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Frank G. Houdek

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law

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UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

Service for Southern Illinois University School of Law

1985–1986
Member, Admissions Committee; Member, Order of the COIF Task Force; Alternate Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee; Chair, Kite Day Task Force

1986–1987
Member, Appointments Committee; Member, ABA Site Inspection Self-Study Committee; Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee; Member, Order of the COIF Task Force

1987–1988
Member, Admissions Committee; Member, Promotion and Tenure Committee; Member, Dean Search Committee

1988–1989
Member, Self-Study/Planning Committee

1989–1990
Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Computer Lab Committee

1990–1991
Chair, Curriculum Committee; Member, Legal Writing Committee; Member, Financial Planning Task Force

1991–1992
Faculty coordinator, 1st Year Orientation; Member, Order of the Coif Committee

1992–1993
Chair, Order of the Coif Committee; Chair, ABA Inspection Self-Study Committee

1993–1994
Faculty coordinator, 1st Year Orientation; Chair, ABA Inspection Self-Study Committee; Chair, Order of the Coif Task Force; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee

1994–1995
Faculty coordinator, 1st Year Orientation; Member, Academic Standards Committee; Chair, Order of the Coif Task Force; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member & Recording Secretary, Dean Search Committee

1995–1996
Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member & Recording Secretary, Dean Search Committee

1996–1997
Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Chair, Technology Task Force
Received SIU School of Law Faculty Award for “Outstanding Public Service” (May 1997)

1997–1998
Chair, Technology Task Force; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee

1998–1999
Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee

1999–2000
Chair, Self-Study Committee; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member, Intranet/Extranet Advisory Group; Member, Training Advisory Group

2000–2001
Chair, Self-Study Committee; Chair, Technology Steering Committee; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member, Ad Hoc Director of Technology Search Committee

2001–2002
Chair, Self-Study Committee; Chair, Technology Steering Committee; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member, Curriculum Committee

2002–2003
Chair, Dean Search Committee; Member, Long Range Financial Planning Committee; Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Ad Hoc Committee on New Programs

2003–2004
Chair, Distinguished Visitor Search Committee; Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Rules Committee; Member, Building Addition Task Force; Ex-Officio member, Library Advisory Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2004–2005
Member, Distinguished Visitor Search Committee; Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Rules Committee; Member, Building Addition Task Force; Ex-Officio member, Library Advisory Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2005–2006
Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Building Addition Task Force; Ex-Officio member, Library Advisory Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2006–2007
Member, Academic Standards Committee; Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Personnel Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2007–2008
Member, Curriculum Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Rules Committee; Member, Committee to Select Hearing Officers; Ex-Officio Member, Self-Study Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2008–2009
Member, Curriculum Committee; Member, Rules Committee; Member, Committee to Select Hearing Officers; Ex-Officio Member, Self-Study Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2009–2010
Chair, Long Range Planning Committee; Member, Awards Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Personnel Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2010–2011
Member, Awards Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Curriculum Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Long Range Planning Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Rules Committee; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2011–2012
Member, Curriculum Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Long Range Planning Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Rules Committee; Member, Student Affairs and Awards; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

2012–2013
Member, Bar Preparation Task Force; Ex-Officio Member, Curriculum Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Long Range Planning Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Rules Committee; Ex-Officio Member, Student Affairs and Awards; Faculty Advisor, Southern Illinois University Law Journal

Service for Southern Illinois University

Member, Library Affairs Administrative Council, 1985–1991
Member, Council of SIU Library Directors, 1986–present
Member, Policy Committee on Information Technologies, 1992–1995
Member, Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee, September 1992–July 1996
Member, Library of the Future Committee, September, 1992–1995
Member, Program Committee, Exploring New Horizons (Professional Development Seminar), Carbondale, May 3, 1995.
Member, Inaugural Morris Library Symposium on Information Issues Planning Committee, 1997–1998
Member, NCAA Certification Self-Study Steering Committee, 1997–1999 (Chair, Academic Integrity Sub-Committee)
Member, 2nd Annual Morris Library Symposium on Information Issues Planning Committee, 1998–1999
Member, NCAA Certification Interim Report Review Committee, 2003
Faculty Marshal, Commencement Ceremony, December 2003
Member, Higher Learning Commission Reaccreditation Steering Committee, 2006–2009
Member, Campus-Wide Assessment Committee, 2008–2009
Member, Honorary Degree and Distinguished Service Award Committee, 2009–10
Member, Program Changes Review Committee, 2011–12
Member, Complementary Practices and Academic Efficiencies Task Force, 2012–13

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:

Selected Highlights

President, American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), 1996–1997

Editor, Law Library Journal, Fall 1994–Fall 2007

Chair, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (AALL), 1987–1988

Chair, Committee on Relations with Information Vendors (AALL), 1998–2000

Chair, Special Committee on Fair Business Practices (AALL), 2000–2002 (editor of AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers (2002))

Chair, AALL Hall of Fame Selection Special Committee (AALL), 2009–2010

Chair, Committee on Libraries and Technology, Association of American Law Schools (AALS), 2009

AALL Public Relations Coordinator, 1992–1994

Chair (1988–1990) and Secretary (2002–2007), Mid-America Law Libraries Consortium

President, Southern California Association of Law Libraries, 1981–82

Member (2007–09) and Chair (2009), AALS Committee on Libraries and Technology

Member, Data Policy Committee (formerly Questionnaire Committee), ABA Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, 2010–present

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Room 136
Lesar Law Building
Mailcode 6804
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8788

houdek@siu.edu