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Faculty Senate

Faculty Senate

The Faculty Senate is the elected representative body of the Faculty, consisting of representatives from the four colleges of the university and the library; Senators are the voice of the Faculty. The Faculty Senate serves as a recognized channel of communication between the Faculty and the Administration. The role of the Faculty Senate is to facilitate effective participation by the Faculty in the academic affairs of the University.

Faculty Senate Executive Committee

Past President President President-Elect Secretary
Dr. Jennifer Alexiou-Ray Dr. Daniel Valentine Dr. Tiffany Wang Dr. Carolyn Garrity
Dr. Jennifer Alexiou-Ray Dr. Daniel Valentine Dr. Carolyn Garrity

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Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes (2018-2019)

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Faculty Senate Roster

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College of Arts & Sciences (CAS)
Department of Behavioral & Social Sciences FS Reps: 4
Dr. Virginia “Lee” Bare F16 – 19
Dr. Meredith Tetloff F17 – 20
Dr. Andrea Eckelman F17 – 20
Dr. Carl Doerfler F18 – 21
Department of Biology, Chemistry, & Mathematics FS Reps: 4
Dr. Dalila Mathews F15 – 19
Dr. Benton Tyler F17 – 20
Dr. Prakash Bharara F18 – 21
Dr. Brett Noerager F18 – 21
Department of Communication Science & Disorders FS Reps: 1
Dr. Daniel Valentine F16 – 19
Department of English & Foreign Languages FS Reps: 4
Dr. Stacey Ayotte F16 – 19
Dr. Erin Chandler F16 – 19
Dr. Samantha Webb F17 – 20
Dr. Valerie Johnson F18 – 21
College of Business (COB) FS Reps: 3
Dr. Jim Connell F16 – 19
Dr. Doug Smith F16 – 20
Dr. Carolyn Garrity F18 – 21
College of Education (COE)
Department of Health & Human Services FS Reps: 3
Dr. Stacy Bishop F15 – 19
Dr. Latofia Parker F16 – 20
Dr. Lolita Kincade F18 – 21
Department of Teaching, Leadership, & Technology FS Reps: 4
Dr. Gregory Samuels F16 – 19
Dr. Alvin Taylor F17 – 20
Dr. Tammy Cook F18 – 21
Dr. Jennifer Alexiou-Ray F18 – 21
College of Fine Arts (CoFA)
Department of Art FS Reps: 3
Mr. Lee Somers F16 – 19
Ms. Karen Graffeo F17 – 20
Dr. Catherine Walsh F18 – 21
Department of Communication FS Reps: 2
Mr. Brook Pruitt F16 – 19
Dr. Tiffany Wang F17 – 20
Department of Music FS Reps: 2
Dr. Rebecca Halliday F15 – 19
vacant vacant
Department of Theatre FS Reps: 1
Ms. Emily Gill F17 – 20
Carmichael Library FS Reps: 1
Ms. Amanda Melcher F16 – 19