University of Houston-Victoria

Faculty Senate


The Faculty Senate is an elected body of the Faculty Council and represents the Faculty Council on a regular basis: (l) to provide a forum wherein any matter associated with the institution can be openly discussed by any faculty member; (2) to enable the faculty to reach informed collective decisions on academic matters; (3) to advise the administration on non-academic matters; and (4) to give the faculty a collective voice in issues relating to the exercise of academic freedom, professional rights, and professional responsibilities in the university community. The Faculty Senate consists of at least 9 members, 2 from each academic college and the members of the Executive Committee. Members of the Faculty Council of each of the academic colleges choose their Senators.

Report to:

President, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Faculty Council

Senate Committee 2022-2023

  • Casey Akins (CLASS)
  • Sharon de Marin (CEHP)
  • Hardik Gohel (CNAS)
  • Humberto Hernandez (CNAS)
  • Rebecca Heron (CLASS)
  • Kwan Lee (CB)
  • Jang Woo Park (CNAS)
  • Aleksandr Pikalov (CNAS)
  • Abran Rodriguez (CEHP)
  • Mark Ward (CLASS)
  • Michael Wiblishauser (CEHP)
  • Qiao Xu (CB)
  • Andria Young (CEHP)
  • Feirong Yuan (CB)