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||Susan Mapp||2017-2019|
|Chair of Academic Council||Matt Telleen||2018-2019|
|Chair of Personnel Council||Jeff Rood||2018-2019|
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||Ting Gu||2018-2021|
|Physical/Natural Sciences Faculty||James MacKay||2016-2019|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Mahua Bhattacharya, Vice Chair||2017-2020|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Vanessa Borilot||2016-2019|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Matt Telleen, Chair||2017-2020|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Peter Licona||2018-2021|
|Faculty (At large)||Dmitriy Krichevskiy||2016-2019|
|Faculty (At large)||Ian MacFarlane, Secretary||2018-2021|
|Faculty (At large)||Tomas Estrada||2017-2020|
|Dean for Curriculum & Honors||Brian Newsome||—|
|Director of Academic Advising, ex-officio without vote||Stephanie Rankin||—|
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||Tom Hagan||2017-2020|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Richard Wolf-Spencer||2018-2021|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Hossein Varamini||2018-2021|
|Faculty (At large)||David Brown||2016-2019|
|Faculty (At large)||Elizabeth Newell||2017-2020|
|Faculty (At large)||Diane Bridge, Chair||2016-2019|
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|
|Humanities/F&PA/Social Sciences Faculty||Michele Kozimor-King||2016-2019|
|Professional Studies Faculty||Bryan Greenberg||2017-2020|
|Faculty (At large)||Matt Fritz||2018-2021|
|Faculty (At large)||Jeff Rood, Chair||2016-2019|
|Faculty (At large)||David Bowne||2017-2020|
|President, ex-officio||Carl Strikwerda||—|
|Director of Human Resources, ex-officio||Richelyn Mekile||—|
Additional Committee information is posted in the Faculty Assembly Shared Folder. You may contact Peggy Stauffer in the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Office for a complete committee list.