Planning Advisory Board shall review and make recommendations concerning the University's Master Plan for the physical campus; matters relating to the long-range development of the physical campus; proposals for new facilities and significant renovations or landscaping projects; and other matters related to the current and future utilization of the physical campus. The Board will also organize its work with other Boards and Committees where there are special issues of overlapping interest, particularly on housing. The Campus Planning Advisory Board shall, through the Chair and Vice Chair, provide regular input and feedback on matters pertaining to the physical campus to the President and the Corporation Committee on Facilities & Design.

Membership

The members shall consist of the senior administrator charged with oversight of the utilization and development of the physical campus, four faculty members, two staff members, and one undergraduate, one graduate, and one medical student. Members shall serve staggered two-year terms. The Vice President for Facilities Management and the Director of Planning shall serve as ex officio, non-voting members.

 Chair and Staffing

The Board Chair shall be the senior administrator charged with oversight of the utilization and development of the physical campus. The Vice Chair shall be a faculty member who is elected by the board at the end of his/her first year of service. The Board shall be staffed by the Offices of the Provost and the Vice President for Facilities Management.

Procedures

An Executive Committee, consisting of the Chair and Vice Chair, shall set the agenda for Board meetings. The Board shall meet at least once per semester.

The Board shall report annually in writing to the Faculty. The report is to be given by the Vice Chair or, in his/her absence, by the Chair.

Appointment of members

Faculty members will be appointed by the the senior administrator charged with oversight of the utilization and development of the physical campus with advice from the Committee on Nominations. Staff members will be appointed by the the senior administrator charged with oversight of the utilization and development of the physical campus with advice from the Staff Advisory Committee (SAC). Student members will be appointed by the senior administrator charged with oversight of the utilization and development of the physical campus with advice from the appropriate student government.

Revised 5-20-11