University Faculty Senate

Elected by: Faculty

Reports to: President

Number of Members: 32

Faculty 32

Correct as of: August 2015

Purpose. The Faculty Senate shall consider matters of general welfare to the University placed before it by members of the faculty, members and committees of the Faculty Senate, the Student Association, the President of the University, and other administrative officers of the University. Inasmuch as the Faculty Senate is advisory in nature, decisions on all such matters shall be final only when approved by the President of the University, subject to the authority of the Board of Regents and the Coordinating Board. The Faculty Senate shall have no existence separate and apart from the University.

Appointments. The Charter of the Faculty Senate sets forth the Composition of Faculty Senate under Article II and includes the Eligibility, Election Procedure, and Nominations and Elections. The Faculty Handbook includes the Charter in its entirety.

Note: The Faculty Senate survey can be found here.

Committee Members

Lisa Shen*,   Chair
Donna Cox*,   Chair-Elect/Secretary

Terms expire August 31, 2016

Tracy Bilsing, Humanities and Social Sciences
Diane Dowdey, Humanities and Social Sciences
Jonathan Breazeale, 
Business Administration
Diana Nabors,   Education
Marcus Klespis,   Sciences
James Landa,   Health Sciences
Dwayne Pavelock,   Sciences
Douglas Ullrich,   Sciences
David McTier,   Fine Arts & Mass Communication
Gary Oden, Health Sciences
Lisa Shen*, NGL

Terms expire August 31, 2017

Jeff Littlejohn,   Humanities and Social Sciences
John Domino,   Humanities and Social Sciences
Randy Garner,   Criminal Justice
Irfan Ahmed,   Business Administration
Debbi Hatton,   Fine Arts and Mass Communication
Karla Eidson,   Education
Donna Cox*,   Education

Terms expire August 31, 2018

Jason Payton,   Humanities and Social Sciences
Nancy Baker,   Humanities and Social Sciences
Stacy Ulbig,   Humanities and Social Sciences
Joan Bytheway,   Criminal Justice
Don Bumpass,   Business Administration
Mark Frank,   Business Administration
Hayoung Lim,    Fine Arts and Mass Communication
Sheryl Murphy-Manley,   Fine Arts and Mass Communications
Karen Miller,   Fine Arts and Mass Communication
Melinda Miller,   Education
Andrea Foster,   Education
Madhusudan Choudhary, Sciences
William Jasper, Sciences
William Lutterschmidt, Sciences

*Name appears more than once

To Report Errors

All errors in committee listings should be reported in writing to:
JoLynne Wharton
Mail: Campus P.O. Box 2478

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