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Faculty Senate Committees

2017-18 Faculty Senate Committees

University Committees with Senate Seats Held by
Academic Affairs Jason Reese
Calendar Committee Charlotte Allen
Graduate Council Jeremy Stovall
Core-Curriculum Assessment Scott Sosebee
Policy Committee Angela Jones, Todd Barios, Andrew Lannen
Distance Education Mark Montgomery, Kefa Onchoke, Paula Griffin, Kathy Sheriff

Senate Subcommittees Strategic Initiative 2018-19

Academic Affairs
Louise Stoehr, Chair
Jamie Weaver
Kathy Sheriff
Laurie Rogers


This committee deals with matters pertaining to academic standards and the academic relationships between faculty and students.
The committee's responsibility includes, but is not limited to, curriculum, degree requirements, admission policies, standards of
academic performance, types of degrees offered, and new programs.

Administration and Finance
Paula Griffin (tr)
Scott Sosebee
Alan Campbell
Pushkar Ogale


This committee provides faculty interpretation of, response to, and advice concerning university administrative and
financial procedures. The committee's responsibility includes, but is not limited to, university expenditure and revenue
policies relative to fund allocation, salary equalization, budget development, and financial planning.

CC Conn, Chair
Kyle Ainsworth
Al Greule

This committee is responsible for disseminating information about Senate activities to the faculty as a whole and to encourage
input from the faculty.

Angela Jones, Chair
Chris Ryan
Charlotte Allen


This committee organizes and conducts all senatorial elections and any other elections which the Senate is asked to conduct for
the University.

James Morris, Chair
Derek Cegelka
Brian Uriegas
Donald Gooch

This committee deals with all matters which involve the faculty's professional and moral judgments and activities in the University

Faculty Government and Involvement
JM Mehaffey, Chair
Kefa Onchoke
Yuleinys Catillo
Chris McKenna


This committee deals with matters pertaining to the relationship between the faculty and the administration and with matters
concerning the Senate as the representative body of the faculty.

Professional Welfare
Paulo Dutra, Chair
Wes Berg
Todd Barrios
Andrew Lannen
Dustin Joubert


This committee deals with all university policies and procedures which affect the professional life of the faculty. In particular, the
committee shall review policies relating to tenure, academic freedom, salary, promotions, employment practices, dismissal of
faculty, evaluation of faculty, faculty workloads, fringe benefits, retirement, and any other such item about which faculty members
are concerned.

Senate Strategic Planning
Jeremy Stovall, Chair
Le'Ann Solmonson
Mark Montgomery


This committee monitors institutional, stateand national faculty issues and trends, sets goals parallel to institutional planning, and
assesses the progress of these goals from a faculty perspective.




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