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Faculty Governance at the University of Florida Libraries

Faculty Strategic Planning Committee


  1. Provide annual evaluations to the UFLFA Chair for implementing and continuing shared governance in cooperation with the Libraries administrations and Libraries Senators in compliance with University requirements.
  2. Develop guidelines that clarify both separate and mutual areas of faculty and administrative responsibility for shared governance in cooperation with the Libraries administrations.
  3. Review matters of strategic importance as determined by the Committee or assigned by the UFLFA Chair.
  4. Report on Committee matters at the UFLFA meetings and report on all activities to the UFLFA Chair at least annually during the UFLFA business meeting.


  • 5 members
    • 1 or more Smathers Libraries
    • 1 Health Science Center Libraries
    • 1 Legal Information Center
  • All must be faculty members
  • Appointed by the UFLFA Chair in consultation with the other officers.
  • 2 year staggered terms

Current Members

Name Division Term
Peter Bushnell Technical Services 2010
James Cusick (chair) Special Collections 2009
Elizabeth Outler Legal Information Center 2010


The committee will meet after the UFLFA annual business meeting and when requested to do so by the committee Chair.
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