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Faculty Senate & Council Executive Committee

Description:

The Executive Committee consists of the president, vice president, secretary, and immediate past president of the Faculty Council. In case an academic college has no member on the committee, one faculty member from that college shall be elected to the committee by the Faculty Council immediately following the election of the officers of the Faculty Council. The president of the Faculty Council serves as a representative to the University Faculties Executive Council, acts as president of the Executive Committee, and serves as president of the Faculty Senate. The Executive Committee prepares an agenda for meetings of the Council and Senate and conducts other Council and Senate business.

Reports to:

Provost and Vice president for Academic Affairs

Membership:

Executive 
  • Jeff Blodgett, President - College of Business (CB)
  • Sandy Venneman,  Vice President - College of Natural and Applied Science (CNAS)
  • Liane Tanguay, Secretary - College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)
  • Katherine Bacon, Member At-Large - College of Education and Health Professions (CEHP)
Senate
  • Alexandre Aidov (CB)
  • Keith Akins (CLASS)
  • Willie Black, Jr. (CEHP)
  • Xiaobo Dong (CB)
  • Jonathan Du (CB)
  • Hardik Gohel (CNAS)
  • Saidat Ilo (CLASS)
  • Saeed Janani (CB)
  • Lou Lloyd-Zannini (CEHP)
  • Amjad Nusayr (CNAS)
  • Jang Woo Park (CNAS)
  • Barba Patton (CEHP)
  • Abran Rodriguez (CEHP)
  • Brooks Sterritt (CLASS)
  • Mark Ward (CLASS)
  • Daniel White (CNAS)
Budget Oversight
  • Teresa LeSage Clements, Chair (CEHP)
  • Esther Cuenca (CLASS)

Core Curriculum

  • Casey Akins (CLASS)
  • Moira Baldwin (CEHP)
  • Ali Dogan (CNAS)
  • Jonathan Du (CB)
  • Nazif Durmaz (CB)
  • Jennifer Ortiz-Garza, Chair (CLASS)
  • Jang Woo Park (CNAS)
  • Barba Patton (CEHP)
  • Sara Zedaker (CLASS)

Faculty Awards

  • Gen Kaneko, Chair, Research Recipient (CNAS)
  • Aleksandr Pikalov (CNAS)
  • Ricardo Teixeira, Service Recipient (CNAS)
  • Daniel White, Teaching Recipient (CNAS)
  • Michael Wiblishauser (CEHP)
  • Qiao Xu (CB)
  • Sara Zedaker (CLASS)
Faculty Development Leave 
  • Moira Baldwin (CEHP)
  • Hongyu Guo (CNAS)
  • Rachana Kalelkar (CB)
  • Catherine Perz, Chair (CLASS)
 Faculty Evaluation 
  • Sneha Nayar-Bhalerao, Chair (CEHP)
  • Liane Tanguay (CLASS)
 Faculty Salary
  • Willie Black, Jr. (CEHP)
  • Paul Carlson (CEHP)
  • Olga Chapa (CB)
  • Melanie Lemanski (CLASS)
  • Sandy Venneman, Chair (CLASS)
  • Mark Ward (CLASS)
Graduate Studies
  • Ali Dogan (CNAS)
  • Hashimul Ehsan (CNAS)
  • Massomeh Hajilee (CB)
  • Shengsheng "Charlie" Huang (CB)
  • Anthony Madrid (CLASS)
  • Sherry Vafa, Chair (CEHP)
  • Shannon Viola (CLASS)
  • Liping Wei (CEHP)
Grievance 
  • Keith Akins (CLASS)
  • Paul Carlson (CEHP)
  • Estella DeLosSantos (CEHP) 
  • Massomeh Hajilee (CB)
  • Rachana Kalelkar (CB)
  • Jang Woo Park (CNAS)
  • Sandy Venneman, Chair (CLASS)
 Plagiarism & Academic Integrity 
  • Courtney Bosier Hawthorne (Student Success)
  • Peggy Cloninger (CB)
  • Esther Cuenca (CLASS)
  • Humberto Hernandez (CNAS)
  • Melanie Lemanski (CLASS)
  • Hsin-Hui Lin (CEHP)
  • Laura Mammina, Chair (CLASS)
  • Massoud Metghalchi (CB)
  • Jang Woo Park (CNAS)
  • Abran Rodriguez (CEHP)
  • Jeff Sartain (CLASS)
  • Brooks Sterritt (CLASS)
  • Michael Wilkinson (Student Services & Judicial Affairs)
  • Ziyun Yang (CB)
Policy Review
  • Estella De Los Santos (CEHP)
  • Xiaobo Dong (CB)
  • Humberto Hernandez (CNAS)
  • Sandy Venneman, Chair (CLASS)
  • Sara Zedaker (CLASS)

Promotion & Tenure 

  • Katherine Bacon (CEHP)
  • Peggy Cloninger (CB)
  • Barba Patton, Chair (CEHP)
  • Catherine Perz (CLASS)
  • Saba Razvi (CLASS)
  • Ziyun Yang (CB)
  • Qi Zhu (CNAS)
Undergraduate Affairs
  • Moira Baldwin (CEHP)
  • Nicole Eugene (CLASS)
  • Ashley Fansher (CLASS)
  • Humberto Hernandez (CNAS)
  • Tong Kang, Chair (CB)
  • Chang Woock Lee (CEHP)
  • Asahi Tomitaka (CNAS)
  • Feirong Yuan (CB)
Ad-hoc Committee to Study Tenure Track for Instructors and Clinical Professors
  • Rebecca Heron, Chair  (CLASS)