Standing Committees are those considered essential and are continually activated. These committees are generally associated with a specific policy document of the Jacobs School.
Select Committees are those considered to be of high importance, but may be activated or deactivated as necessary based on specific committee charges. Select Committees may be activated or deactivated on recommendation of the Steering Committee and majority vote of the Faculty Council. The terms of office for members of Select Committees shall expire in three years or when the Committee is deactivated, whichever comes first.