UTMB Faculty Senate 2016-17


UTMB Faculty Senate Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month (unless otherwise noted) from 4:30 pm to 6 pm | Marie Hall Room, 4.622 | 4th Floor, SON/SHP Building

The UTMB Faculty Senate is an open forum and welcomes all faculty members to attend.

Suzanne AltonWords from your Chair

December 2016
Happy Holidays! The Senate is gearing up to meet with President Callender in January, so if you have questions for him please forward them to us from the Senate homepage. David Niesel, PhD, Sr. VP and Chief Research Officer and Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences was our guest again… Read more »

UTMB Senate Report Card
Issues addressed and their resolution (see minutes for further details):




1/17 Ombudsperson Website for Faculty Ombudsperson Implemented
12/16 ppd and flu shots done at work site Problematic to get ppd's read correctly; stalled flu shots - sites can request from Employee Health
12/16 Day Care on campus UTMB Executive Leadership: was costing UTMB >$200,000 to subsidize; considered an asymmetrical benefit that only benefits a few, on which state funding frowns.
11/16 Faculty Senate Lounge in Rebecca Sealy On hold due to budget issues
7/16 Overbooking appointments Per Dr. McCallum, this will not be instituted over all clinics as blanket policy