University of Houston-Victoria
Provost

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 school has no member on the committee, one faculty member from that school 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, BUS, President
  • Sandy Venneman, AS, Vice President
  • Liane Tanguay, AS, Secretary
  • Katherine Bacon, EDU, Member At-Large
  • Ricardo Teixeira, AS, Past President
Senate
  • Alexandre Aidov, BUS
  • Keith Akins, AS
  • Willie Black, Jr., EDU
  • Xiaobo Dong, BUS
  • Jonathan Du, BUS
  • Saidat Ilo, AS
  • Saeed Janani, BUS
  • Lou Lloyd-Zannini, EDU
  • Barba Patton, EDU
  • Abran Rodriguez, EDU
  • Brooks Sterritt, AS
  • Mark Ward, AS
Budget Oversight
  • Teresa LeSage Clements, EDU, Chair
  • Esther Cuenca, AS

Core Curriculum

  • Moira Baldwin, EDU
  • Ali Dogan, AS
  • Jonathan Du, BUS
  • Nazif Durmaz, BUS
  • Jennifer Ortiz-Garza, AS, Chair
  • Hardik Gohel, AS
  • Jang Woo Park, AS
  • Barba Patton, EDU
  • Sara Zedaker, AS

Faculty Awards

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

Promotion & Tenure 

  • Katherine Bacon, EDU
  • Andrew Baerg, AS
  • Peggy Cloninger, BUS
  • Barba Patton, EDU, Chair
  • Saba Razvi, AS
  • Ziyun Yang, BUS
Undergraduate Affairs
  • Moira Baldwin, EDU
  • Nicole Eugene, AS
  • Humberto Hernandez, AS
  • Tong Kang, BUS, Chair
  • Chang Woock Lee, EDU
  • Feirong Yuan, BUS
Ad-hoc Committee to Study Tenure Track for Instructors and Clinical Professors
  • Rebecca Heron, AS, Chair