Senate Committees

Faculty Senate Executive Committee - FSEC

The FSEC shall, in accordance with CRR 300.020.E.5, consist of the Chair, Past-Chair and Chair-Elect of the Faculty Senate, and the two IFC representatives. The FSEC shall meet regularly to plan all meetings of the Faculty Senate. The FSEC shall, when necessary, (i) refer to other committees for their consideration issues that fall within a given committee’s area of responsibility, and (ii) recommend to the Faculty Senate the establishment of ad hoc committees. The FSEC shall meet with the Chancellor, Provost, and/or other members of the administration as often as is deemed necessary and appropriate to discuss issues of concern to the Faculty Senate or general faculty.

Name Unit Term
Viviana Grieco, Chair Arts and Sciences 2021-2022
Kathleen Kilway, Chair-Elect Biological and Chemical Sciences 2021-2022
Tom Mardikes, Past Chair Conservatory 2021-2022
Anthony Shiu, IFC Arts and Sciences 2021-2023
Debra Leiter, IFC Arts and Sciences 2021-2023

Faculty Senate Budget Commitee - FSBC

The FSBC shall provide a forum for discussion of budget issues. The FSBC shall consist of a chair and two additional members of the Senate, who shall be selected by the Faculty Senate Executive Committee and approved by Senate. All members of the FSBC shall serve on the campus-wide University Budget Committee. Additionally, other faculty members (both Senators and non-Senators) may volunteer to serve on the FSBC. The Chair of FSBC must be a Senators when appointed. The Chair of the Faculty Senate shall serve on FSBC and UBC.

Name Unit Term
Eric Olsen, Chair Arts and Sciences 2020-2021
Tom Mardikes Conservatory 2020-2021
Michelle Maher School of Education 2020-2021

Faculty Senate National Awards Committee - FSNAC

The FSNAC shall be responsible for nominating faculty members for distinguished organizations and awards and working with academic units to generate these nominations. The FSNAC shall consist of five to six tenured professors from a variety of academic disciplines. Support will come from Faculty Affairs. The Faculty Senate shall appoint the members of the FSNAC and shall appoint one or two new members each year. Each member of the FSNAC shall serve three-year terms. At least one Senator shall serve on the FSNAC, and the Chair of the FSNAC shall be a Senator.

Name Unit Term
Viviana Grieco, Chair Arts and Sciences 2020-2021
Diane Filion, ex-officio Vice-Provost for Faculty Affairs 2020-2021
Chris Liu, ex-officio Vice-Chancellor of Research 2020-2021
Anthony Caruso Computing and Engineering 2020 -2021
Yi Chen Conservatory 2020 -2021
Kun Cheng Pharmacy 2020 -2021
Jonh Kevern Computing and Engeneering 2020 -2021
Jeffrey Price Chemical and Biological Sciences 2020 -2021

Faculty Senate Oversight Committee - FSOC

The FSOC monitors the grievance process and provides feedback on the process to the Faculty Senate, the faculty, the Provost and the Chancellor. The FSOC shall consist of three to five tenured faculty members, each 6 serving for a three-year term. The Faculty Senate shall appoint the members of the FSOC and shall appoint one or two new members each year. At least one member of the FSOC shall be a member of the Faculty Senate, and the Chair of the FSOC shall be a Senator. Each year, the FSOC shall present a summative and evaluative report to the FSEC, the Provost and the Chancellor. See CRR 370.010.C.11 for the specific procedures regulating the FSOC.

Name Unit Term
Timothy Lynch Law 2020-2021
Hari Bhat Pharmacy 2020-2021
Kenneth Ferguson Law 2020-2021

Faculty Senate Academic Issues Committee - FSAIC

The FSAIC, on behalf of the general faculty, addresses issues related to admissions procedures and requirements, degree programs and requirements, curricula, grading procedures, academic ceremonies, honorary degrees and titles, and any other issue of an academic nature which is the responsibility or prerogative of the general faculty. The FSAIC shall consist of nine members of ranked faculty from a broad selection of schools, and each shall serve for a three-year term. The Faculty Senate shall appoint the members of the FSAIC and shall appoint three new members each year. At least one member of the FSAIC shall be a member of the Faculty Senate, and the Chair of the FSAIC shall be a Senator.

Name Unit Term
Hari Bhat, Chair Pharmacy 2020-2021
Deb Chatterjee Computing and Engineering 2020-2021

Faculty Senate Committee for Preliminary Informal Conferences - FSCPIC

This committee shall conduct “preliminary informal conferences” when requested by any faculty members who have been notified in writing of proposed actions for dismissal pursuant to CRR 310.060. The FSCPIC shall consist of four tenured/tenure-track faculty members and one non-tenure track faculty member, each serving for a three-year term. The Faculty Senate shall appoint the members of the FSCPIC and shall appoint one or two new members each year. At least two members of the FSCPIC shall be from the Volker Campus, and at least one member of the FSCPIC shall be from the Hospital Hill Campus. The Chair of the FSCPIC shall be a Senator. At the end of each academic year, the FSCPIC shall present a summative and evaluative report to the FSEC.

Name Unit Term
David Van Horn, Chair Biological and Chemical Sciences 2020-2023
Hadara Bar-Nadav Arts and Sciences 2020-2023