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Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the representative governing body of the Faculty.

It is empowered to recommend to the Faculty policy relating to academic affairs, student affairs, personnel, facilities, and any other matters of general faculty concern; to act on college policy relating to such matters; to organize itself with officers elected from voting faculty members; to receive and act upon reports of its committees; and to recommend to and communicate with the President of the College, the College Council, the Chancellor of the University, the Board of Trustees, the University Senate, or any other appropriate individual or body. Faculty Senate By-laws (PDF)

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

According to the Bylaws of the Faculty, "The Executive Committee (of the Faculty Senate) shall include the officers of the Faculty Senate, the Chair of each of the Faculty Senate Standing Committees, the University Faculty Senator (ex-officio), and an additional member from each school of the College not otherwise represented in the aforementioned categories of members. A representative of the collective bargaining agent will be invited to attend as a non-voting member. A quorum of this committee shall consist of a majority of its membership and is required for the conduct of business."

Faculty Senate Officers (division) Position Phone E-mail Term
Lisa Wilson (A&S) Faculty Senate Chair 2004 wilsonlm 2015-2017
Raphael Sanders (Crane) Faculty Senate Vice-Chair 2448 sanderrp 2014-2016
Nicole Conant (SOEPS) Faculty Senate Secretary 2539 conantna 2014-2016
Standing Committee Chairs (division)        
Tim Morse (SSC) Academic Policies, Standards & Advising      
Marianne Hebert Academic Programs & Curriculum      
Mark Misiak (Athletics) Admissions      
Kevin Smith (A&S) Business Affairs      
Joshua LaFave (Graduate Studies) Goals and Planning      
Harold Ellingsen (A&S) Graduate Affairs      
Jan Trybula (A&S)
Tammy Durant (SSC)
Student Affairs
Student Affairs
Peter Cutler (Graduate Studies) Nomination      
University Faculty Senator        
Walter Conley       2013-2016
Susan Haller Alternate     2013-2016
Non-voting members        
Laura Rhodes Acting UUP Chapter President      
Alan Hersker General Education      

Phone numbers are on campus only. From off campus, all numbers are (315) 267-xxxx.