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Faculty Welfare Committee (FWC)


The principal charge of the Faculty Welfare Committee is to advise the Division and confer with administrative agencies on all matters involving the economic welfare of the faculty, including but not limited to the level of salaries, salary determination methodology, benefits, insurance, retirement, housing and conditions of employment. Due attention will be given to matters of particular concern to emeriti.


  • Eleven voting faculty members, of whom at least two members are emeriti - appointed by the Committee on Committees and approved by the Legislative Assembly for a three-year term
  • Two student representatives - 1 graduate student and 1 undergraduate student appointed by their respective student government agencies (votes reported separately)
  • An Emeriti Representative serves as the Emeriti Retirees Relations Liaison 
  • One member serves as a representative of the Semel HCI Steering Committee
  • One member serves as a member of the systemwide University Committee on Faculty Welfare

Interactions with Administration The Faculty Welfare Committee consults with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Personnel and the Administrative Vice-Chancellor.

The Faculty Welfare Committee typically meets once a month during the academic year.

FWC Chair: Samantha Butler,

Committee Analyst: Renee Rouzan-Kay,