Committees

Faculty Senate Standing Committees

About

Establishes a calendar of Faculty Senate meetings, agenda of each Faculty Senate meeting, continually reviews policies and procedures, maintains liaison with the Administration of the University, initiates Faculty Senate action, preserves and interprets Faculty Senate documents, determines eligibility to Faculty Senate All-University committees, assigns work to each Faculty Senate Standing committee, advises the Faculty Senate President and other members of the Executive Committee on matters of the Faculty Senate.

Committee Members

Name Title
Deborah Weiss President
Luke Eilderts Secretary
William Faraclas Treasurer and Chair of Finance Committee
Maria Diamantis Immediate Past President of the Faculty Senate
Paul Petrie Chair, Academic Policy Committee
Klay Kruczek Chair, Elections Committee
Natalie Starling Chair, Personnel Policy Committee
Robert Gregory Chair, Rules Committee
Kate Marsland Chair, Student Policy Committee
Parker Fruehan Chair, Technology Committee

 

About

Purview: All matters of policy pertaining to academic matters; e.g., academic philosophy, academic standards, accreditation, degree programs, grading system, special academic programs, etc.

Chair

Paul Petrie

Committee Members

Name Department
Dave Allen Accounting
Aidan Coleman  
William Farley Anthropology
Robert Forbus Marketing
Dushmantha Jayawickreme Earth Science
Obiageli Okwuka School Health Education
Paul Petrie, Chair English
David Pettigrew Philosophy
Kevin Siedlecki Athletics - Women's Lacrosse

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

About

Purview: All matters dealing with University-wide elections and referenda; e.g., notification of existence of vacancies and of qualifications for voters and for nominees, collection and certification of names of nominees, collection and distribution of information of nominees or referendum issue, tabulation of ballots, distribution of voting results, etc. This committee may also run elections for other University Committees when directed to do so by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee in response to a request from the University Administration.

Chair

Klay Kruczek

Committee Members

Name Department
Darcy Kern History
Klay Kruczek, Chair Mathematics
Mina Park Business Information System (BIS)
Frances Penny Nursing
Jon Wharton Political Science

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

 

About

Purview: All matters of fiscal policy relating to the University and Faculty Senate; e.g., University and Faculty Senate budget, long-range planning, the use and balances of contractually-provided and other travel funds, etc. This committee will maintain liaison with the University Budget and Planning Committee and with the Administration on all finance-related matters of the University. The Treasurer of the Faculty Senate shall serve as the Committee Chairperson.

Chair

William Faraclas

Committee Members

Name Department
Maria Diamantis Curriculum & Learning
William Faraclas, Chair Public Health
Sanja Grubacic Economics
Mohammed T. Islam Computer Science
Carol Stewart Management / IB

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

 

About

Purview: All matters of policy pertaining to personnel represented in the Faculty Senate; e.g., promotion, tenure, sabbatical, salary, fringe benefits, etc.

Chair

Natalie Starling

Committee Members

Name Department
Gregory Adams Sociology
Sarah Crawford Biology
Angela Lopez-Velasquez Special Education
Stephen Monroe Tomczak Social Work
Mike Shea English
Jeff Slomba Art
Natalie Starling, Chair Counseling & School Psychology
Jacqueline Toce Library Services

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

 

About

Purview: All matters dealing with the internal operations of the Faculty Senate and the interaction of the Faculty Senate and faculty; e.g., election of Senators, constitutional questions, all matters of information on committees serving the University community. This committee will request and receive annual reports from All-University Committees on behalf of the Faculty Senate and make recommendations to the Faculty Senate based upon those reports and act as an appeals board, which reviews committee membership guidelines and procedures, and insure equal representation for all departments.

Chair

Robert Gregory

Committee Members

Name Department
Robert Gregory, Chair Health & Movement Sciences
Paul Levatino Marriage & Family Therapy
Matthew Miller Environment, Geography & Marine Sciences
Jeff Webb Chemistry

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

 

About

Purview: All matters of policy pertaining to students; e.g., admissions, academic standings, grading system. This committee will also maintain liaison with student government and other student organizations involved with student policies.

Chair

Kate Marsland

Committee Members

Name Department
Beena Achhpal Curriculum and Learning
Barbara Cook Communication Disorders
Michael Dodge Recreation Tourism & Sport Mgmt
Jerry Dunklee Journalism
Kate Marsland, Chair Psychology
Mike Nizhnikov Psychology
Matthew Ouimet Counseling Services

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020

 

About

Purview: All matters dealing with technology as it impacts faculty in their teaching and research; e.g., hardware/software acquisition, technical support, long range planning relative to academic technology, etc. This committee will maintain liaison with other technology committees and groups on campus as well as the University Information Technology department.

Chair

Parker Fruehan

Committee Members

Name Department
Joe Fields Mathematics
Parker Fruehan, Chair Library Services
Peter Latchman Health & Movement Sciences
Yan Liu Information & Library Science
Tom Radice History
Walter Stutzman Music
Sandip Dutta Finance
Derek Taylor Communication, Media, and Screen Studies
Douglas Macur Theatre
Binlin Wu Physics

Minutes

  • September 11, 2019
  • September 25, 2019
  • October 9, 2019
  • October 23, 2019
  • Novemer 6, 2019
  • November 20, 2019
  • January 22, 2020
  • February 5, 2020
  • February 19, 2020
  • March 4, 2020
  • March 25, 2020
  • April 8, 2020
  • April 22, 2020