Faculty Governance Committees
Executive Council Responsibilities: Executive Council shall be the council primarily responsible for assisting the Faculty in the discharge of its governance duties and shall provide a channel of communication and consultation between the President of the College and the Faculty with respect to their joint and several responsibilities in the governance of the College.
|Vice President||David Bowne||2021-2023|
|Secretary||Elizabeth Newell||Spring 2023|
|Chair of Personnel Council||Deborah Waltermire-Burton||2022-2023|
Academic Council Members
Academic Council Responsibilities: Academic Council proposes academic policy and is the overseer and evaluator of the curriculum of the College and the quality of its academic program. The Council's function is to consider academic questions that are fundamental in nature and broad-based in scope including, especially, the core curriculum. In performing its function, Academic Council initiates and continuously reviews policy regarding admissions standards, degree requirements, and the content and quality of the overall curriculum and the academic programs. All academic policies, procedures and decisions having broad or campus-wide implications must be submitted for approval at the next meeting of the Faculty Assembly.
|Physical/Natural Sciences Faculty||Leyla Batakci||2021-2024|
|Physical/Natural Sciences Faculty||Elizabeth Dalton||2022-2025|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Tara Moore||2020-2023|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Nobuaki Takahashi||2022-2025|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Judy Ericksen||2021-2024|
|Faculty (At large)||Adam Swartzendruber||2022-2025|
|Faculty (At large)||Lauren Toote||2021-2024|
|Faculty (At large)||Kurt DeGoede, Secretary||2020-2023|
|Student Assembly Representative|
|SVPAA or Designee||Kristi Kneas||—|
|Director of Academic Advising, ex-officio without vote||Stephanie Rankin||—|
|High Library Director or Designee||Thomas Zaharevich||—|
Judicial Council Members
Judicial Council Responsibilities: When questions concerning this Constitution arise, Judicial Council shall reach an interpretive decision and then report to the Faculty Assembly. Any decision shall take effect when reported to a meeting of the Faculty Assembly unless such decision is set aside at that meeting by a motion receiving the support of two-thirds of the voting members present. Detailed description of the appeals, faculty complaints, review and adjudication can be found in the faculty handbook.
|Physics/Natural Sciences Faculty||Thomas Hagan||2020-2023|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Nancy Carlson||2021-2024|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Jeffery Long||2021-2024|
|Faculty (At large)||Elizabeth Newell||Spring 2023|
|Faculty (At Large)||David Brown||2022-2025|
|Faculty (At large)||Matthew Fritz||2022-2025|
Personnel Council Members
Personnel Council Responsibilities: Responsibilities for the Personnel Council shall, as a designee of the Faculty, advise the President on policies and procedures related to the College's administrative structure and functions. Only Personnel Council shall negotiate on behalf of the faculty for leaves, salary increases, fringe benefits, promotion, tenure, professional expectations and other personnel matters related to the professional performance or welfare of the Faculty.
|Physics/Natural Sciences Faculty||Jean Batista Abreu||2021-2024|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Justin Badgerow||2022-2025|
|Professional Studies Faculty||James Corbin||Spring 2023|
|Faculty (At large)||James Hughes||Spring 2023-2024|
|Faculty (At large)||Stephen Soltys||2022-2025|
|Faculty (At large)||Deborah Waltermire-Burton (Chair)||2020-2023|
|Director of Human Resources, ex-officio||Ann Eckert||—|
Additional Committee information is posted in the Faculty Assembly Shared Folder. You may contact Jill Moore in the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Office for a complete committee list.