The Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) is a committee of the Academic Senate housed in the College of Letters and Science. The FEC's responsibilities include:
- Coordinating the academic affairs of the College and overseeing the welfare of its students.
- Opining on curricular issues and policy matters affecting the faculty and students of the College.
- Authority over new courses, course revisions, and minor changes to degree programs (majors and minors).
- Reviewing significant changes to degree programs and the creation of new academic programs.
FEC members are elected by their faculty peers for a term of three years. Two faculty represent each of the College's three divisions. Membership runs September 1 - August 30. 2018-19 FEC members are:
Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences
Humanities and Fine Arts
The Executive Dean and the Dean of Undergraduate Education of the College of Letters and Science serve as ex-officio members. Undergraduate and graduate student representatives hold non-voting positions on the committee.
The FEC advisor is Barbara Gilkes, Assistant Dean of the College.
The FEC meets five times per quarter, on Thursdays, 2-4 pm.