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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||Term|
|Lisa Wilson (A&S)||Faculty Senate Chair||2004||wilsonlm||2015-2017|
|Nicole Conant (SOEPS)||Faculty Senate Vice-Chair||2539||conantna||2016-2018|
|Jim Hubbard (Libraries)||Faculty Senate Secretary||3322||hubbarjl||2016-2017|
|Standing Committee Chairs (division)|
|Tim Morse (SSC) & Dave Bugg (A&S)||Academic Policies, Standards & Advising|
|Cheryl Miller (A&S) & Joel Foisy (A&S)||Academic Programs & Curriculum|
|Mark Misiak (Athletics)||Admissions|
|Karla Fennell (Graduate Studies) & Clifford Rossiter (A&S)||Business Affairs|
|Joshua LaFave (Graduate Studies) & Lynn Hall (SOEPS)||Goals and Planning|
|Harold Ellingsen (A&S)||Graduate Affairs|
|Jan Trybula (A&S)
|Peter Cutler (Graduate Studies)||Nomination|
|University Faculty Senator|
|Jan Trybula (A&S)|
|Walt Conley (A&S), Lisa Wilson (A&S), Nicole Conant (A&S)||Alternates|
|Laura Rhoads||Acting UUP Chapter President|
|Alan Hersker||General Education|
Phone numbers are on campus only. From off campus, all numbers are (315) 267-xxxx.